The Helvetia constest is organised by the swiss and foreign amateurs. The participants in Switzerland will make contacts with swiss and foreign stations. The abroad participants will try to contact swiss stations.The contacts are made in telephonie and telegraphy. A control goup is exchanged during every contacts, containing the report (RS or RST) and the number of the contact, followed, for swiss station, with the abreviation of the state (canton), composed of 2 letters. Example : 58018/VD or 599019/BL.
During April 2000 have
RAV taken part in the HF version of this contest (short wave).
The station HB9MM was installed in Froideville, village located 15 km north of Lausanne. This place was chosen for its very good situation, at the altitude of 840 m, and perfectly cleared of any obstacle on 360°.
|Amplificateur||KENKOOD TL 922|
|Antennas||10/15/20||KT 34 XA|
|HB9AFI Kurt. CW||HB9AYX Bernard. SSB|
|HB9DBC Christian. CW||HB9CGL Claude-Alain. CW|
|HB9IIY Edouard. CW||HB9IIB Pascal. CW|
|HB9IJC Jacky. CW||.|
Have taken part in assembling, deassembling , log, ...
|HB9TIL||HB3MAS Stéphane||HB9IJI Emanuel|