Oct 13-20 Contest Calendar


THIS WEEK’S CONTESTS:

NAQCC Straight Key/Bug Sprint: 0030Z-0230Z, Oct 15
Mode: CW
Bands: 80, 40, 20m
Classes: (none)
Max power: 5 watts
Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + (NAQCC No./power)
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with non-member
2 points per QSO with member
Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once
Key Type Mult: 2x if straight key, 1.5x if bug, 1x if other
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x key type mult
Submit logs by: 2359Z October 18, 2014
Upload log at: http://naqcc.info/sprintlog.html
Mail logs to: John Shannon, K3WWP
478 E. High St.
Kittanning, PA 16201
USA
Find rules at: http://naqcc.info/sprint201410.html

CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Oct 15 and 1900Z-2000Z, Oct 15 and 0300Z-0400Z, Oct 16
Mode: CW
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Max power: HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
Exchange: Member: Name + Member No.
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 1 point per QSO
Multipliers: Each call once
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: 0400Z October 18, 2014
Post log summary at: http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html

NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Oct 17
Mode: RTTY
Bands: (see rules)
Classes: (none)
Exchange: (see rules)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: October 19, 2014
E-mail logs to: (none)
Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com/
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html

NCCC Sprint: 0230Z-0300Z, Oct 17
Mode: (see rules)
Bands: (see rules)
Classes: (none)
Exchange: (see rules)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: October 19, 2014
E-mail logs to: (none)
Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com/
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html

MCG Autumn Sprint: 1400Z-1800Z, Oct 17
Mode: CW, SSB
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20m
Classes: Single Op All Band (CW/SSB/Mixed) (Low/High)
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Op
Exchange: RS(T) + Serial No.
Work stations: Once per band per mode
QSO Points: (see rules)
Multipliers: (none)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points
Submit logs by: November 5, 2014
E-mail logs to: ua3r[at]yandex[dot]ru
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://mcg-club.ru/en/contests/autumn-sprint.html

JARTS WW RTTY Contest: 0000Z, Oct 18 to 2400Z, Oct 19
Mode: RTTY
Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op All Band (Low/High)
Multi-Multi
SWL
Max power: HP: >100W
LP: 100W
Exchange: RST + age of operator
QSO Points: 2 points per QSO with same continent
3 points per QSO with different continent
Multipliers: Each DXCC entity except JA/W/VE/VK once per band
Each JA/W/VE/VK call area once per band
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: October 31, 2014
E-mail logs to: log[at]jarts[dot]jp
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://jarts.jp/rules2014.html
10-10 Int. Fall Contest, CW: 0001Z, Oct 18 to 2359Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW

Bands: 10m Only

Classes: Individual

Club

QRP

Max power: non-QRP: >5 watts

QRP: 5 watts

Exchange: 10-10 Member: Name + 10-10 number + (state/province/country)

Non-Member: Name + 0 + (state/province/country)

QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with a non-member

2 points per QSO with a 10-10 member

Multipliers: (none)

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points

Submit logs by: November 3, 2014

E-mail logs to: tentencontest[at]ten-ten[dot]org

Mail logs to: Dan Morris, KZ3T

3162 Covington Way

Lenoir, NC 28645

USA

Find rules at: http://www.ten-ten.org/Forms/QSO%20Party%20Rules.pdf

 

Microwave Fall Sprint: 0600 local – 1300 local, Oct 18

Mode: not specified

Bands: 902 MHz and above

Classes: Single Op

Rover

Exchange: 6-character grid square

QSO Points: 1 point per 902/1296 MHz QSO

2 points per 2.3 GHz and up QSO

Multipliers: Each grid square once per band

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: November 1, 2014

E-mail logs to: (none)

Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com/

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: http://svhfs.org/2014_Fall_Sprint_Rules_Rev01.pdf

 

Iowa QSO Party: 1400Z-2300Z, Oct 18

Mode: CW/Digital, Phone

Bands: All, except WARC and 60m

Classes: Single Op Fixed

Multi-Op Fixed

Single Op Mobile

Multi-Op Mobile

QRP

Max power: non-QRP: 125 Watts

QRP: 5 watts

Exchange: IA: RS(T) + County

non-IA: RS(T) + (state/province/”DX”)

