This weeks contests

As the summer winds down there are a few contest that might be fun depending on conditions. This first one is not a contest but a celebration of Hiram Percy Maxims birth with the ARRL.  I saw a lot of activity already and it runs through next Saturday


Another Contest that Some of you might enjoy will be the CW sprint Next Saturday Night.  It is Just 4 hours 8 -12 PM Eastern.  Teams consist of 5 members each.  We have a lot of great CW ops, I would love for us to get a team together and throw down a big score.  Whos is in?  Let me know by FRIDAY 7 PM so I can register a team. 


Hiram Percy Maxim Birthday Celebration: 0000Z, Aug 31 to 2359Z, Sep 8



Geographic Focus:           United States/Canada

Participation:                    Worldwide

Mode:                                 CW, Phone, Digital

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

Classes:                               (none)

Exchange:                          W/VE: RS(T)/SNR + ARRL/RAC Section

DX:                                         RS(T)/SNR + “DX”

Work stations:                  Once per band per mode

QSO Points:                       1 point per QSO with non-members

2 points per QSO with ARRL members (call/150)

3 points per QSO with W1AW/150

Bonus Points:                     see rules

Multipliers:                        Each ARRL/RAC section once

Score Calculation:           Total score = (total QSO points + total mults) + Bonus Points

Submit logs by:                 September 18, 2019

E-mail logs to:                   (none)

Upload log at:         

Mail logs to:                      (none)

Find rules at:           



All Asian DX Contest, Phone: 0000Z, Sep 7 to 2400Z, Sep 8


Russian RTTY WW Contest: 0000Z-2359Z, Sep 7


IARU Region 1 Field Day, SSB: 1300Z, Sep 7 to 1259Z, Sep 8


RSGB SSB Field Day: 1300Z, Sep 7 to 1300Z, Sep 8


Nebraska QSO Party: 1300Z, Sep 7 to 0100Z, Sep 8


North American Sprint, CW: 0000Z-0400Z, Sep 8