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World SSTV Club Contesting - About us

About us

This Contesting website is a spin-off of the World Slow-Scan Television Club, which is a non-profit organisation run by, and for, radio amateurs worldwide with an interest in sending and receiving images by radio using analog or digital slow-scan television (SSTV).

WSSTVC Contesting

The site is the home of the 15-Meter SSTV Dash - an amateur radio Contest intended to use the fastest analog SSTV modes there are.

In the past, there haven't been many contests run for the SSTV modes, and only one - the JASTA Contest - is at all well-known to most SSTV operators. The JASTA competition takes a whole month to run, uses slow (or very slow) modes, and a QSO can take many minutes to complete.

Utilizing fast black-and-white image transmission modes, QSOs in the 15-Meter SSTV Dash can take less than a minute to complete, so a good number of QSOs can be made in the two-day Contest period.

Full rules for the Contest can be found here.

Club Membership

To become a member of the World Slow-Scan Television Club, use the Join form in the WSSTVC club site. Membership is free, and without obligations.

Remember, all those taking part in the 15-Meter SSTV Dash Contest can gain valuable extra points by contacting Club members, so the more members there are, the more points can be gained by everybody in the Contest.


Use of this website, membership of the Club, participation in the Contest, Contest Certificates and Awards, and the work put into Contest and site maintenance cost you, the user, nothing.

These resources are provided for you to use at your leisure, but the resources, and the servers on which they run, have to be paid for out of our own pockets. Help us to keep these services running by considering a small donation:

Any sum that you are able to donate will make a valuable contribution to the maintenance of the site. Thank you.
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