Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge 2022 July 16th.


Trans Tasman Low BandsChallenge 2022 July 16th.

Contest Manager: Alan Shannon VK4SN

This Contest is to encourage low band activity in Australia and New Zealand – The applicable bands are 160, 80 and 40M. The modes are SSB CW and Digital (RTTY and PSK only).


Amateurs in VK and ZL will endeavour to contact other amateurs in VK and ZL.

*VK and ZL, means any station operating within Australia and New Zealand and their external territories.

*Points are only awarded for valid contacts between VK and ZL stations. The contest is made up of 3 individual two hour blocks – you are able to work another station once per band and mode in every block. Every different Prefix used by VK or ZL stations is a valid multiplier and credit can be claimed once per band per block.

Contest Date & Time

The contest is held on the Saturday night of the third full weekend of July, start time is 08:00 UTC and finish time is 14:00 UTC 16th July 2022.


A. Single Operator – High Power All Modes All bands

B. Single Operator – Low Power (100 watts)

C. Single Operator QRP

D. Multi – Operator – Single Transmitter

E. Multi – Operator _ Multi Transmitter (One per band)

Be In It And Best Of Luck

See the WIA website for further details, including logging software and forwarding logs to the contest manager.