The third Short Listening Period contest of 2023 was held in the weekend of 25 and 26 March. The SWL Bill Smith W1-7897 was the winner with a score of 29125. Second placed was Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 11760 and third became Helmut Grund from Germany with 10209 points. The complete result table is available on the website of the VERON SWL section: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/
The second Short Listening Period contest of 2023 was held in the weekend of 4 and 5 March. SWL Bill W1-7897 from the USA was the winner with a score of 27032. Second placed was the French SWL Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 4747 and third became Helmut DE2HUG from Germany with 3916 points.
The winner of the first Short Listening Period (SLP) contest 2023 is François Conraux F-80248 with a score of 4420. Second placed is Helmut Grund DE2HUG scoring 1980 points and Paolo Donati IN3089SWL became third with 1426 points.
The complete result list is available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/ . There you also will find other information about the SWL contests sponsored by the Dutch Amateur Radio Association, VERON.
The VERON 28MHz SWL Contest was held in the weekend of 10 and 11 December 2022.
The winner in the CW section is the Czech SWL Roman Krch OK1-31457 and in the Phone section Bill Smith W1-7897 from Massachusetts USA.
The complete result tables are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/
73, Ruud Ivens NL290,
SWL Contestmanager VERON.
The Dutch PACC Contest is one of the few international contests which is also open to SWL's.
This contest runs from 11 February 2023 12:00 UTC until 12 February 2023 11:59 UTC.
The rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/traffic-bureau/hf-contesten/pacc-contest/
73, Ruud NL290.
The winner of this year's New Year contest is Anton Mandos ONL908 with a score of 354. Second placed is Bill Smith W1-7897 scoring 193 points, before Francois Conraux F-80248 with a score of 151.
The complete result table is available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/ . There you also will find the rules and results of the other SWL contests organized by the SWL section of the VERON.
This series of 8 SLP contests is open to SWLs all over the world.
The first Short Listening Period Contest for SWLs of 2023 is in the weekend of 28 and 29 January.
The SLP contest weekends in 2023 are:
1. 28-29 January
2. 4-5 March
3. 25-26 March
4. 6-7 May
5. 8-9 July
6. 9-10 September
7. 14-15 October
8. 28-29 October
These SWL contests are sponsored by the SWL section of the VERON.
The winner of the 8th Short Listening Period (SLP) Contest of this year is Bill Smith W1-7897 with a score of 57535. Second placed was Oleg Ivanchenko UB50734221 scoring 41832 and Francois Conraux F-80248 became third with 15698 points.
The complete result table is available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/
My best wishes to you for the X-mas season and good luck in 2023!
n 2023 the New Year SWL Contest, organized by the VERON, is on Sunday 8 January 2023. This is an easy contest, so suited for beginners in SWL contesting. It is a phone contest on the 80m and 40m bands. All you have to do is to log QSO's of Amateur Radio stations and send your log to the adjucator: NL290@veron.nl .
The simple rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/ .
73, Ruud NL290, SWL Contest Manager VERON.
The 28MHz SWL Contest will be in the second full weekend of December, so this year on 10 and 11 December. This is the same weekend of the ARRL 10Meter Contest.
For the rules you may visit the website of the VERON, SWL section: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/ .
Wishing you lots of success in this and other (SWL) contests!
73, Ruud Ivens, NL290, SWL Contest Manager VERON.