CONTESTS

18 Oct - 31 Oct 2018

An expanded, downloadable version of QST's Contest Corral is available as a PDF. Check the sponsor's website for information on operating time restrictions and other instructions.

HF CONTESTS

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Oct 17, 1300z to Oct 17, 1400z, Oct 17, 1900z to Oct 17, 2000z, Oct 18, 0300z to Oct 18, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: October 20.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Oct 19, 0145z to Oct 19, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: October 21.

NCCC Sprint, Oct 19, 0230z to Oct 19, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: October 21.

Zombie Shuffle, Oct 19, 1600 (local) to Oct 20, 0000 (local); CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RS(T) + (state/province/country) + (Zombie number/area code) + name; Logs due: December 15.

JARTS WW RTTY Contest, Oct 20, 0000z to Oct 22, 0000z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + age of operator; Logs due: October 31.

10-10 Int. Fall Contest, CW, Oct 20, 0001z to Oct 21, 2359z; CW; Bands: 10m Only; 10-10 Member: Name + 10-10 number + (state/province/country), Non-Member: Name + 0 + (state/province/country); Logs due: October 29.

Argentina National 7 MHz Contest, Oct 20, 0930z to Oct 20, 2230z; SSB; Bands: 40m Only; RS + 2-digit year first licensed; Logs due: November 20.

New York QSO Party, Oct 20, 1400z to Oct 21, 0200z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: All, except WARC; NY: RS(T) + county, non-NY: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX"); Logs due: November 3.

Worked All Germany Contest, Oct 20, 1500z to Oct 21, 1459z; CW, SSB; Bands: (Please observe contest-free band segments, per the rules), 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; DL, DARC-Member: RS(T) + DOK (local area code), DL, non-DARC: RS(T) + "NM", non-DL: RS(T) + Serial No.; Logs due: November 5.

Stew Perry Topband Challenge, Oct 20, 1500z to Oct 21, 1500z; CW; Bands: 160m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: November 5.

Feld Hell Sprint, Oct 20, 2000z to Oct 20, 2359z; Feld Hell; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; (see rules); Logs due: October 24.

Asia-Pacific Fall Sprint, CW, Oct 21, 0000z to Oct 21, 0200z; CW; Bands: 20, 15m; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: October 28.

Illinois QSO Party, Oct 21, 1700z to Oct 22, 0100z; CW/digital, Phone; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; IL: RS(T) + County, non-IL: RS(T) + (state/province/country); Logs due: November 22.

RSGB RoLo CW, Oct 21, 1900z to Oct 21, 2030z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + previous six-character grid square received; Logs due: October 22.

Run for the Bacon QRP Contest, Oct 22, 0100z to Oct 22, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + (Member No./power); Logs due: October 28.

SKCC Sprint, Oct 24, 0000z to Oct 24, 0200z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power); Logs due: October 28.

Phone Fray, Oct 24, 0230z to Oct 24, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: October 26.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Oct 24, 1300z to Oct 24, 1400z, Oct 24, 1900z to Oct 24, 2000z, Oct 25, 0300z to Oct 25, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: October 27.

RSGB 80m Autumn Series, SSB, Oct 25, 1900z to Oct 25, 2030z; SSB; Bands: 80m Only; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name]; Logs due: October 28.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Oct 26, 0145z to Oct 26, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: October 28.

NCCC Sprint, Oct 26, 0230z to Oct 26, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: October 28.

CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB, Oct 27, 0000z to Oct 29, 0000z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RS + CQ Zone No.; Logs due: November 2.

Phone Fray, Oct 31, 0230z to Oct 31, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: November 2.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Oct 31, 1300z to Oct 31, 1400z, Oct 31, 1900z to Oct 31, 2000z, Nov 1, 0300z to Nov 1, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: October 20.

UKEICC 80m Contest, Oct 31, 2000z to Oct 31, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: October 31.

VHF+ CONTESTS

Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest, Oct 20, 0000z to Oct 21, 1600z; CW, SSB, FM; Bands: 6, 2m; RS(T) + six-character grid square; Logs due: October 26.

UBA ON Contest, 2m, Oct 21, 0700z to Oct 21, 1000z; CW, Phone; Bands: 2m Only; ON: RS(T) + Serial No. + ON Section, non-ON: RS(T) + Serial No.; Logs due: November 11.

ARRL EME Contest, Oct 27, 0000z to Oct 28, 2359z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 50-1296 MHz; Signal report; Logs due: December 25.

Also, see Feld Hell Sprint, Illinois QSO Party, above.