Work stations: Once per band per mode per county

QSO Points: 1 point per phone QSO

2 points per CW/digital QSO

100 bonus points for a QSO with WA0DX

100 bonus points for each QSO (up to 5) with BSA JOTA station

Multipliers: IA: Each IA county, state, province once

non-IA: Each IA county once

Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points

Submit logs by: November 16, 2014

Upload log at: http://www.wa0dx.org/IAQSO/SummaryEntryForm.php

Mail logs to: Iowa QSO Party

c/o Marshall Dias W0OTM

614 North Court

Ottumwa, IA 52501

USA

Find rules at: http://www.wa0dx.org/IAQSO/

 

New York QSO Party: 1400Z, Oct 18 to 0200Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW, SSB, Digital

Bands: All, except WARC

Classes: Single Op (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Multi-Single (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Multi-Multi (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

School (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Mobile (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Rover (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Rookie (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Youth (<13/13-17)(CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

YL (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)

Max power: HP: >100 watts

LP: 100 watts

QRP: 5 watts

Exchange: NY: RS(T) + county

non-NY: RS(T) + (state/province/”DX”)

Work stations: Once per band per mode

QSO Points: 1 point per Phone QSO

2 points per CW QSO

3 points per Digital QSO

Multipliers: NY: Each NY county, US state, VE province/territory once

Non-NY: Each NY county once

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: November 1, 2014

E-mail logs to: logs[at]nyqp[dot]org

Web-to-Cabrillo form: http://www.b4h.net/cabforms/nyqp_cab.php

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: http://nyqp.org/wordpress/nyqp/2014/NY_QSO_Party_Rules_2014.pdf

 

Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Oct 18 to 1500Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW

Bands: 160m Only

Classes: Single Op

Multi-Op

Max operating hours: 14 hours

Max power: HP: >100 watts

LP: 5-100 watts

QRP: <5 watts

Exchange: 4-Character grid square

QSO Points: 1 point per QSO plus 1 point per 500 km

multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station

multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station

Multipliers: Low power: x1.5

QRP: x3

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x power multiplier

Submit logs by: November 3, 2014

E-mail logs to: tbdc[at]contesting[dot]com

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: http://www.kkn.net/stew/

 

Worked All Germany Contest: 1500Z, Oct 18 to 1459Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW, SSB

Bands: (Please observe contest free band segments per the rules), 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

Classes: Single Op CW (Low/High)

Single Op Mixed (QRP/Low/High)

Multi-Op

SWL

Max power: HP: >100W

LP: 100W

QRP: 5W

Exchange: DL, DARC-Member: RS(T) + DOK (local area code)

DL, non-DARC: RS(T) + “NM”

non-DL: RS(T) + Serial No.

Work stations: Once per band per mode

QSO Points: DL Station: 1 point per DL QSO, 3 points per EU QSO, 5 points per DX QSO

non-DL Station: 3 points per DL QSO

Multipliers: DL Station: Each DXCC entity once per band

non-DL Station: Each DL district once per band

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: November 3, 2014

E-mail logs to: wag[at]dxhf[dot]darc[dot]de

Upload log at: http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/wag/logupload/

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/wag/en/rules/

 

W/VE Islands QSO Party: 1600Z, Oct 18 to 2359Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW, Phone, Digital

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m

Classes: A. W/VE Island Fixed

  1. W/VE Island Expedition
  2. W/VE Island Rover
  3. Non-Island W/VE
  4. DX
  5. SWL

Exchange: Islands: RS(T) + USI/CISA Island Designation

Non-Islands: RS(T) + (state/province/country)

Work stations: Once per island per mode per band

Score Calculation: (see rules)

Submit logs by: November 30, 2014

E-mail logs to: ns4j[at]usislands[dot]org

Mail logs to: Jay Chamberlain  NS4J

27 Fox Run Lane

Fredericksburg, VA 22405

USA

Find rules at: http://www.usislands.org/contest_rules.html

 

South Dakota QSO Party: 1800Z, Oct 18 to 1800Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW, Phone, Digital

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m

Classes: Fixed

Rover

Max power: HP: >150 watts

LP; 150 watts

QRP: 5 watts

Exchange: SD: RS(T) + county

non-SD: RS(T) + (state/province/country)

