Frisian 11 cities contest tomorrow

In last years blogpost about this 11 cities contest I told about this movie I didn’t see then. But now I have and I can recommend watching it. I don’t know if there is a english version or a undertitled one. The story is really nice, I would certainly watch it again. Now for over the past week we did have foggy weather. Actually since last Saturday we only had fog, other parts of the country did see the sun last week. But here in the north it seems the sun cannot break through. Is it a forecast for a very cold winter? Like the winter of 1963? I was not born then but heard stories from my father, and experienced the 1979 winter myself with temperatures of -22 Celsius and snow that sticked to the windows so you couldn’t look outside what was happening. Well  to get back to the topic, the Frysian 11 cities contest is tomorrow between 10:00-13:00 UTC on 80m and 2m. The 11 cities from  this famous iceskating tour are the multipliers and you can work a extra multiplier which is Bartlehiem  . A total of 12 multipliers is possible. You can find a english document with the rules on this page. Although most are calling in dutch everyone worldwide can participate. I will also regulary call in english for those that want to participate from outside the Netherlands and will only particate on 80m.  It’s also a good chance to obtain the Friesland Award if you like.

Bas, PE4BAS, is a regular contributor to AmateurRadio.com and writes from Groningen, Netherlands. Contact him at [email protected].

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