CONTESTS

22 Feb - 7 Mar 2018

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HF CONTESTS

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Feb 21, 1300z to Feb 21, 1400z, Feb 21, 1900z to Feb 21, 2000z, Feb 22, 0300z to Feb 22, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: February 24.

RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW, Feb 22, 2000z to Feb 22, 2130z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: February 23.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Feb 23, 0145z to Feb 23, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: February 25.

QRP Fox Hunt, Feb 23, 0200z to Feb 23, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: March 1.

NCCC Sprint, Feb 23, 0230z to Feb 23, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: February 25.

CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB, Feb 23, 2200z to Feb 25, 2200z; SSB; Bands: 160m Only; W/VE: RS + (state/province), DX: RS + CQ Zone; Logs due: March 2.

REF Contest, SSB, Feb 24, 0600z to Feb 25, 1800z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; French: RS + Department/Prefix, non-French: RS + Serial No.; Logs due: March 12.

UBA DX Contest, CW, Feb 24, 1300z to Feb 25, 1300z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; ON: RST + Serial No. + province, non-ON: RST + Serial No.; Logs due: March 11.

South Carolina QSO Party, Feb 24, 1500z to Feb 25, 0159z; CW, Digital, Phone; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; SC: RS(T) + County, non-SC: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX"); Logs due: March 26.

North American QSO Party, RTTY, Feb 24, 1800z to Feb 25, 0559z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; NA: Name + (state/DC/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: March 2.

High Speed Club CW Contest, Feb 25, 0900z to Feb 25, 1100z, Feb 25, 1500z to Feb 25, 1700z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Members: RST + HSC No., non-Members: RST + "NM"; Logs due: March 17.

SARL Digital Contest, Feb 25, 1300z to Feb 25, 1600z; PSK, RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RST + QSO No.; Logs due: March 4.

North Carolina QSO Party, Feb 25, 1500z to Feb 26, 0059z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; NC: County, non-NC: (state/province/country); Logs due: March 12.

SKCC Sprint, Feb 28, 0000z to Feb 28, 0200z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power); Logs due: March 2.

QRP Fox Hunt, Feb 28, 0200z to Feb 28, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: March 1.

Phone Fray, Feb 28, 0230z to Feb 28, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: March 2.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Feb 28, 1300z to Feb 28, 1400z, Feb 28, 1900z to Feb 28, 2000z, Mar 1, 0300z to Mar 1, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: February 24.

UKEICC 80m Contest, Feb 28, 2000z to Feb 28, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: February 28.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Mar 2, 0145z to Mar 2, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: February 25.

QRP Fox Hunt, Mar 2, 0200z to Mar 2, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: February 22.

NCCC Sprint, Mar 2, 0230z to Mar 2, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: February 25.

Novice Rig Roundup, Mar 3, 0000z to Mar 11, 0000z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 15, 10, 2m; RST + QTH + Name + Class; Logs due: April 9.

ARRL International DX Contest, SSB, Mar 3, 0000z to Mar 5, 0000z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; W/VE: RS + (state/province), non-W/VE: RS + power; Logs due: March 9.

Wake-Up! QRP Sprint, Mar 3, 0600z to Mar 3, 0629z, Mar 3, 0630z to Mar 3, 0659z, Mar 3, 0700z to Mar 3, 0729z, Mar 3, 0730z to Mar 3, 0800z; CW; Bands: 40, 20m; RST + Serial No. + suffix of previous QSO ("QRP" for 1st QSO); Logs due: March 10.

Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, Mar 3, 1800z to Mar 3, 2059z (Low Band), Mar 3, 2100z to Mar 3, 2359z (Low Band), Mar 4, 0800z to Mar 4, 1059z (High Band), Mar 4, 1100z to Mar 4, 1359z (High Band); RTTY; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; 2-letter regional abbrev. (state/province/canton, etc.) + Serial No.(restart serial no. for high band); Logs due: March 19.

UBA Spring Contest, CW, Mar 4, 0700z to Mar 4, 1100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; ON: RST + Serial No. + UBA Section, non-ON: RST + Serial No.; Logs due: March 18.

SARL Hamnet 40m Simulated Emerg Contest, Mar 4, 1200z to Mar 4, 1400z; SSB; Bands: 40m Only; Class A: RS + Serial No. (starting with 201), Class B: RS + Serial No. (starting with 401), Class C: RS + Serial No. (starting with 601), Class D: RS + Serial No. (starting with 801), Non-participants: RS + Serial No. (starting with 001); Logs due: March 11.

NSARA Contest, Mar 4, 1200z to Mar 4, 1600z, Mar 4, 1800z to Mar 4, 2200z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: 80m Only; Nova Scotia: RS(T) + county, non-NS: RS(T); Logs due: April 3.

RSGB 80m Club Championship, Data, Mar 5, 2000z to Mar 5, 2130z; RTTY, PSK; Bands: 80m Only; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: March 6.

ARS Spartan Sprint, Mar 6, 0200z to Mar 6, 0400z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Power; Logs due: March 8.

AGCW YL-CW Party, Mar 6, 1900z to Mar 6, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; YL: RST + Serial No. + "/YL/" + name, OM: RST + Serial No. + "/" + name; Logs due: March 31.

QRP Fox Hunt, Mar 7, 0200z to Mar 7, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: February 22.

Phone Fray, Mar 7, 0230z to Mar 7, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: February 23.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Mar 7, 1300z to Mar 7, 1400z, Mar 7, 1900z to Mar 7, 2000z, Mar 8, 0300z to Mar 8, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: February 24.

NRAU 10m Activity Contest, Mar 7, 1800z to Mar 7, 1900z (CW), Mar 7, 1900z to Mar 7, 2000z (SSB), Mar 7, 2000z to Mar 7, 2100z (FM), Mar 7, 2100z to Mar 7, 2200z (Dig); CW, SSB, FM, Digital; Bands: 10m Only; RS(T) + 6-character grid square; Logs due: March 21.

UKEICC 80m Contest, Mar 7, 2000z to Mar 7, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: February 28.

AWA John Rollins Memorial DX Contest, Mar 7, 2300z to Mar 8, 2300z, Mar 10, 2300z to Mar 11, 2300z; CW; Bands: 40, 20m; RST + Eqpt Type + Eqpt Year; Logs due: April 8.

VHF+ CONTESTS

See Novice Rig Roundup, North Carolina QSO Party, and South Carolina QSO Party, above.