CONTESTS

7 Sep - 20 Sep 2017

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HF CONTESTS

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Sep 6, 1300z to Sep 6, 1400z, Sep 6, 1900z to Sep 6, 2000z, Sep 7, 0300z to Sep 7, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 9.

NRAU 10m Activity Contest, Sep 7, 1700z to Sep 7, 1800z (CW), Sep 7, 1800z to Sep 7, 1900z (SSB), Sep 7, 1900z to Sep 7, 2000z (FM), Sep 7, 2000z to Sep 7, 2100z (Dig); CW, SSB, FM, Digital; Bands: 10m Only; RS(T) + 6-character grid square; Logs due: September 21.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Sep 8, 0145z to Sep 8, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 10.

NCCC Sprint Ladder, Sep 8, 0230z to Sep 8, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 10.

Kulikovo Polye Contest, Sep 9, 0000z to Sep 9, 2359z; CW; Bands: 20m Only; KP: RST + "KP", non-KP: RST + Serial No.; Logs due: September 24.

FOC QSO Party, Sep 9, 0000z to Sep 9, 2359z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, VHF; FOC-Member: RST + Name + Member No., non-Members: RST + Name; Logs due: September 23.

WAE DX Contest, SSB, Sep 9, 0000z to Sep 10, 2359z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RS + Serial No.; Logs due: September 25.

SARL Field Day Contest, Sep 9, 1000z to Sep 10, 1000z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RS(T) + Number of transmitters + Category (see rules) + Province (or "DX"); Logs due: September 17.

SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Sep 9, 1200z to Sep 11, 0000z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./"NONE"); Logs due: September 17.

Ohio State Parks on the Air, Sep 9, 1400z to Sep 9, 2200z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; OH Park: park abbreviation, OH: "Ohio", W/VE: (state/province), DX: "DX"; Logs due: September 23.

Russian Cup Digital Contest, Sep 9, 1500z to Sep 9, 1859z, Sep 10, 0600z to Sep 10, 0959z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Serial No. + 4-character grid square; Logs due: September 20.

North American Sprint, CW, Sep 10, 0000z to Sep 10, 0400z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name] + [your state/province/country]; Logs due: September 17.

Swiss HTC QRP Sprint, Sep 10, 1300z to Sep 10, 1900z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RST + "/" + Class + "/" + (kanton, province, etc.) + "/" + first name; Logs due: see rules.

Classic Exchange, CW, Sep 10, 1300z to Sep 11, 0800z, Sep 12, 1300z to Sep 13, 0800z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; Name + RST + (state/province/country) + rcvr/xmtr manuf/model; Logs due: December 31.

4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, Sep 11, 0000z to Sep 11, 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: September 30.

RSGB 80m Autumn Series, SSB, Sep 11, 1900z to Sep 11, 2030z; SSB; Bands: 80m Only; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name]; Logs due: September 14.

Phone Fray, Sep 13, 0230z to Sep 13, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: September 15.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Sep 13, 1300z to Sep 13, 1400z, Sep 13, 1900z to Sep 13, 2000z, Sep 14, 0300z to Sep 14, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 16.

NCCC RTTY Sprint, Sep 15, 0145z to Sep 15, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 17.

NCCC Sprint Ladder, Sep 15, 0230z to Sep 15, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: September 17.

AGB NEMIGA Contest, Sep 15, 2100z to Sep 16, 0000z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: 80m Only; AGB Member: RST + QSO No. + Member No., non-Member: RST + QSO No.; Logs due: October 15.

Scandinavian Activity Contest, CW, Sep 16, 1200z to Sep 17, 1200z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: September 22.

All Africa International DX Contest, Sep 16, 1200z to Sep 17, 1200z; CW, SSB, RTTY; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RS(T) + Serial No.; Logs due: October 2.

SRT HF Contest SSB, Sep 16, 1300z to Sep 17, 1300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RS + CQ Zone; Logs due: see rules.

Iowa QSO Party, Sep 16, 1400z to Sep 17, 0200z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: All, except WARC and 60m; IA: RS(T) + County, non-IA: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX"); Logs due: October 17.

Washington State Salmon Run, Sep 16, 1600z to Sep 17, 0700z, Sep 17, 1600z to Sep 18, 0000z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; WA: RS(T) + County, non-WA: RS(T) + (state/province/country); Logs due: October 1.

QRP Afield, Sep 16, 1600z to Sep 16, 2200z; All; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RS(T) + (state/province/country) + (power or NE QRP No.); Logs due: October 16.

New Hampshire QSO Party, Sep 16, 1600z to Sep 17, 0400z, Sep 17, 1600z to Sep 17, 2200z; CW/Digital, Phone; Bands: All, except WARC; NH: RS(T) + county, non-NH W/VE: RS(T) + (state/province), DX: RS(T) + "DX"; Logs due: October 31.

New Jersey QSO Party, Sep 16, 1600z to Sep 17, 0359z, Sep 17, 1400z to Sep 17, 2000z; CW, Phone; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; NJ: RS(T) + county, non-NJ: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX"); Logs due: October 1.

Feld Hell Sprint, Sep 16, 1800z to Sep 16, 1959z; Feld Hell; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m; (see rules); Logs due: September 20.

North American Sprint, RTTY, Sep 17, 0000z to Sep 17, 0400z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name] + [your state/DC/province/country]; Logs due: September 24.

BARTG Sprint 75, Sep 17, 1700z to Sep 17, 2059z; 75 Baud RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Serial No.; Logs due: September 24.

Run for the Bacon QRP Contest, Sep 18, 0100z to Sep 18, 0300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + (Member No./power); Logs due: September 24.

Phone Fray, Sep 20, 0230z to Sep 20, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: September 22.

CWops Mini-CWT Test, Sep 20, 1300z to Sep 20, 1400z, Sep 20, 1900z to Sep 20, 2000z, Sep 21, 0300z to Sep 21, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: September 23.

RSGB 80m Autumn Series, CW, Sep 20, 1900z to Sep 20, 2030z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; [other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name]; Logs due: September 23.

VHF+ CONTESTS

ARRL EME Contest, Sep 9, 0000z to Sep 10, 2359z; CW, Phone, Digital; Bands: 50-1296 MHz; Signal report; Logs due: December 6.

ARRL September VHF Contest, Sep 9, 1800z to Sep 11, 0300z; All; Bands: 50 MHz and up; 4-character grid square; Logs due: September 20.

ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, Sep 16, 0600 (local) to Sep 18, 0000 (local); Any; Bands: 10 GHz to light; 6-Character Maidenhead Locator; Logs due: October 17.

SARL VHF/UHF Analogue/Digital Contest, Sep 16, 1000z to Sep 17, 1000z; Analog (CW/SSB/FM), Digital; Bands: 50 MHz, 70 MHz, 144 MHz, 432 MHz, 1296 MHz; RS + 6-character grid locator; Logs due: October 9.

144 MHz Fall Sprint, Sep 18, 1900z to Sep 18, 2300z; not specified; Bands: 2m Only; 4-character grid square; Logs due: October 2