The 2016 CQ World-Wide VHF Contest

Starts: 1800 UTC Saturday, July 16, 2016 Ends: 2100 UTC Sunday, July 17, 2016 The objectives of this contest are for amateurs around the world to contact as many amateurs as possible in the contest period, to promote VHF, to allow VHF operators the opportunity to experience the enhanced propagation available at this time of year, and for interested amateurs to collect VHF Maidenhead grid locators for award credits. All amateur radio frequencies on 50 MHz (6 meters) and 144 MHz (2 meters) may be used as authorized by local law and license class. Complete rules are at