Work stations: Once per band per mode per county

QSO Points: 1 points per phone QSO

2 points per CW QSO

2 points per digital QSO

100 bonus points for at least one QSO with N0EBC

Multipliers: SD: Each SD county, state, province, or country once only

non-SD: Each SD county once only

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults + bonus points

Submit logs by: November 15, 2014

E-mail logs to: sdqplogs[at]kb0wsw[dot]com

Mail logs to: N0EBC

c/o Anthony Buss

705 S Tanglewood Ave

Sious Falls, SD 57106

USA

Find rules at: http://www.kb0wsw.com/SDQP/page_home.html

 

Feld Hell Sprint: 2000Z-2200Z, Oct 18

Mode: Feld Hell

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m

Classes: (none)

Max power: Standard: 100 watts

QRP: 5 watts

Exchange: (see rules)

Work stations: Once per band

QSO Points: (see rules)

Bonus Points: (see rules)

Multipliers: (see rules)

Score Calculation: (see rules)

Submit logs by: October 25, 2014

Upload log at: https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/Home/contests/sprints/spooky-sprint

 

Asia-Pacific Fall Sprint, CW: 0000Z-0200Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW

Bands: 20, 15m

Classes: Single Op

Max power: AP: 150W

non-AP: legal limit

Exchange: RST + Serial No.

Work stations: Once per band

QSO Points: 1 point per QSO

Multipliers: Each prefix once

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: October 26, 2014

E-mail logs to: apsprint[at]jsfc[dot]org

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: http://jsfc.org/apsprint/aprule.txt

 

UBA ON Contest, 2m: 0600Z-1000Z, Oct 19

Mode: CW, Phone

Bands: 2m Only

Classes: (none)

Exchange: ON: RS(T) + Serial No. + ON Section

non-ON: RS(T) + Serial No.

QSO Points: 3 points per QSO with Belgian station

Multipliers: Each UBA Section

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: November 9, 2014

E-mail logs to: ubaon[at]uba[dot]be

Mail logs to: Leon Welters, ON5WL

Borgstraat 80

B-2580 Beerzel

Belgium

Find rules at: http://www.uba.be/en/hf/contest-rules/on-contest

 

Illinois QSO Party: 1700Z, Oct 19 to 0100Z, Oct 20

Mode: CW/digital, Phone

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m

Classes: Fixed

Mobile

Portable

Rover

Non-IL

Exchange: IL: RS(T) + County

non-IL: RS(T) + (state/province/country)

Work stations: Once per band per mode per county

QSO Points: 1 point per phone QSO

2 points per CW/digital QSO

Multipliers: IL Stations: Each IL county, state, VE province once

IL Stations: Each DXCC country (max of 5) once

non-IL Stations: Each IL county once

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: November 19, 2014

E-mail logs to: n9jf[at]arrl[dot]net

Mail logs to: WIARC

P.O. Box 3132

Quincy IL 62305-3132

USA

Find rules at: http://www.w9awe.org/ILQP%202014%20Rules.pdf

 

Run for the Bacon QRP Contest: 0100Z-0300Z, Oct 20

Mode: CW

Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m

Classes: Single Band

All Band

Max power: 5 watts

Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + (Member No./power)

Work stations: Once per band

QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with non-member

3 points per QSO with member on same continent

5 points per QSO with member on different continent

Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once

Multiply mults by 2 if >50 members worked

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: October 26, 2014

E-mail logs to: (none)

Upload log at: http://fpqrp.org/pigrun/autolog.php

Mail logs to: (none)

Find rules at: http://fpqrp.org/pigrun/

 

ARRL School Club Roundup: 1300Z, Oct 20 to 2359Z, Oct 24

Mode: CW/RTTY/Digital, Phone

Bands: All, except 60, 30, 17, 12m

Classes: Single Op (I)

Club/Multi-Op (C)

School Club/Group (S)

Max operating hours: 24 hours total

6 hours out of any 24-hour period with off times of at least 30 minutes

Exchange: RS(T) + Class (I/C/S) + (state/province/country)

Work stations: Once per mode

QSO Points: 1 point per phone QSO

2 points per CW/RTTY/digital QSO

Multipliers: States + VE provinces + DXCC countries + (2x class C QSOs) + (5x class S QSOs)

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults

Submit logs by: November 8, 2014

Post log summary at: http://www.b4h.net/arrlscr/

Mail logs to: School Club Roundup

c/o LIMARC

PO Box 392

Levittown, NY 11756

USA

Find rules at: http://www.arrl.org/school-club-roundup

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