The 2017 CQ World Wide VHF Contest

Starts: 1400 UTC Saturday, July 15, 2017. Ends: 1700 UTC Sunday, July 16, 2017. The objectives of this contest are for amateurs around the world to contact as many amateurs as possible in the contest period, on the 6 and 2 meter ham bands and 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. APRS can be used by Rovers to announce their location. For rules see