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The first Short Listening Period Contest for SWLs of 2021 is in the weekend of 30 and 31 January. 

The SLP contest weekends in 2021 are:

1. 30-31 January

2. 6-7 March

3. 27-28 March

4. 1-2 May

5. 10-11 July

6. 11-12 September

7. 9-10 October

8. 30-31 October

These SWL contests are sponsored by the SWL section of the VERON.

In 2021 the New Year SWL Contest, organized by the VERON, is on Sunday 3 January 2021. 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 complete rules of this contest are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/

The Christmas Hope QSO Party for SWL consists of a series of short (90 minutes) contests during weekdays in the period 21 December 2020 till 14 January 2021. The CHQP are scheduled on the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the period mentioned above. This is done alternately in the modes: CW, SSB, RTTY and FT4. You are free to chose in which mode you will participate, if you like 1, 2, 3 or all modes, all is possible. The rules are quite simple: one point for each qso logged and no multipliers.

The 28MHz SWL Contest will be in the second full weekend of December, so this year on 12 and 13 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 contests!

73, Ruud Ivens, NL290, SWL Contest Manager VERON.

The winner of this year's 8th Short Listening Period Contest in the weekend of 24 and 25 October is Kees Schout NL294 again with a score of 22275. Gennadiy Drozdov UA3182SWL became second with 14196 points and the third place was for Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 12717. The complete result table, the final ranking in the SLP competition 2020 and the rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/

The winner of this year's 7th Short Listening Period Contest in the weekend of 10 and 11 October is Kees Schout NL294 with a score of 8910. Alex Gorbunov US-Q-73  became second with 5580 points and the third place was for Francois Conraux scoring 5100. The complete result table, the provisional ranking in the SLP competition 2020 and the rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/

The winner of this year's 6th Short Listening Period Contest in the weekend of 12 and 13 September is Alex Gorbunov US-Q-73 with a score of 6095. Kees Schout NL294  became second with 5044 points and the third place was for Aleksandr Boyko scoring 3744. The complete result table, the provisional ranking in the SLP competition 2020 and the rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/

The winner of this year's fifth Short Listening Period Contest in the weekend of 11 and 12 July is Kees Schout NL294 with a score of 17680. Alex Gorbunov US-Q-73 became second with 17020 points and the third place was for Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 11760. The complete result table, the provisional ranking in the SLP competition 2020 and the rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/

The winner of this year's 4th Short Listening Period (SLP) contest is Aleksandr Boyko US-Q-2115 with a score of 4242. Second became Alex Gorbunov US-Q-73, scoring 4080, and after the two Ukrainian SWLs reached Kees Schout NL294 the third place with 3526 points.

The complete result table is available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/nl-commissie/swl-contesten-nlc/