Welcome to the  Monthly Upcoming Events Page

The more folks we get to check into these contests, the better, you know the motto - "The More the Merrier".

Please let me know if there is something coming up that I don't have on the list.

A huge Thank You must go to Heather ZR6YE who provides me with all this wonderful information.

QRZ CONTACTS:   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Facebook ‘HAM Yl’  (YLs only) 
where to find yl.beam newsletters : WEST RAND ARC      https://wrarc-anode.blogspot.co.za/
also Italian Radio Amateurs Union: QTC U.R.I. –  La rivista   http://www.unionradio.it/qtc/

This is all that I have at the moment folks, if you know of any events, please let me know asap 




June 2017

Date  Event 
 June 3-4 NZ-WARO will be 55 years old at the Rotoura 2017 Conference 
 June 9 Deadline for CLARA's 50th Birthday Bash Registrations
June 11  Hammies ZS6 Sprint 
June 16  Youth Day 
June 17  World QRP Day 
June 17-18  International Museum Weekends (3rd Weekend primary) 
June 17-18  World Castles Weekends 
June 18  Father's Day
June 24-25  International Museum Weekends (4th weekend in June)
June 24-25 ARRL Field Day 2017 (1800 UTC Sat - 2059 UTC Sun
June 26  Eid Al Fitr


WARO (Women Amateur Radio Operators) celebrates 55 years NZ - WARO will be 55 years old at the Rotorua June 2017 Conference The first WARO meeting was held 10 March 1962 in Rotorua organized by Thelma Souper, with seven ladies present. Florence Voss ZL1AXP was elected the first president. The formation of WARO was first discussed at the 1961 Convention in Hamilton(N.Z.) and the first WARO on-air net was held a month later (11 July), 1962. The first WARO column in 'Break-In' was in the August 1962 issue. BREAK-IN Jan / Feb 2016 (NZART) Volume 90/1) [Ed: By the time you read this, our New Zealand friends will be back home – do hope we hear and see pics of their celebration.]

Christine Taylor VK5CTY was awarded 'The Higginbotham Award' at the May 2017 WIA Conference (Wireless Institute Australia). Award in recognition of her long history of Amateur Radio magazine contributions particularly on Women in Radio, ALARA (Australian Ladies Amateur Radio Assoc.) & AHARS News (Adelaide Hills Amateur Radio Society). The Higginbotham Award is named after Ron Higginbotham VK3RN, who produced 'Amateur Radio' magazine over many decades; 1st awarded 1964. Amateur Radio Newsline, May 30, 2017 

June is a special month: 65 years ago on June 2, 1952 SAWRC (South African Womens Radio Club) was founded. 6 years ago June 2011 this YL group newsletter (YL.beam) was started. And we welcome new operators.  


July 2017

Date  Event 
Jul.18-20  CLARA's 50th Birthday Bash, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Later this year 2017


Date  Event 
 Oct 6-8 DX /NA YL Anniversay Contest  1400 UTC-0200 UTC SSB/CW/Digita