1. Aim
The aim of the CW Activity Day is for participants to contact as many amateurs as possible
on the 20, 40 and 80 m amateur bands.
2. Dates
Sunday 06 February 2022
3. Times
From 13:00 CAT to 15:00 UTC (15:00 to 17:00 CAT)
4. Frequencies
14,000 to 14,060 MHz; 7,000 to 7,035 MHz; 3,500 to 3,560 MHz
5. Categories
a) Single Operator All Band – Low Power (maximum 100W)
b) Single operator All Band – QRP (Maximum 5W)
c) Single Operator Single Band - Low Power (maximum 100W)
d) Single operator, single band – QRP (maximum 5W)
g) Short Wave Listener (SWL)
6. Exchange
RST, call sign and Grid Square locator.
7. Scoring
Contacts count 1 point for normal power, 2 points for QRP.
8. Awards
Certificates are awarded to the first three places and the highest single band score.
9. Sponsor
Southern African Antique Wireless Association,
PO Box 12320,
Benoryn, 1504
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
10. Closing date for log submission: Friday 18 February 2022

Notice of the Antique Wireless Association of Southern Africa 2021 AGM

Notice is hereby given for the Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday 13th November 2021.

The AGM will be held at the premises of the SAIEE in Observatory from 09h00.
The Museum will be opened for those wishing to browse and fleamarket tables will be available for those wishing
to bring any excess items to dispose of.
The Meeting will commence at 10h00 in the main auditorium of the SAIEE and all Covid protocols will be observed.

Items for discussion:
1. Presidents report.
2. Membership Figures
3. Financial Report
4. Donations
5. Feedback on QSO parties
6. Nets
7. Museum
8. Geoff Wright SK Floating Trophy
9. Election of President and Office bearers for the next two years
10. Open Discussion

A bring and braai will be held after the meeting for those wishing to stay and socialise for a while.
Braai packs and cold drinks will be available for those who wish @R70 per braai pack, or bring your own.

(Please confirm with Andy ZS6ADY should you want braai packs - 0824484368)
Directions to the SAIEE are available on the AWA website under “Museum”.


Notce is given for the 2018 AGM of the Antque Wireless Association of Southern Africa to be held on Saturday the 10th November 2018, at the premises of the SAIEE in Observatory Johannesburg.

There will be a fleamarket and open display as well as free access to the SAIEE museum. The SAIEE shack will be available for use.

Times will be from 09:00 until 15:00, with the AGM held at approximately 10:00, there are fleamarket and braai facilites and eyeball QSO. Bring along all your valuable junk that you wish to dispose of at the fleamarket. The Shack will be on air from 08:30 running the AWA SSB net. Should you wish to bring your own meat and refreshments, please feel free to do so, otherwise meat packs and cold drinkswill be on sale.

Please let Andy ZS6ADY know if you would be interested in a meat pack, for planning purposes. Tickets for the Valve Amplifier book will be available before the AGM, the draw will take place at the end of the AGM.

We look forward to seeing many of you there!

The Antique Wireless Association Valve QSO Party October 2018

The aim of the AWA Valve QSO party is to create activity on the 40 and 80 metre bands. It is a phone only contest using AM and SSB. Preferably, valve radios or radios with valves in them may be used. No linear amplifiers may be used.

The AM QSO Party runs from 13:00 to 17:00 UTC on Saturday 6 October 2018 and the SSB QSO Party runs from 13:00 to 17:00 UTC on Sunday 7 October 2017 with activity on 40 metres: 7 063 to 7 100 kHz and 7 130 to 7 200 kHz, and 80 metres: 3 603 to 3 650 kHz.
The output power may not exceed 100 W, unless the rig itself has a higher output power (FTDX400, etc.). The exchange is your call sign, RS report, a consecutive serial number starting at 001 and the type of radio used, e.g. HT37 TX.
Scoring based on your radio - all valve radio: 3 points per contact; Hybrid radio: 2 points per contact and Solid State radio: 1 point per contact.

The log sheets must be submitted by Monday 22 October 2018 to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Certificates will be awarded to the first three places in each category – AM and SSB.