It’s Time to Get on the Air

Looking to pass some time? Lets get on the air.

Here are some contests Right now this weekend that will help pass the time.

CW OPS (Details down below on contests)

Novice Rig Round Up, OK QSO Party, Stew Perry Top Band, ID QSO Party, WI QSO Party

PHONE OPS (Details down below on contests)

OK QSO Party, ID QSO Party, WI QSO Party

Digital OPS (Details down below on contests)

RTTY Sprint, RSGB FT4 Contest

Get on the and Enjoy some no hassel fun!!!

Novice Rig Roundup: 0000Z, Mar 7 to 2359Z, Mar 15
 Geographic Focus:United States
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 15, 10, 2m
 Classes:Novice 1 (xtal control)
Novice 2 (VFO control)
 Max power:Novice 1: 75 watts input
Novice 2: 250 watts input
 Exchange:Name + QTH + Optional (Rig, NRR number)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:Each state, province and country
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:April 14, 2020
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://www.novicerigroundup.org/nrrLogger/login1.php
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.novicerigroundup.org/
   
Oklahoma QSO Party: 1400Z, Mar 14 to 0100Z, Mar 15 and 1400Z-2100Z, Mar 15
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital (no FT8)
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m
 Classes:Single Op Fixed (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
OK Multi-Single (CW/Phone/Mixed)
OK Multi-Multi (CW/Phone/Mixed)
OK Mobile Single Op (CW/Phone/Mixed)
OK Mobile Assisted (CW/Phone/Mixed)
OK Mobile Unlimited (CW/Phone/Mixed)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:OK: RS(T) + County
non-OK: RS(T) + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:2 points per phone QSO
3 points per Digital/CW QSO
Bonus points: (see rules)
 Multipliers:OK: Each state, province, OK county, DXCC country
non-OK: OK counties once
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:April 5, 2020
 E-mail logs to:okqplogs[at]suddenlink[dot]net
 Mail logs to:Oklahoma QSO Party
Connie Marshall, K5CM
2991 S. Woodland Rd.
Muskogee, OK 74403
USA
 Find rules at:http://k5cm.com/okqp.htm
Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Mar 14 to 1500Z, Mar 15
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160m Only
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Op (QRP/Low/High)
 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:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x power multiplier
 Submit logs by:March 30, 2020
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://www.b4h.net/stew/tbdcsubmitlog.php
 Mail logs to:BARC
50335 NW Hayward Rd
Manning, OR 97125
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.kkn.net/stew/
Idaho QSO Party: 1900Z, Mar 14 to 1900Z, Mar 15
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital (no FT8)
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Multi (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Mobile/Rover (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Special Event (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:ID: County
non-ID: (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per mode per band
 QSO Points:1 point per SSB QSO
2 points per CW/digital QSO
 Multipliers:ID: Each state, province and country once per mode
non-ID: Each ID county once per mode
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:March 25, 2020
 E-mail logs to:idahoqso[at]gmail[dot]com
 Mail logs to:Magic Valley Amateur Radio Club – IDQP Logs
PO Box 5892
Twin Falls, ID. 83303
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.pocatelloarc.org/idahoqsoparty/
North American Sprint, RTTY: 0000Z-0400Z, Mar 15
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:North America
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max operating hours:4 hours
 Max power:HP: 1500 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:[other station’s call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name] + [your state/DC/province/country]
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:NA station: 1 point per QSO
non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station
 Multipliers:Each US state/DC (including KH6/KL7) once
Each VE province/territory once
Each North American country (except W/VE) once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0400Z March 22, 2020
 E-mail logs to:(see rules, web upload preferred)
 Upload log at:http://www.ncjweb.com/sprintlogsubmit/
 Mail logs to:Ed Muns, W0YK
P.O. Box 1877
Los Gatos, CA 95031-1877
USA
 Find rules at:http://ncjweb.com/Sprint-Rules.pdf
Wisconsin QSO Party: 1800Z, Mar 15 to 0100Z, Mar 16
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW/Digital, Phone
 Bands:All, except WARC
 Classes:Single Op (Fixed/Mobile/Rookie)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Op (Fixed/Mobile)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi/Multi (Fixed/Mobile)(QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:WI: county
non-WI: (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:1 point per Phone QSO
2 points per CW/Digital QSO
Bonus Points: 500 points for mobiles for each county from which you make at least 12 QSOs
Bonus Points: 100 points for each band/mode QSO with W9FK
 Multipliers:WI Stations: WI counties, states, provinces once
Non-WI Stations: WI counties once
Power mults: HP x1.0, LP x1.5, QRP x2.0
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x power mult x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:March 29, 2020
 E-mail logs to:wiqp-logs[at]warac[dot]org
 Mail logs to:Wisconsin QSO Party
PO Box 511381
New Berlin, WI 53151
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.warac.org/wqp/wqp.htm
RSGB FT4 Contest Series: 2000Z-2130Z, Mar 16
 Geographic Focus:United Kingdom
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:FT4
 Bands:80m Only
 Classes:100W
10W
 Exchange:4-character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each large locator square
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2130Z March 17, 2020
 Upload log at:https://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2020/r80m_ft4.shtml