• 2 The ARRL Contest Update for December 13, 2017

    From mark lewis@1:3634/12.73 to all on Wed Dec 13 12:33:36 2017
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, Dec 15, 0145z to Dec 15, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: December 17.

    QRP Fox Hunt, Dec 15, 0200z to Dec 15, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: December 21.

    NCCC Sprint, Dec 15, 0230z to Dec 15, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No.
    + Name + QTH; Logs due: December 17.

    UN DIGI Contest, Dec 15, 1400z to Dec 15, 1559z, Dec 15, 1600z to Dec 15, 1759z; RTTY, BPSK63; Bands: 160, 80, 40m; RST + QSO No.; Logs due: December 30.

    Russian 160-Meter Contest, Dec 15, 2000z to Dec 16, 0000z; CW, SSB; Bands: 160m
    Only; Rus: RS(T) + Oblast code, non-Rus: RS(T) + Serial No.; Logs due: December
    30.

    AGB-Party Contest, Dec 15, 2100z to Dec 16, 0000z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: 80,
    40m; AGB Member: RST + QSO No. + Member No., non-Member: RST + QSO No.; Logs due: January 12.

    OK DX RTTY Contest, Dec 16, 0000z to Dec 17, 0000z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + CQ Zone; Logs due: December 23.

    Feld Hell Sprint, Dec 16, 0000z to Dec 16, 2359z; Feld Hell; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; (see rules); Logs due: December 20.

    Padang DX Contest, Dec 16, 1200z to Dec 16, 2359z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; See Rules; Logs due: December 23.

    Croatian CW Contest, Dec 16, 1400z to Dec 17, 1400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + Serial No.; Logs due: December 25.

    ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW, Dec 17, 1800z to Dec 17, 2359z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20,
    15, 10, 6m; NA: Name + 2-digit year first licensed + (state/province/XE area/DX); Logs due: December 20.

    Run for the Bacon QRP Contest, Dec 18, 0200z to Dec 18, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + (Member No./power); Logs due: December 24.

    QRP Fox Hunt, Dec 20, 0200z to Dec 20, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: December 21.

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

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

    NAQCC CW Sprint, Dec 21, 0130z to Dec 21, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RST + (state/province/country) + (NAQCC No./power); Logs due: December 24.

    NCCC RTTY Sprint, Dec 22, 0145z to Dec 22, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: December 24.

    QRP Fox Hunt, Dec 22, 0200z to Dec 22, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: December 28.

    NCCC Sprint, Dec 22, 0230z to Dec 22, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No.
    + Name + QTH; Logs due: December 24.

    RAEM Contest, Dec 24, 0000z to Dec 24, 1159z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Serial No. + latitude (degs only) + longitude (degs only), N=North, S=South, W=West, O=East (e.g. 57N 85O); Logs due: January 23.

    DARC Christmas Contest, Dec 26, 0830z to Dec 26, 1059z; CW, SSB; Bands: 80, 40m; DL: RS(T) + DOK (or Special Station abbreviation), non-DL: RS(T) + QSO No.; Logs due: January 15.

    SKCC Sprint, Dec 27, 0000z to Dec 27, 0200z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power); Logs due: December 29.

    QRP Fox Hunt, Dec 27, 0200z to Dec 27, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: December 28.

    Phone Fray, Dec 27, 0230z to Dec 27, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: December 29.

    CWops Mini-CWT Test, Dec 27, 1300z to Dec 27, 1400z, Dec 27, 1900z to Dec 27, 2000z, Dec 28, 0300z to Dec 28, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: December 30.

    NCCC RTTY Sprint, Dec 29, 0145z to Dec 29, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: December 31.

    QRP Fox Hunt, Dec 29, 0200z to Dec 29, 0330z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output; Logs due: January 4.

    NCCC Sprint, Dec 29, 0230z to Dec 29, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No.
    + Name + QTH; Logs due: December 31.

    RAC Winter Contest, Dec 30, 0000z to Dec 30, 2359z; CW, Phone; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m; VE: RS(T) + (province/territory), non-VE and VE0: RS(T) + Serial No.; Logs due: January 31.

    Stew Perry Topband Challenge, Dec 30, 1500z to Dec 31, 1500z; CW; Bands: 160m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: January 15.

    Original QRP Contest, Dec 30, 1500z to Dec 31, 1500z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; RST + Serial No. + "/" + Power category; Logs due: January 31.

    Bogor Old and New Contest, Dec 31, 1200z to Dec 31, 2359z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40m;
    RS + operator age; Logs due: January 31.

    AGB New Year Snowball Contest, Jan 1, 0000z to Jan 1, 0100z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands: 80m Only; AGB Member: RST + QSO No. + Member No., non-Member: RST + QSO No.; Logs due: January 7.

    IQRP Quarterly Marathon, Jan 1, 0800z to Jan 7, 2000z; CW, SSB, Digital; Bands:
    All; RS(T); Logs due: January 13.

    SARTG New Year RTTY Contest, Jan 1, 0800z to Jan 1, 1100z; RTTY; Bands: 80, 40m; RST + QSO No. + name + happy new year (native language); Logs due: January
    2.

    AGCW Happy New Year Contest, Jan 1, 0900z to Jan 1, 1200z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20m; AGCW: RST + Serial No. + "/" + Member No., non-AGCW: RST + Serial No.; Logs due: January 6.

    AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Jan 1, 1400z to Jan 1, 1700z (144), Jan 1, 1700z to Jan 1, 1800z (432); CW; Bands: 144 MHz, 432 MHz; RST + "/" + Serial No. + "/" Power
    class + "/" + 6-character grid locator; Logs due: January 7.

