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NEWS: 9H6YB in IOTA 2018

Three members of the Bristol Contest Group went to Malta for the 2018 IOTA Contest. We were kindly hosted by the Marconi Amateur Radio League located in Mtarfa. The special call 9H6YB was used for the IOTA Contest weekend of 28th/29th July. Conditions were extremely good, including several good openings on 10m and 15m.

The results, which are now published, show us in 5th place in the Multi-Op One High Power One Section making 1998 QSOs after adjudication and a score of 4,894,650 points.

As for our other DXpeditions, all QSLs for this operation should be sent via G3SWH .


G6YB/P in National Field Day 2018

Antennas at night

Ops Steve G3ZVW and Alan G3XSV

The Optibeam

About the Bristol Contest Group

The Bristol Contest Group is a very successful sub-group within the Bristol RSGB Group.  Our purpose is to promote amateur radio contesting within the region.  We participate in a wide variety of activities and contests.  Over the past 15 years we have been prominent in the leader tables of RSGB contests such as Islands on the Air, Club Championships, Field Days and the Affiliated Societies Super League.  Bristol CG's most notable success has been in the IOTA Contest where it has been overall winner four times, which is more than any other group.

The call signs used by the group include: G6YB (and regional variants GJ6YB, GD6YB, GX6YB, GT6YB, GW6YB), EJ2MT, and PJ2Y.

QSL Information

G6YB and all variants: Via Bureau or direct to G3SWH

PJ2 QSL Cards:

All QSLs for contacts with our group members PJ2/***** via their home calls please.

QSLs for PJ2Y to G3SWH.

EJ2MT: Via Bureau or direct to Dennis EI6HB (QTHR)

QSL Cards

GJ6YB QSL CardG6YB QSL CardPJ2Y QSL Card