CONTESTS

20 Sep - 4 Oct 2018

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HF CONTESTS

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Sep 19, 1300z to Sep 19, 1400z, Sep 19, 1900z to Sep 19, 2000z, Sep 20, 0300z to Sep 20, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 22.

NAQCC CW Sprint, Sep 20, 0030z to Sep 20, 0230z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RST + (state/province/country) + (NAQCC No./power); Logs due: September 23.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Sep 21, 0145z to Sep 21, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 23.

NCCC Sprint Ladder, Sep 21, 0230z to Sep 21, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 23.

AGB NEMIGA Contest, Sep 21, 2100z to Sep 22, 0000z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: 80m Only; AGB Member: RST + QSO No. + Member No., non-Member: RST + QSO No.; Logs due: October 21.

FOC QSO Party, Sep 22, 0000z to Sep 22, 2359z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, VHF; FOC-Member: RST + Name + Member No., non-Members: RST + Name; Logs due: October 6.

Maine QSO Party, Sep 22, 1200z to Sep 23, 1200z; CW, Phone; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; ME: RS(T) + county, non-ME: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX"); Logs due: October 8.

UK/EI DX Contest, SSB, Sep 22, 1200z to Sep 23, 1200z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; UK/EI: RS + Serial No. + District Code, DX: RS + Serial No.; Logs due: September 24.

North American SSB Sprint Contest, Sep 23, 0000z to Sep 23, 0400z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name] + [your state/province/country]; Logs due: September 30.

Classic Exchange, CW, Sep 23, 1300z to Sep 24, 0700z, Sep 25, 1300z to Sep 26, 0700z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; Name + RST + (state/province/country) + rcvr/xmtr manuf/model; Logs due: November 1.

SKCC Sprint, Sep 26, 0000z to Sep 26, 0200z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power); Logs due: September 30.

Phone Fray, Sep 26, 0230z to Sep 26, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: September 28.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Sep 26, 1300z to Sep 26, 1400z, Sep 26, 1900z to Sep 26, 2000z, Sep 27, 0300z to Sep 27, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 29.

UKEICC 80m Contest, Sep 26, 2000z to Sep 26, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: September 26.

RSGB 80m Autumn Series, Data, Sep 27, 1900z to Sep 27, 2030z; RTTY, PSK; Bands: 80m Only; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name]; Logs due: September 30.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Sep 28, 0145z to Sep 28, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 30.

NCCC Sprint Ladder, Sep 28, 0230z to Sep 28, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 30.

Feld Hell Sprint, Sep 29, 0000z to Sep 29, 2359z; Feld Hell; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; (see rules); Logs due: October 3.

CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY, Sep 29, 0000z to Oct 1, 0000z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; 48 States/Canada: RST + CQ Zone + (state/VE area), All Others: RST + CQ Zone; Logs due: October 5.

Texas QSO Party, Sep 29, 1400z to Sep 30, 0200z, Sep 30, 1400z to Sep 30, 2000z; All; Bands: All, except WARC; TX: RS(T) + County, non-TX: RS(T) + (state/province/country/MM region); Logs due: October 31.

Classic Exchange, Phone, Sep 30, 1300z to Oct 1, 0700z, Oct 2, 1300z to Oct 3, 0700z; AM, SSB, FM; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; Name + RS + (state/province/country) + rcvr/xmtr manuf/model; Logs due: November 1.

IQRP Quarterly Marathon, Oct 1, 0800z to Oct 7, 2000z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: All; RS(T); Logs due: October 21.

ARS Spartan Sprint, Oct 2, 0100z to Oct 2, 0300z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Power; Logs due: October 4.

Phone Fray, Oct 3, 0230z to Oct 3, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: September 21.

German Telegraphy Contest, Oct 3, 0700z to Oct 3, 1000z; CW; Bands: 80, 40m; DL: RST + LDK, non-DL: RST; Logs due: October 17.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Oct 3, 1300z to Oct 3, 1400z, Oct 3, 1900z to Oct 3, 2000z, Oct 4, 0300z to Oct 4, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 22.

UKEICC 80m Contest, Oct 3, 2000z to Oct 3, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: September 26.

VHF+ CONTESTS

220 MHz Fall Sprint, Sep 25, 1900z to Sep 25, 2300z; not specified; Bands: 222 MHz; 4-character grid square; Logs due: October 9.

AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Sep 22, 1400z to Sep 22, 1700z (144), Sep 22, 1700z to Sep 22, 1800z (432); CW; Bands: 144 MHz, 432 MHz; RST + "/" + Serial No. + "/" Power class + "/" + 6-character grid locator; Logs due: October 8.

ARRL EME Contest, Sep 29, 0000z to Sep 30, 2359z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 50-1296 MHz; Signal report; Logs due: December 25.

432 MHz Fall Sprint, Oct 3, 1900z to Oct 3, 2300z; not specified; Bands: 432 MHz; 6-character grid square; Logs due: October 17.

Also, see Feld Hell Sprint, Classic Exchange, Phone, NCCC Sprint Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint, Classic Exchange, CW, FOC QSO Party above.