THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS January 23 - 30, 2017 Edition

Published: Thursday, 26 January 2017

THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS  January 23 - 30, 2017 Edition

Compiled by Bruce Horn, WA7BNM

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- Details of this week's contests

- List of following week's contests

- Contest log submittal addresses and deadlines for recent contests

 

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THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS:

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ARRL January VHF Contest: 1900Z, Jan 21 to 0359Z, Jan 23

  Mode: Any

  Bands: 50 MHz and up

  Classes: Single Op (Low/High)

           Single Op Portable

           Single Op 3 Band

           Single Op FM

           Rover

           Limited Rover

           Unlimited Rover

           Multi-Op

           Limited Multi-Op

  Max power: (see rules)

  Exchange: 4-character grid square

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: 1 point per 50 or 144 MHz QSO

              2 points per 222 or 432 MHz QSO

              4 points per 902 or 1296 MHz QSO

              8 points per 2.3 GHz or higher QSO

  Multipliers: Grid squares once per band

               Rovers: grid squares operated from once regardless of band

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: 0359Z February 22, 2017

  E-mail logs to: JanuaryVHF[at]arrl[dot]org

  Upload log at: http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org

  Mail logs to: January VHF

                ARRL

                225 Main St.

                Newington, CT 06111

                USA

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/january-vhf

 

SKCC Sprint: 0000Z-0200Z, Jan 25

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

  Classes: (none)

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power)

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

              Bonus Points: 5 points per Centurion member QSO per band

              Bonus Points: 10 points per Tribune member QSO per band

              Bonus Points: 25 points per QSO with SKCC club call (K9SKC) per band

  Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once

  Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points

  Submit logs by: 2359Z January 27, 2017

  E-mail log summary to: (none)

  Post log summary at: http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekday_sprint/submit-display.php

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekday_sprint/

 

NAQCC CW Sprint: 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 25

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 160m Only

  Classes: (none)

  Max power: 5 watts

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + (NAQCC No./power)

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with non-member

              2 points per QSO with member

  Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once

               Key Type Mult: 2x if straight key, 1.5x if bug, 1x if other

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x key type mult

  Submit logs by: 2359Z January 29, 2017

  Upload log at: http://naqcc.info/sprintlog.html

  Mail logs to: John Shannon, K3WWP

                478 E. High St.

                Kittanning, PA 16201

                USA

  Find rules at: http://naqcc.info/sprint/sprint201701_160.html

 

QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 25

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 40m Only

  Classes: Single Op (Fox/Hound)

  Max power: 5 watts

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

  Multipliers: (none)

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

  Submit logs by: 0330Z January 26, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (see rules)

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm

 

Phone Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 25

  Mode: SSB

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m

  Classes: Single Op

  Max power: 100 watts

  Exchange: NA: Name + (state/province/country)

            non-NA: Name

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: NA station: 1 point per QSO

              non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station

  Multipliers: Each US state (including KH6/KL7) once per band

               Each VE province/territory once per band

               Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: 0300Z January 27, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (none)

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf

 

CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 25 and 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 25 and 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 26

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

  Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)

  Max power: HP: >100 watts

             LP: 100 watts

             QRP: 5 watts

  Exchange: Member: Name + Member No.

            non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

  Multipliers: Each call once

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: 0400Z January 28, 2017

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html

 

UKEICC 80m Contest: 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 25

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 80m Only

  Classes: Single Op Connected (High/Low/QRP)

           Single Op Unconnected (High/Low/QRP)

  Max power: HP: 1500 watts

             LP: 100 watts

             QRP: 5 watts

  Exchange: 4-Character grid square

  QSO Points: 1 point per 500 km

              multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station

              multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station

  Multipliers: (none)

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

  Submit logs by: 2200Z January 25, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (none)

  Upload log at: http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.ukeicc.com/which-contest/which-contest-ukeicc-80m-contests-rules

 

NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 27

  Mode: RTTY

  Bands: (see rules)

  Classes: (none)

  Exchange: Serial No. + Name + QTH

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: January 29, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (none)

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com/

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html

 

QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 27

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 80m Only

  Classes: Single Op (Fox/Hound)

  Max power: 5 watts

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

  Multipliers: (none)

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

  Submit logs by: 0330Z January 28, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (see rules)

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm

 

NCCC Sprint Ladder: 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 27

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m

  Classes: Single Op

  Max power: 100 watts

  Exchange: Serial No. + Name + QTH

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: NA station: 1 point per QSO

              non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station

  Multipliers: Each US state (including KL7 and KH6) once per band

               Each VE province once per band

               Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: January 29, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (none)

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html

 

CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW: 2200Z, Jan 27 to 2200Z, Jan 29

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 160m Only

  Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)

           Single Op Assisted (High)

           Multi-Op (High)

  Max operating hours: Single Op: 30 hours

                       Multi-Op: 40 hours

  Max power: HP: >150 watts

             LP: 150 watts

             QRP: 5 watts

  Exchange: W/VE: RST + (state/province)

            DX: RST + CQ Zone

  QSO Points: 2 points per QSO with own country

              5 points per QSO with other countries on same continent

              10 points per QSO with other continents

              5 points per QSO with maritime mobile

  Multipliers: Each US state + DC (excluding KH6/KL7)

               Each VE province

               Each DXCC+WAE country (including KH6/KL7)

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: 2200Z February 3, 2016

  E-mail logs to: 160cw[at]cq160[dot]com

  Mail logs to: CQ 160 Meter Contest

                17 West John St.

                Hicksville, NY 11801

                USA

  Find rules at: http://www.cq160.com/rules.htm

 

Montana QSO Party: 0000Z-2400Z, Jan 28

  Mode: CW, Phone, Digital

  Bands: 160 to 70cm

  Classes: Single Op (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

           Multi-Single (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

           Mobile/Rover (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

  Max power: HP: >150 watts

             LP: 150 watts

             QRP: 5 watts

  Exchange: MT: RS(T) + county

            non-MT: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX")

  Work stations: Once per band per mode

  QSO Points: 1 point per SSB QSO

              2 points per CW/Digital QSO

  Multipliers: MT: Each (state/province/MT county) once per mode

               Non-MT: Each MT county once per mode

               Power: >150W:1X, 150W:2X, QRP:3X

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x power mult

  Submit logs by: February 4, 2017

  E-mail logs to: MTQSOParty2017[at]tuscor[dot]net

  Post log summary at: http://fvarc.org/?q=MT-QSO-Entry

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://fvarc.org/sites/default/files/library/2017%20MT%20QSO%20Party%20Rules_0.pdf

 

REF Contest, CW: 0600Z, Jan 28 to 1800Z, Jan 29

  Mode: CW

  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

  Classes: Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)

           Single Op Single Band (QRP/Low/High)

           Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)

           Club

           SWL

  Max operating hours: Single Op: 28 hours in no more than 3 increments of at least 1 hour each

  Max power: HP: >100 Watts

             LP: 100 Watts

             QRP: 5 Watts

  Exchange: French: RST + Department/Prefix

            non-French: RST + Serial No.

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: French: 6 points per QSO with French station same continent

              French: 15 points per QSO with French station on different continent

              French: 1 point per QSO with non-French station same continent

              French: 2 points per QSO with non-French station on different continent

              non-French: 1 point per QSO with French station same continent

              non-French: 3 points per QSO with French station on different continent

  Multipliers: French/Corsica departments once per band

               French overseas prefixes once per band

               non-French DXCC countries once per band (available only to French stations)

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: February 13, 2017

  E-mail logs to: cdfcw[at]ref-union[dot]org

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://concours.ref-union.org/reglements/actuels/reg_cdfhf_dx.pdf

 

BARTG RTTY Sprint: 1200Z, Jan 28 to 1200Z, Jan 29

  Mode: RTTY

  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

  Classes: Single Op Expert

           Single Op (High/Low/QRP)

           Multi-Op

           SWL

  Max power: HP: >100W

             LP: 100W

             QRP: 5W

  Exchange: Serial No. (no signal report)

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

  Multipliers: DXCC countries once regardless of band

               JA, W, VE and VK areas once regardless of band

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x continents

  Submit logs by: February 5, 2017

  E-mail logs to: (none)

  Upload log at: http://bartg.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://s3.spanglefish.com/s/7850/documents/contests/sprint/rules/current/bartg%20sprint%20rules%202017.pdf

 

UBA DX Contest, SSB: 1300Z, Jan 28 to 1300Z, Jan 29

  Mode: SSB

  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

  Classes: Single Op All Band (Low/High)

           Single Op Single Band (Low/High)

           Single Op QRP

           Multi-Op

           SWL

  Max power: HP: >100 watts

             LP: 100 watts

             QRP: 10 watts

  Exchange: ON: RST + Serial No. + province

            non-ON: RST + Serial No.