    QRP ARCI New Years Sprint, Jan 1, 1500z to Jan 1, 1800z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20,
    15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + (ARCI number/power); Logs due: January 7.

    ARS Spartan Sprint, Jan 2, 0200z to Jan 2, 0400z; CW; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country) + Power; Logs due: January 3.

    Phone Fray, Jan 3, 0230z to Jan 3, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA:
    Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: January 5.

    CWops Mini-CWT Test, Jan 3, 1300z to Jan 3, 1400z, Jan 3, 1900z to Jan 3, 2000z, Jan 4, 0300z to Jan 4, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: January 6.

    UKEICC 80m Contest, Jan 3, 2000z to Jan 3, 2100z; CW; Bands: 80m Only; 4-Character grid square; Logs due: January 9.

    AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, Jan 3, 2300z to Jan 4, 2300z, Jan 6, 2300z to Jan 7, 2300z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40m; RST + Eqpt Year + Input Power (see rules for format); Logs due: January 13.

    NRAU 10m Activity Contest, Jan 4, 1800z to Jan 4, 1900z (CW), Jan 4, 1900z to Jan 4, 2000z (SSB), Jan 4, 2000z to Jan 4, 2100z (FM), Jan 4, 2100z to Jan 4, 2200z (Dig); CW, SSB, FM, Digital; Bands: 10m Only; RS(T) + 6-character grid square; Logs due: January 10.

    NCCC RTTY Sprint, Jan 5, 0145z to Jan 5, 0215z; RTTY; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. + Name + QTH; Logs due: January 7.

    NCCC Sprint, Jan 5, 0230z to Jan 5, 0300z; CW; Bands: (see rules); Serial No. +
    Name + QTH; Logs due: January 7.

    PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, Jan 6, 0000z to Jan 7, 0000z; PSK31; Bands: 80, 40, 20,
    15, 10m; RST + (state/province/country); Logs due: January 12.

    WW PMC Contest, Jan 6, 1200z to Jan 7, 1200z; CW, SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; PMC: RS(T) + PMC abbreviation, World: RS(T) + CQ Zone; Logs due: January 13.

    ARRL RTTY Roundup, Jan 6, 1800z to Jan 8, 0000z; RTTY, Digital; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; W/VE: RST + (state/province), non-W/VE: RST + Serial No.; Logs due: January 11.

    Kid's Day Contest, Jan 6, 1800z to Jan 6, 2359z; SSB; Bands: 80, 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, 10, 2m repeaters; name + age + QTH + favorite color; Logs due: January 7.

    EUCW 160m Contest, Jan 6, 2000z to Jan 6, 2300z, Jan 7, 0400z to Jan 7, 0700z; CW; Bands: 160m Only; Affiliated Club Member: RST + name + club + membership no., Other: RST + name + "NM"; Logs due: January 9.

    Phone Fray, Jan 10, 0230z to Jan 10, 0300z; SSB; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15m; NA: Name + (state/province/country), non-NA: Name; Logs due: January 12.

    CWops Mini-CWT Test, Jan 10, 1300z to Jan 10, 1400z, Jan 10, 1900z to Jan 10, 2000z, Jan 11, 0300z to Jan 11, 0400z; CW; Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m; Member: Name + Member No., non-Member: Name + (state/province/country); Logs due: January 13.


    VHF+ CONTESTS

    See ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW, above.


    LOG DUE DATES

    14 Dec - 27 Dec 2017

    December 14, 2017

    * QRP Fox Hunt

    December 15, 2017

    * ARRL 10-Meter Contest
    * Phone Fray

    December 16, 2017

    * QRP Fox Hunt
    * CWops Mini-CWT Test

    December 17, 2017

    * SKCC Weekend Sprintathon
    * NCCC Sprint
    * EPC Ukraine DX Contest
    * NCCC RTTY Sprint
    * NAQCC CW Sprint

    December 20, 2017

    * QRP ARCI Topband Sprint
    * ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW
    * Feld Hell Sprint

    December 21, 2017

    * QRP Fox Hunt
    * NRAU 10m Activity Contest
    * Homebrew and Oldtime Equipment Party

    December 22, 2017

    * Phone Fray

    December 23, 2017

    * CWops Mini-CWT Test
    * OK DX RTTY Contest
    * Padang DX Contest

    December 24, 2017

    * QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew Sprint
    * NAQCC CW Sprint
    * NCCC RTTY Sprint
    * NCCC Sprint
    * Run for the Bacon QRP Contest

    December 25, 2017

    * Croatian CW Contest

    December 30, 2017

    * Russian 160-Meter Contest
    * UN DIGI Contest
    * CWops Mini-CWT Test

    December 31, 2017

    * NCCC RTTY Sprint
    * NCCC Sprint
    * IPARC Contest, CW
    * IPARC Contest, SSB
    * All Austrian 160-Meter Contest
    * Classic Exchange, CW
    * International Naval Contest
    * 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint
    * Kentucky QSO Party
    * Classic Exchange, Phone

    January 2, 2018

    * SARTG New Year RTTY Contest

    January 3, 2018

    * ARS Spartan Sprint

    January 4, 2018

    * QRP Fox Hunt

    January 5, 2018

    * Phone Fray

    January 6, 2018

    * AGCW Happy New Year Contest
    * CWops Mini-CWT Test

    January 7, 2018

    * NCCC RTTY Sprint
    * NCCC Sprint
    * AGB New Year Snowball Contest
    * AGCW VHF/UHF Contest
    * QRP ARCI New Years Sprint
    * Kid's Day Contest

    January 9, 2018

    * UKEICC 80m Contest
    * EUCW 160m Contest
    * CQC Great Colorado Snowshoe Run

    January 10, 2018

    * NRAU 10m Activity Contest

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