CONTESTS

10 Aug - 24 Aug 2017

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HF CONTESTS

August 10

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Aug 9, 1300z to Aug 9, 1400z, Aug 9, 1900z to Aug 9, 2000z, Aug 10, 0300z to Aug 10, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: August 12.

August 11

QRP Fox Hunt, Aug 11, 0100z to Aug 11, 0230z; CW; Bands: 20m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: August 12.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Aug 11, 0145z to Aug 11, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: August 13.

NCCC Sprint, Aug 11, 0230z to Aug 11, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: August 13.

MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest

August 12

WAE DX Contest, CW, Aug 12, 0000z to Aug 13, 2359z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: August 28.

SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Aug 12, 1200z to Aug 14, 0000z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./"NONE"); Logs due: August 20.

Maryland-DC QSO Party, Aug 12, 1600z to Aug 13, 0400z, Aug 13, 1600z to Aug 14, 0000z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2, 432 MHz; MDC: entry class + county, non-MDC: entry class + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 12.

August 14

4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, Aug 14, 0000z to Aug 14, 0200z; CW, SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: RS(T) + (State/Province/Country) + Member No., Non-member: RS(T) + (State/Province/Country) + Power; Logs due: August 31.

August 16

Phone Fray, Aug 16, 0230z to Aug 16, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: August 18.

August 17

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Aug 16, 1300z to Aug 16, 1400z, Aug 16, 1900z to Aug 16, 2000z, Aug 17, 0300z to Aug 17, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: August 19.

August 18

QRP Fox Hunt, Aug 18, 0100z to Aug 18, 0230z; CW; Bands: 20m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: August 19.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Aug 18, 0145z to Aug 18, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: August 20.

NCCC Sprint Ladder, Aug 18, 0230z to Aug 18, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: August 20.

August 19

SARTG WW RTTY Contest, Aug 19, 0000z to Aug 19, 0800z, Aug 19, 1600z to Aug 20, 0000z, Aug 20, 0800z to Aug 20, 1600z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: September 12.

Russian District Award Contest, Aug 19, 0800z to Aug 20, 0800z; CW, SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RU: RS(T) + District code, non-RU: RS(T) + QSO No.; Logs due: August 31.

Keyman's Club of Japan Contest, Aug 19, 1200z to Aug 20, 1200z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; JA: RST + prefecture/district code, non-JA: RST + continent code; Logs due: September 20.

Feld Hell Sprint, Aug 19, 1600z to Aug 19, 1759z; Feld Hell; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; (see rules); Logs due: August 23.

North American QSO Party, SSB, Aug 19, 1800z to Aug 20, 0559z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; NA: Name + (state/DC/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: August 25.

CVA DX Contest, CW, Aug 19, 2100z to Aug 20, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + type/UF(see rules); Logs due: September 15.

August 20

SARL HF Digital Contest, Aug 20, 1300z to Aug 20, 1630z; RTTY, PSK31; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: August 27.

ARRL Rookie Roundup, RTTY, Aug 20, 1800z to Aug 20, 2359z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; NA: Name + 2-digit year first licensed + (state/province/XE area/DX); Logs due: August 23.

August 21

Run for the Bacon QRP Contest, Aug 21, 0100z to Aug 21, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + (Member No./power); Logs due: August 27.

Solar Eclipse QSO Party, Aug 21, 1400z to Aug 21, 2200z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; [other station's call] + [RS(T)] + [6-character grid square] + [your call]; Logs due: September 30.

August 23

SKCC Sprint, Aug 23, 0000z to Aug 23, 0200z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power); Logs due: August 25.

Phone Fray, Aug 23, 0230z to Aug 23, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: August 25.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Aug 23, 1300z to Aug 23, 1400z, Aug 23, 1900z to Aug 23, 2000z, Aug 24, 0300z to Aug 24, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: August 26.

VHF+ CONTESTS

MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest, Aug 11, 2200z to Aug 13, 2200z; Any; Bands: 2m Only; Signal report; Logs due: September 15.

ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, Aug 19, 0600 (local) to Aug 21, 0000 (local); Any; Bands: 10 GHz to light; 6-Character Maidenhead Locator; Logs due: October 17.