  Work stations: Once per band

  QSO Points: 10 points per QSO with Belgian station

              3 points per QSO with other EU stations

              1 point per QSO with non-EU stations

  Multipliers: Each Belgian province once per band

               Each Belgian prefix once per band

               Each EU DXCC country once per band

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

  Submit logs by: 2359Z February 12, 2017

  E-mail logs to: ubassb[at]uba[dot]be

  Mail logs to: (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.uba.be/en/hf/contest-rules/uba-dx-contest-rules

 

Winter Field Day: 1900Z, Jan 28 to 1900Z, Jan 29

  Mode: Any

  Bands: All, except WARC

  Classes: Max Simultaneous Xmtrs + Site (Indoor/Outdoor/Home)

  Max power: HP: >100W

             LP: 100W

             QRP: 5W

  Exchange: Category + ARRL Section (or DX)

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

              Bonus: 1500 points if commercial power not used

              Bonus: 1500 points if outdoors

              Bonus: 1500 points if not at home

              Bonus: 1500 points for at least satellite QSO

  Multipliers: One for each mode operated per band

               Power: QRP:4x, LP:2x, HP:1x

  Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points x band/mode mults x power mult) + bonus points

  Submit logs by: March 1, 2017

  E-mail logs to: www[dot]wfda[at]winterfieldday[dot]com

  Mail logs to: Tom Phelps, WD8MBE

                235 Leonard Ave NW

                Massillon, OH 44646

                USA

  Find rules at: https://www.winterfieldday.com/rules/

 

 

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NEXT WEEK'S CONTESTS:

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QRP Fox Hunt                                         0200Z-0330Z, Feb 1

Phone Fray                                           0230Z-0300Z, Feb 1

CWops Mini-CWT Test                                  1300Z-1400Z, Feb 1

                                                       1900Z-2000Z, Feb 1

                                                       0300Z-0400Z, Feb 2

UKEICC 80m Contest                                   2000Z-2100Z, Feb 1

NRAU 10m Activity Contest                            1800Z-1900Z, Feb 2 (CW)

                                                       1900Z-2000Z, Feb 2 (SSB)

                                                       2000Z-2100Z, Feb 2 (FM)

                                                       2100Z-2200Z, Feb 2 (Dig)

NCCC RTTY Sprint                                     0145Z-0215Z, Feb 3

QRP Fox Hunt                                         0200Z-0330Z, Feb 3

NCCC Sprint Ladder                                   0230Z-0300Z, Feb 3

YLRL YL-OM Contest                                   1400Z, Feb 3 to 0200Z, Feb 5

Vermont QSO Party                                    0000Z, Feb 4 to 2400Z, Feb 5

Triathlon DX Contest                                 0000Z-0759Z, Feb 4 (CW)

                                                       0800Z-1559Z, Feb 4 (SSB)

                                                       1600Z-2359Z, Feb 4 (RTTY)

10-10 Int. Winter Contest, SSB                       0001Z, Feb 4 to 2359Z, Feb 5

Black Sea Cup International                          1200Z, Feb 4 to 1159Z, Feb 5

F9AA Cup, CW                                         1200Z, Feb 4 to 1200Z, Feb 5

Minnesota QSO Party                                  1400Z-2400Z, Feb 4

FYBO Winter QRP Sprint                               1400Z-2400Z, Feb 4

AGCW Straight Key Party                              1600Z-1900Z, Feb 4

British Columbia QSO Party                           1600Z, Feb 4 to 0400Z, Feb 5

FISTS Winter Slow Speed Sprint                       1700Z-2100Z, Feb 4

Mexico RTTY International Contest                    1800Z, Feb 4 to 1759Z, Feb 5

North American Sprint, CW                            0000Z-0400Z, Feb 5

RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB                      2000Z-2130Z, Feb 6

ARS Spartan Sprint                                   0200Z-0400Z, Feb 7

 

 

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CONTEST LOG SUBMITTAL DEADLINES FOR RECENT CONTESTS

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Please consult the individual contest rules to determine what log documentation must be submitted (i.e. summary sheet, dupe sheets, etc.).

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DARC 10-Meter Contest:   January 23, 2017

  E-mail: 

  Upload log at:  http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/10m/logupload/

  Mail:  (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/10m/en/rules/

 

Feld Hell Sprint:   January 25, 2017

  Upload log at:  https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/

  Mail:  (none)

  Find rules at: https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/Home/contests/sprints/low-down-sprint

 

RAEM Contest:   January 25, 2017

  E-mail:  raem[at]srr[dot]ru

  Upload log at:  http://ua9qcq.com/

  Mail:  (none)

  Find rules at: http://raem.srr.ru/en/main/

 

North American QSO Party, SSB:   January 27, 2017

  E-mail:  (none)

  Upload log at:  http://www.ncjweb.com/naqplogsubmit/

  Mail:  Bill Lippert, AC0W

         2013 6th Avenue SE

         Austin, MN 55912-4321

         USA

  Find rules at: http://www.ncjweb.com/NAQP-Rules.pdf

 

