Tag: HF

UK/EI DX SSB Contest

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

Classes: Single Op Unconnected (24/12)(QRP/Low/High), Single Op Connected (24/12)(QRP/Low/High), Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High).

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

Exchange: UK/EI: RS + Serial No. + District Code, DX: RS + Serial No.

QSO and Bonus Points: See website.

Multipliers: Each DXCC country once per band, Each UK/EI district once per band.

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

Submit logs by: 12:00 UTC October 2, 2017, upload log at: http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl?Contest=DX%20SSB%20Contest

Feld Hell Sprint

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

Classes: NA QRP, DX QRP, NA QRO, DX QRO, SWL.

Max power: QRO: 100 watts, QRP: 5 watts.

Exchange: RST, FH #, QTH, GRID.

Work stations: Once per band.

QSO Points: 3 qso points for each member QSO, 1 qso point for a non-member QSO.

Bonus Points: 2 extra qso points for each qrp contact.

Multipliers: Countries worked in North, Central and South America.

Score Calculation: Total score = (QSO Points X Multipliers) + Bonus Points.

Submit logs by: October 4, 2017, upload log at: https://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/

UKEICC 80m CW 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. Multipliers: (none).

Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points.

Submit logs by: 2200Z September 27, 2017, upload log at: http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl

More Professional and Citizen Research Suggests Eclipse Briefly Affected HF Propagation

Both professional and citizen scientists conducted formal and informal investigations into the effect of the August 21 solar eclipse on HF radio propagation. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, of HamSCI, has said it will take some time to get a more scientific analysis of data compiled during the Solar Eclipse QSO Party. Frissell and others are investigating whether the sudden absence of sunlight durin…

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RSGB SSB Field Day

To work as many stations and multipliers as quickly and accurately as possible, operating under portable conditions.

NCCC RTTY Sprint

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

QRP Fox Hunt

All Hounds will be in competition with each other, as will all Foxes. At the end of the hunt, the winner(s) will be the Hound(s) who has/have worked the most Foxes, and the Fox who has worked the most hounds. Special recognition may be given in other categories. The Foxes may also participate as Hounds. Good hunting, and make FUN your First Priority!

CWops Test – C

CWops Tests are 60 minutes in duration and held on Wednesday each week. There are three events at times that favor different geographic areas on this same day. Everyone is welcome – you don’t have to be a CWops member to join the fun. CWTs are a good opportunity to meet other CW fans who may be interested in CWops membership. Six bands are used – 10, 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160m. Suggested frequencies are from 28 to 38 kHz up from band edges.

CWops Test – B

CWops Tests are 60 minutes in duration and held on Wednesday each week. There are three events at times that favor different geographic areas on this same day. Everyone is welcome – you don’t have to be a CWops member to join the fun. CWTs are a good opportunity to meet other CW fans who may be interested in CWops membership. Six bands are used – 10, 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160m. Suggested frequencies are from 28 to 38 kHz up from band edges.

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