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The Third Annual Ohio 2 Meter FM Simplex Squares Contest

Here's a contest with both
Prizes of Value

And its possible to win a prize ... with just an HT and only one contact!

Imagine a contest based on the first mode that most Hams use, 2 Meter FM simplex. Add an emphasis on mobile and portable operation, throw in some antenna building, introduce Maidenhead grid squares, encourage Elmering, include club recognition, add an element of chance, and pack it all into two five hour operating windows and you've got it:

The Ohio 2 Meter FM Simplex Squares contest.

Mark your calendar now, reserve the weekend of April 7th and 8th, 2018, and plan on working the Third Annual Ohio 2 Meter FM Simplex Squares contest.

Click the links below for all the details and tools you'll need. Check back frequently because this contest is still evolving.
  • Contest Rules - The Official Rules for the Contest
  • Grid Squares - What are they and how to find what grid square you are in
  • Winning Tips - A collection of operating tips and reminders to help you win
  • Logging Tools - Printable log sheets and other tools -Logging Software
  • Antenna Construction - Boost your signal with inexpensive antenna improvements
  • Club Involvement - What your Club can do to Help
  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  • Submit Your Log - Here's where you submit your log. This is practice before the contest.