Old New Year Contest:   January 29, 2017

  E-mail:  contest[at]radio[dot]ru

  Mail:  (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.radio.ru/cq/contest/rule-results/index7.shtml

 

LZ Open Contest:   January 30, 2017

  E-mail:  LZ1GL[at]yahoo[dot]com

  Mail:  (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.lzopen.com/lz-open-contest/rules/rulesF.htm

 

Bogor Old and New Contest:   January 31, 2017

  E-mail:  yc1zal[at]orari-bogor[dot]org

  Mail:  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

         9th BOGOR OLD AND NEW CONTEST

         PO. BOX 376 BOGOR – 16003

         WEST JAVA

         INDONESIA

  Find rules at: http://www.orari-bogor.org/contest/#!/rules

 

RAC Winter Contest:   January 31, 2017

  E-mail:  canadawinter[at]rac[dot]ca

  Mail:  Radio Amateurs of Canada

         720 Belfast Road, Suite 217

         Ottawa, Ontario K1G 0Z5

         Canada

  Find rules at: http://wp.rac.ca/rac-canada-winter-contest-rules/

 

SARTG New Year RTTY Contest:   January 31, 2017

  E-mail:  contest[at]sartg[dot]com

  Upload log at:  http://ua9qcq.com

  Mail:  SARTG Contest Manager

         Ewe Hakansson, SM7BHM

         Pilspetsvagen 4

         SE-291 66 KRISTIANSTAD

         SWEDEN

  Find rules at: http://www.sartg.com/contest/nyrules.htm

 

Original QRP Contest:   January 31, 2017

  E-mail:  oqrpc[at]qrpcc[dot]de

  Mail:  Lutz Gutheil, DL1RNN

         Bergstrasse 17

         D-38446 Wolfsburg

         Germany

  Find rules at: http://www.qrpcc.de/contestrules/oqrpr.html

 

International Naval Contest:   February 1, 2017

  E-mail:  it9mrm[at]gmail[dot]com

  Mail:  Alberto Mattei

         Via E. Millo, 20

         96011 Augusta (SR)

         Italy

  Find rules at: http://www.marinefunker.de/eng/show.php3?pos=16

 

Hungarian DX Contest:   February 5, 2017

  E-mail:  hadx[at]mrasz[dot]axelero[dot]net

  Upload log at:  http://www.ha-dx.com/HADX/

  Mail:  (none)

  Find rules at: http://www.ha-dx.com/HADX/html/rules_en.html

 

Kid's Day Contest:   February 6, 2017

  E-mail:  (none)

  Mail:  (see rules)

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/kids-day

 

ARRL RTTY Roundup:   February 7, 2017

  E-mail:  RTTYRU[at]arrl[dot]org

  Upload log at:  http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org/

  Mail:  RTTY Roundup

         ARRL

         225 Main St.

         Newington, CT 06111

         USA

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/rtty-roundup

 

EUCW 160m Contest:   February 8, 2017

  E-mail:  f6cel[at]orange[dot]fr

  Mail:  Ghislain BARBASON

         5 rue de l'Ecluse

         F-02190 PIGNICOURT

         France

  Find rules at: http://www.eucw.org/eu160.html

 

WAB 1.8 MHz Phone:   February 11, 2017

  E-mail:  aebbooks[at]ntlworld[dot]com

  Mail:  Tony Beardsley, G3XKT

         14 York Avenue

         Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5HB

         United Kingdom

  Find rules at: http://wab.intermip.net/Contest%20Rules.php#OtherRules

 

AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest:   February 12, 2017

  E-mail:  W1GIG[at]att[dot]net

  Mail:  Tim Walker

         19 Woodside Ave.

         Westport, CT 06880

         USA

  Find rules at: http://www.antiquewireless.org/awa-linc-cundall-memorial-cw-contest.html

 

ARRL January VHF Contest:   February 22, 2017

  E-mail:  JanuaryVHF[at]arrl[dot]org

  Upload log at:  http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org

  Mail:  January VHFTHIS WEEK'S CONTESTS

 

 

                         Compiled by Bruce Horn, WA7BNM

 

 

 

                            January 23 - 30, 2017 Edition

 

 

 

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- List of following week's contests

 

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THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS:

 

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ARRL January VHF Contest: 1900Z, Jan 21 to 0359Z, Jan 23

 

  Mode: Any

 

  Bands: 50 MHz and up

 

  Classes: Single Op (Low/High)

 

           Single Op Portable

 

           Single Op 3 Band

 

           Single Op FM

 

           Rover

 

           Limited Rover

 

           Unlimited Rover

 

           Multi-Op

 

           Limited Multi-Op

 

  Max power: (see rules)

