Tag: HF

GTC CW Cup B

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

Classes: Single Op, Single Op QRP.

Max power: non-QRP: >5 watts, QRP: 5 watts.

Exchange: GTC Members: RST + “GTC” + 3-digit member number, non-GTC: RST + “NM”.

Work stations: Once per band.

QSO Points: 100 points per QSO with SZ1SV, 10 points per QSO with GTC members, 5 points per QSO with non-members.

Multipliers: Each GTC member once per band.

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total multis.

Submit logs by: October 30, 2017 to: sv5dkl@rho.forthnet.gr

International 40m HELL-Contest

Classes: Single Op, SWL.

Exchange: RST + QSO No.

QSO Points: 1 point per QSO, 1 point per QTC.

Multipliers: Each WAE/DXCC country once, each JA/W/VE call area once.

Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points + total QTC points) x total multis.

Submit logs by: October 22, 2017 to: do1npf@darc.de or post logs to: Peter Frank, DO1NPF, Postfach 11 19, 90515 Altdorf, Germany.

California QSO Party

Mode: CW, Phone.

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

Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Expedition/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester), Single Op Assisted (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Expedition/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester), Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Expedition/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester), Multi-Multi (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Expedition/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester).

Max operating hours: 24 hours for single ops with 15 minute off times, 30 hours for multi-ops.

Max power: HP: >200 watts, LP: 200 watts, QRP: 5 watts.

Exchange: CA: Serial No. + County, non-CA: Serial No. + (state/VE area/DX).

Work stations: Once per mode per band per county.

QSO Points: 2 points per phone QSO, 3 points per CW QSO.

Multipliers: CA Stations: States, VE areas once, non-CA Stations: CA counties once.

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total multis.

Submit logs by: October 23, 2017 at: http://robot.cqp.org/cqp/logsubmit-form.html

International 80m HELL-Contest 2017

Classes: Single Op, SWL.

Exchange: RST + QSO No.

QSO Points: 1 point per QSO, 1 point per QTC.

Multipliers: Each WAE/DXCC country once, each JA/W/VE call area once.

Score Calculation: Total score = (total QSO points + total QTC points) x total multis.

Submit logs by: October 22, 2017 to: do1npf@darc.de or post logs to: Peter Frank, DO1NPF, Postfach 11 19, 90515 Altdorf, Germany.

TRC DX Contest 2017

Mode: CW, SSB.

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

Classes: Single Op All Band (CW/SSB/Mixed)(Low/High), Single Op All Band QRP, Single Op 3 Band (Low/High), Single Op Single Band (Low/High), Multi-Single.

Max power: HP: >100W, LP: 100W, QRP: 5W.

Exchange: TRC Members: RST + Serial No. + “TRC”, non-TRC Members: RST + Serial No.

Work stations: Once per mode per band.

QSO Points: 10 points per QSO with TRC member, 1 point per QSO with same continent, 2 points per QSO with different continent, 1 point per QSO between TRC members.

Multipliers: Each TRC member country once per band per mode, Each country once per band once per band per mode.

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total multis.

Submit logs by: October 15, 2017 to: trcdxc@trcdx.org or upload log at: http://ua9qcq.com/en/submit_log.php?lang=en or mail logs to: Atanas Kolev, PO Box 49, 6100 Kazanlak, Bulgaria.

NCCC CW Sprint

The Northern California Contest Club sponsors weekly sprint practices on CW, named NS (NCCC Sprints). These practices are for all operators.

SARL 80m QSO Party 2017

Classes: Single Op.

Exchange: RS + Serial No. + Grid Locator or QTH.

QSO Points: 10 points per QSO with South African station, 15 points per QSO with non-South African station.

Multipliers: (none).

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points.

Submit logs by: October 12, 2017 to: zs5lp@vodamail.co.za

UKEICC 80m SSB Contest

Classes: Single Op Connected (High/Low/QRP).

Single Op Unconnected (High/Low/QRP).

Max power: HP: 1500 watts, LP: 100 watts, QRP: 5 watts.

Exchange: 4-Character grid square.

QSO Points: 1 point per 500 km, multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station, multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station.

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points.

Submit logs by: 2200Z October 4, 2017, upload log at: http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl

Classic Exchange, Phone B

Mode: AM, SSB, FM.

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

Classes: (none).

Exchange: Name + RS + (state/province/country) + rcvr/xmtr manuf/model.

Work stations: Once per band per mode per rcr/xmtr manuf/model.

QSO Points: To reward those using older gear, up to 2,000 point bonus will be awarded to every CX participant who operates the same model rig as their Novice station. Three QSOs are required. One receiver and one transmitter may be counted and are worth 1,000 points each. Up to 2,000 point bonus will be awarded to every CX participant who operates an RME receiver and for using an WRL transmitter. Three QSOs are required. One receiver and one transmitter may be counted and are worth 1,000 points each.

Multipliers: CX Multiplier is the total age in years old of all receivers and transmitters you (u)used in that mode(/u). Do not include the age of ancillary items such as a separate VFO, amplifier, key or bug, antenna, tree holding up the antenna, operating desk, operator or operator’s dog. To qualify to be counted in the multiplier, each receiver or transmitter must be used in a minimum of three complete QSOs . If the equipment is homebrew, count it as 25 years old unless actual construction date or date of its construction article is older. Transceivers score as separate receivers and transmitters of equal age.

Score Calculation: Total score = sum(total mode QSO points x total mode mults) + Bonus Points.

Submit logs by: December 31, 2017 to: wq8u@arrl.net. Mail logs to: WQ8U, 104 W. Queen St.,  Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA.

ARS CW Spartan Sprint

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

Classes: Skinny, Tubby.

Max power: 5 watts.

Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + Power.

Work stations: Once per band.

Submit logs by: October 5, 2017 to: spartansprint@yahoo.com

IQRP Quarterly Marathon

Mode:CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.

Bands: All (HF, VHF, UHF where contesting is permitted).

Classes: Single Op.

Max power: 5W.

Exchange: RS(T).

Work stations: Once per mode.

QSO Points: 2 points per CW QSO. 1 point per SSB/Digital QSO.

Multipliers: km/100 of QSO with maximum distance.

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x distance mult
Submit logs by: October 22, 2017 to: iqrpclub@arimontebelluna.it

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