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The winner of this year's New Year contest is Anton Mandos ONL908 with a score of 299. Second placed is Paolo Donati IN3089SWL scoring 106 points, before Francois Conraux F-80248 with a score of 96.


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.

The Dutch  PACC Contest is one of the few international contests which is also open to SWL's.

This contest runs from 10 February 2023 12:00 UTC until 11 February 2023 11:59 UTC.

The rules are available on: https://www.veron.nl/vereniging/commissies-en-werkgroepen/traffic-bureau/hf-contesten/pacc-contest/

Have fun!

73, Ruud NL290.

This series of 8 SLP contests is open to SWLs all over the world.

The first Short Listening Period Contest for SWLs of 2024 is in the weekend of 27 and 28 January. 

The SLP contest weekends in 2024 are:

1. 27-28 January

2. 2-3 March

3. 30-31 March

4. 4-5 May

5. 13-14 July

6. 14-15 September

7. 12-13 October

8. 26-27 October

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

In 2024 the New Year SWL Contest, organized by the VERON, is on Sunday 7 January 2024. 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/ .

Succes with SWL contesting!

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The winner of the 8th Short Listening Period (SLP) Contest of this year is Bill Smith W1-7897 with a score of 62220. Second placed was Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 15582 and Oleksandr Boyko US-Q-2115 became third with 13857 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 2024!

The winner of the 7th Short Listening Period (SLP) Contest of this year is Bill Smith W1-7897 with a score of 14842. Second placed was Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 6160 and Victor Reijs NL413 became third with 5520 points.

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

The 28MHz SWL Contest will be in the second full weekend of December, so this year on 9 and 10 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.

The winner of the 6th Short Listening Period (SLP) contest of this year is Bill Smith W1-7897 with a score of 11297. Second placed was Francois Conraux F-80248 scoring 5369 and Oleksandr Boyko US-Q-2115 became third with 3102 points.

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