 

  Exchange: 4-character grid square

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per 50 or 144 MHz QSO

 

              2 points per 222 or 432 MHz QSO

 

              4 points per 902 or 1296 MHz QSO

 

              8 points per 2.3 GHz or higher QSO

 

  Multipliers: Grid squares once per band

 

               Rovers: grid squares operated from once regardless of band

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: 0359Z February 22, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: JanuaryVHF[at]arrl[dot]org

 

  Upload log at: http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org

 

  Mail logs to: January VHF

 

                ARRL

 

                225 Main St.

 

                Newington, CT 06111

 

                USA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/january-vhf

 

 

 

SKCC Sprint: 0000Z-0200Z, Jan 25

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

 

  Classes: (none)

 

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power)

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

 

              Bonus Points: 5 points per Centurion member QSO per band

 

              Bonus Points: 10 points per Tribune member QSO per band

 

              Bonus Points: 25 points per QSO with SKCC club call (K9SKC) per band

 

  Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points

 

  Submit logs by: 2359Z January 27, 2017

 

  E-mail log summary to: (none)

 

  Post log summary at: http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekday_sprint/submit-display.php

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekday_sprint/

 

 

 

NAQCC CW Sprint: 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 25

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 160m Only

 

  Classes: (none)

 

  Max power: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + (NAQCC No./power)

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with non-member

 

              2 points per QSO with member

 

  Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once

 

               Key Type Mult: 2x if straight key, 1.5x if bug, 1x if other

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x key type mult

 

  Submit logs by: 2359Z January 29, 2017

 

  Upload log at: http://naqcc.info/sprintlog.html

 

  Mail logs to: John Shannon, K3WWP

 

                478 E. High St.

 

                Kittanning, PA 16201

 

                USA

 

  Find rules at: http://naqcc.info/sprint/sprint201701_160.html

 

 

 

QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 25

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 40m Only

 

  Classes: Single Op (Fox/Hound)

 

  Max power: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

 

  Multipliers: (none)

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

 

  Submit logs by: 0330Z January 26, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (see rules)

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm

 

 

 

Phone Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 25

 

  Mode: SSB

 

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m

 

  Classes: Single Op

 

  Max power: 100 watts

 

  Exchange: NA: Name + (state/province/country)

 

            non-NA: Name

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: NA station: 1 point per QSO

 

              non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station

 

  Multipliers: Each US state (including KH6/KL7) once per band

 

               Each VE province/territory once per band

 

               Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: 0300Z January 27, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (none)

 

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf

 

 

 

CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 25 and 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 25 and 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 26

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

 

  Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)

 

  Max power: HP: >100 watts

 

             LP: 100 watts

 

             QRP: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: Member: Name + Member No.

 

            non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

 

  Multipliers: Each call once

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: 0400Z January 28, 2017

 

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html

 

 

 

UKEICC 80m Contest: 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 25

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 80m Only

 

  Classes: Single Op Connected (High/Low/QRP)

 

           Single Op Unconnected (High/Low/QRP)

 

  Max power: HP: 1500 watts

 

             LP: 100 watts

 

             QRP: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: 4-Character grid square

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per 500 km

 

              multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station

 

              multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station

 

  Multipliers: (none)

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

 

  Submit logs by: 2200Z January 25, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (none)

 

  Upload log at: http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.ukeicc.com/which-contest/which-contest-ukeicc-80m-contests-rules

 

 

 

NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 27

 

  Mode: RTTY

 

  Bands: (see rules)

 

  Classes: (none)

 

  Exchange: Serial No. + Name + QTH

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: January 29, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (none)

 

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com/

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html

 

 

 

QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 27

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 80m Only

 

  Classes: Single Op (Fox/Hound)

 

  Max power: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

 

  Multipliers: (none)

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

 

  Submit logs by: 0330Z January 28, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (see rules)

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm

 

 

 

NCCC Sprint Ladder: 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 27

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m

 

  Classes: Single Op

 

  Max power: 100 watts

 

  Exchange: Serial No. + Name + QTH

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: NA station: 1 point per QSO

 

              non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station

 

  Multipliers: Each US state (including KL7 and KH6) once per band

 

               Each VE province once per band

 

               Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: January 29, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (none)

 

  Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html

 

 

 

CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW: 2200Z, Jan 27 to 2200Z, Jan 29

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 160m Only

 

  Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)

 

           Single Op Assisted (High)

 

           Multi-Op (High)

 

  Max operating hours: Single Op: 30 hours

 

                       Multi-Op: 40 hours

 

  Max power: HP: >150 watts

 

             LP: 150 watts

 

             QRP: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: W/VE: RST + (state/province)

 

            DX: RST + CQ Zone

 

  QSO Points: 2 points per QSO with own country

 

              5 points per QSO with other countries on same continent

 

              10 points per QSO with other continents

 

              5 points per QSO with maritime mobile

 

  Multipliers: Each US state + DC (excluding KH6/KL7)

 

               Each VE province

 

               Each DXCC+WAE country (including KH6/KL7)

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: 2200Z February 3, 2016

 

  E-mail logs to: 160cw[at]cq160[dot]com

 

  Mail logs to: CQ 160 Meter Contest

 

                17 West John St.

 

                Hicksville, NY 11801

 

                USA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.cq160.com/rules.htm

 

 

 

Montana QSO Party: 0000Z-2400Z, Jan 28

 

  Mode: CW, Phone, Digital

 

  Bands: 160 to 70cm

 

  Classes: Single Op (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

 

           Multi-Single (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

 

           Mobile/Rover (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

 

  Max power: HP: >150 watts

 

             LP: 150 watts

 

             QRP: 5 watts

 

  Exchange: MT: RS(T) + county

 

            non-MT: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX")

 

  Work stations: Once per band per mode

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per SSB QSO

 

              2 points per CW/Digital QSO

 

  Multipliers: MT: Each (state/province/MT county) once per mode

 

               Non-MT: Each MT county once per mode

 

               Power: >150W:1X, 150W:2X, QRP:3X

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x power mult

 

  Submit logs by: February 4, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: MTQSOParty2017[at]tuscor[dot]net

 

  Post log summary at: http://fvarc.org/?q=MT-QSO-Entry

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://fvarc.org/sites/default/files/library/2017%20MT%20QSO%20Party%20Rules_0.pdf

 

 

 

REF Contest, CW: 0600Z, Jan 28 to 1800Z, Jan 29

 

  Mode: CW

 

  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

 

  Classes: Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)

 

           Single Op Single Band (QRP/Low/High)

 

           Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)

 

           Club

 

           SWL

 

  Max operating hours: Single Op: 28 hours in no more than 3 increments of at least 1 hour each

 

  Max power: HP: >100 Watts

 

             LP: 100 Watts

 

             QRP: 5 Watts

 

  Exchange: French: RST + Department/Prefix

 

            non-French: RST + Serial No.

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: French: 6 points per QSO with French station same continent

 

              French: 15 points per QSO with French station on different continent

 

              French: 1 point per QSO with non-French station same continent

 

              French: 2 points per QSO with non-French station on different continent

 

              non-French: 1 point per QSO with French station same continent

 

              non-French: 3 points per QSO with French station on different continent

 

  Multipliers: French/Corsica departments once per band

 

               French overseas prefixes once per band

 

               non-French DXCC countries once per band (available only to French stations)

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: February 13, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: cdfcw[at]ref-union[dot]org

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://concours.ref-union.org/reglements/actuels/reg_cdfhf_dx.pdf

 

 

 

BARTG RTTY Sprint: 1200Z, Jan 28 to 1200Z, Jan 29

 

  Mode: RTTY

 

  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

 

  Classes: Single Op Expert

 

           Single Op (High/Low/QRP)

 

           Multi-Op

 

           SWL

 

  Max power: HP: >100W

 

             LP: 100W

 

             QRP: 5W

 

  Exchange: Serial No. (no signal report)

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

 

  Multipliers: DXCC countries once regardless of band

 

               JA, W, VE and VK areas once regardless of band

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x continents

 

  Submit logs by: February 5, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: (none)

 

  Upload log at: http://bartg.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://s3.spanglefish.com/s/7850/documents/contests/sprint/rules/current/bartg%20sprint%20rules%202017.pdf

 

 

 

UBA DX Contest, SSB: 1300Z, Jan 28 to 1300Z, Jan 29

 

  Mode: SSB

 

  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

 

  Classes: Single Op All Band (Low/High)

 

           Single Op Single Band (Low/High)

 

           Single Op QRP

 

           Multi-Op

 

           SWL

 

  Max power: HP: >100 watts

 

             LP: 100 watts

 

             QRP: 10 watts

 

  Exchange: ON: RST + Serial No. + province

 

            non-ON: RST + Serial No.

 

  Work stations: Once per band

 

  QSO Points: 10 points per QSO with Belgian station

 

              3 points per QSO with other EU stations

 

              1 point per QSO with non-EU stations

 

  Multipliers: Each Belgian province once per band

 

               Each Belgian prefix once per band

 

               Each EU DXCC country once per band

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

  Submit logs by: 2359Z February 12, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: ubassb[at]uba[dot]be

 

  Mail logs to: (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.uba.be/en/hf/contest-rules/uba-dx-contest-rules

 

 

 

Winter Field Day: 1900Z, Jan 28 to 1900Z, Jan 29

 

  Mode: Any

 

  Bands: All, except WARC

 

  Classes: Max Simultaneous Xmtrs + Site (Indoor/Outdoor/Home)

 

  Max power: HP: >100W

 

             LP: 100W

 

             QRP: 5W

 

  Exchange: Category + ARRL Section (or DX)

 

  QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

 

              Bonus: 1500 points if commercial power not used

 

              Bonus: 1500 points if outdoors

 

              Bonus: 1500 points if not at home

 

              Bonus: 1500 points for at least satellite QSO

 

  Multipliers: One for each mode operated per band

 

               Power: QRP:4x, LP:2x, HP:1x

 

  Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points x band/mode mults x power mult) + bonus points

 

  Submit logs by: March 1, 2017

 

  E-mail logs to: www[dot]wfda[at]winterfieldday[dot]com

 

  Mail logs to: Tom Phelps, WD8MBE

 

                235 Leonard Ave NW

 

                Massillon, OH 44646

 

                USA

 

  Find rules at: https://www.winterfieldday.com/rules/

 

 

 

 

 

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QRP Fox Hunt                                         0200Z-0330Z, Feb 1

 

Phone Fray                                           0230Z-0300Z, Feb 1

 

CWops Mini-CWT Test                                  1300Z-1400Z, Feb 1

 

                                                       1900Z-2000Z, Feb 1

 

                                                       0300Z-0400Z, Feb 2

 

UKEICC 80m Contest                                   2000Z-2100Z, Feb 1

 

NRAU 10m Activity Contest                            1800Z-1900Z, Feb 2 (CW)

 

                                                       1900Z-2000Z, Feb 2 (SSB)

 

                                                       2000Z-2100Z, Feb 2 (FM)

 

                                                       2100Z-2200Z, Feb 2 (Dig)

 

NCCC RTTY Sprint                                     0145Z-0215Z, Feb 3

 

QRP Fox Hunt                                         0200Z-0330Z, Feb 3

 

NCCC Sprint Ladder                                   0230Z-0300Z, Feb 3

 

YLRL YL-OM Contest                                   1400Z, Feb 3 to 0200Z, Feb 5

 

Vermont QSO Party                                    0000Z, Feb 4 to 2400Z, Feb 5

 

Triathlon DX Contest                                 0000Z-0759Z, Feb 4 (CW)

 

                                                       0800Z-1559Z, Feb 4 (SSB)

 

                                                       1600Z-2359Z, Feb 4 (RTTY)

 

10-10 Int. Winter Contest, SSB                       0001Z, Feb 4 to 2359Z, Feb 5

 

Black Sea Cup International                          1200Z, Feb 4 to 1159Z, Feb 5

 

F9AA Cup, CW                                         1200Z, Feb 4 to 1200Z, Feb 5

 

Minnesota QSO Party                                  1400Z-2400Z, Feb 4

 

FYBO Winter QRP Sprint                               1400Z-2400Z, Feb 4

 

AGCW Straight Key Party                              1600Z-1900Z, Feb 4

 

British Columbia QSO Party                           1600Z, Feb 4 to 0400Z, Feb 5

 

FISTS Winter Slow Speed Sprint                       1700Z-2100Z, Feb 4

 

Mexico RTTY International Contest                    1800Z, Feb 4 to 1759Z, Feb 5

 

North American Sprint, CW                            0000Z-0400Z, Feb 5

 

RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB                      2000Z-2130Z, Feb 6

 

ARS Spartan Sprint                                   0200Z-0400Z, Feb 7

 

 

 

 

 

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DARC 10-Meter Contest:   January 23, 2017

 

  E-mail: 

 

  Upload log at:  http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/10m/logupload/

 

  Mail:  (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/10m/en/rules/

 

 

 

Feld Hell Sprint:   January 25, 2017

 

  Upload log at:  https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/

 

  Mail:  (none)

 

  Find rules at: https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/Home/contests/sprints/low-down-sprint

 

 

 

RAEM Contest:   January 25, 2017

 

  E-mail:  raem[at]srr[dot]ru

 

  Upload log at:  http://ua9qcq.com/

 

  Mail:  (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://raem.srr.ru/en/main/

 

 

 

North American QSO Party, SSB:   January 27, 2017

 

  E-mail:  (none)

 

  Upload log at:  http://www.ncjweb.com/naqplogsubmit/

 

  Mail:  Bill Lippert, AC0W

 

         2013 6th Avenue SE

 

         Austin, MN 55912-4321

 

         USA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.ncjweb.com/NAQP-Rules.pdf

 

 

 

Old New Year Contest:   January 29, 2017

 

  E-mail:  contest[at]radio[dot]ru

 

  Mail:  (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.radio.ru/cq/contest/rule-results/index7.shtml

 

 

 

LZ Open Contest:   January 30, 2017

 

  E-mail:  LZ1GL[at]yahoo[dot]com

 

  Mail:  (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.lzopen.com/lz-open-contest/rules/rulesF.htm

 

 

 

Bogor Old and New Contest:   January 31, 2017

 

  E-mail:  yc1zal[at]orari-bogor[dot]org

 

  Mail:  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

 

         9th BOGOR OLD AND NEW CONTEST

 

         PO. BOX 376 BOGOR – 16003

 

         WEST JAVA

 

         INDONESIA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.orari-bogor.org/contest/#!/rules

 

 

 

RAC Winter Contest:   January 31, 2017

 

  E-mail:  canadawinter[at]rac[dot]ca

 

  Mail:  Radio Amateurs of Canada

 

         720 Belfast Road, Suite 217

 

         Ottawa, Ontario K1G 0Z5

 

         Canada

 

  Find rules at: http://wp.rac.ca/rac-canada-winter-contest-rules/

 

 

 

SARTG New Year RTTY Contest:   January 31, 2017

 

  E-mail:  contest[at]sartg[dot]com

 

  Upload log at:  http://ua9qcq.com

 

  Mail:  SARTG Contest Manager

 

         Ewe Hakansson, SM7BHM

 

         Pilspetsvagen 4

 

         SE-291 66 KRISTIANSTAD

 

         SWEDEN

 

  Find rules at: http://www.sartg.com/contest/nyrules.htm

 

 

 

Original QRP Contest:   January 31, 2017

 

  E-mail:  oqrpc[at]qrpcc[dot]de

 

  Mail:  Lutz Gutheil, DL1RNN

 

         Bergstrasse 17

 

         D-38446 Wolfsburg

 

         Germany

 

  Find rules at: http://www.qrpcc.de/contestrules/oqrpr.html

 

 

 

International Naval Contest:   February 1, 2017

 

  E-mail:  it9mrm[at]gmail[dot]com

 

  Mail:  Alberto Mattei

 

         Via E. Millo, 20

 

         96011 Augusta (SR)

 

         Italy

 

  Find rules at: http://www.marinefunker.de/eng/show.php3?pos=16

 

 

 

Hungarian DX Contest:   February 5, 2017

 

  E-mail:  hadx[at]mrasz[dot]axelero[dot]net

 

  Upload log at:  http://www.ha-dx.com/HADX/

 

  Mail:  (none)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.ha-dx.com/HADX/html/rules_en.html

 

 

 

Kid's Day Contest:   February 6, 2017

 

  E-mail:  (none)

 

  Mail:  (see rules)

 

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/kids-day

 

 

 

ARRL RTTY Roundup:   February 7, 2017

 

  E-mail:  RTTYRU[at]arrl[dot]org

 

  Upload log at:  http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org/

 

  Mail:  RTTY Roundup

 

         ARRL

 

         225 Main St.

 

         Newington, CT 06111

 

         USA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/rtty-roundup

 

 

 

EUCW 160m Contest:   February 8, 2017

 

  E-mail:  f6cel[at]orange[dot]fr

 

  Mail:  Ghislain BARBASON

 

         5 rue de l'Ecluse

 

         F-02190 PIGNICOURT

 

         France

 

  Find rules at: http://www.eucw.org/eu160.html

 

 

 

WAB 1.8 MHz Phone:   February 11, 2017

 

  E-mail:  aebbooks[at]ntlworld[dot]com

 

  Mail:  Tony Beardsley, G3XKT

 

         14 York Avenue

 

         Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5HB

 

         United Kingdom

 

  Find rules at: http://wab.intermip.net/Contest%20Rules.php#OtherRules

 

 

 

AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest:   February 12, 2017

 

  E-mail:  W1GIG[at]att[dot]net

 

  Mail:  Tim Walker

 

         19 Woodside Ave.

 

         Westport, CT 06880

 

         USA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.antiquewireless.org/awa-linc-cundall-memorial-cw-contest.html

 

 

 

ARRL January VHF Contest:   February 22, 2017

 

  E-mail:  JanuaryVHF[at]arrl[dot]org

 

  Upload log at:  http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org

 

  Mail:  January VHF

 

         ARRL

 

         225 Main St.

 

         Newington, CT 06111

 

         USA

 

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/january-vhf

 

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         ARRL

         225 Main St.

         Newington, CT 06111

         USA

  Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/january-vhf

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