This Weeks Contests

The contest season has officially begun and there is a lot on tap for this weekend. Weather you are a CW, Phone or digital op this weekend has you covered.  There is even a little QRP contest this weekend.

 

This weeks Featured contest is the California QSO Party  It is a phone and CW contest and gets a lot of activity and if you do well you might even score a bottle of wine.

 

For complete list of contests, please check out the link the WA7BNM contest calendar on the Georgia contest Group website.  I am looking for submissions for content to the website, if you have a story or want to share some knowledge, let me know and we will get your article on the website.

 

See you on the Air

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California QSO Party: 1600Z, Oct 5 to 2200Z, Oct 6

 

Geographic Focus:

United States/Canada state/province QSO party

 

Participation:

Worldwide

 

Mode:

CW, Phone

 

Bands:

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

 

Classes:

Single Op (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Exped/Multi-County Exped/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester)
Single Op Assisted (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Exped/Multi-County Exped/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester)
Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Exped/Multi-County Exped/Mobile/School/YL/Youth/New-Contester)
Multi-Multi (QRP/Low/High)(Fixed/County Exped/Multi-County Exped/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 mults

 

Submit logs by:

October 21, 2019

 

E-mail logs to:

(see rules, web upload preferred)

 

Upload log at:

http://robot.cqp.org/cqp/logsubmit-form.html

 

Mail logs to:

(none)

 

Find rules at:

http://www.cqp.org/Rules.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

QCX Challenge: 1300Z-1400Z, Sep 30 and 1900Z-2000Z, Sep 30 and 0300Z-0400Z, Oct 1

http://www.qrp-labs.com/party.html

 

IQRP Quarterly Marathon: 0800Z, Oct 1 to 2000Z, Oct 7

http://www.arimontebelluna.it/news/news_maratona_uk.htm

 

222 MHz Fall Sprint: 1900 local – 2300 local, Oct 1

http://svhfs.org/2019FallSprintRules.pdf

 

Phone Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, Oct 2

http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf

 

CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Oct 2 and 1900Z-2000Z, Oct 2 and 0300Z-0400Z, Oct 3

https://cwops.org/cwops-tests/

 

UKEICC 80m Contest: 2000Z-2100Z, Oct 2

http://www.ukeicc.com/which-contest/which-contest-ukeicc-80m-contests-rules

 

German Telegraphy Contest: 0700Z-1000Z, Oct 3

http://www.agcw.org/index.php/en/contests-and-cw-activities/german-telegraphy-contest-dtc

 

SARL 80m QSO Party: 1700Z-2000Z, Oct 3

http://www.sarl.org.za/Web3/Members/DoDocDownload.aspx?X=201812141215058LWc1oCc5X.PDF

 

NRAU 10m Activity Contest: 1700Z-1800Z, Oct 3 (CW) and 1800Z-1900Z, Oct 3 (SSB) and 1900Z-2000Z, Oct 3 (FM) and 2000Z-2100Z, Oct 3 (Dig)

http://www.nrau.net/activity-contests/below-30mhz.html

 

NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Oct 4

http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html

 

TRC DX Contest: 0600Z, Oct 5 to 1800Z, Oct 6

http://www.trcdx.org/trcdxc/index.html

 

Oceania DX Contest, Phone: 0800Z, Oct 5 to 0800Z, Oct 6

http://www.oceaniadxcontest.com/Rules/rules.html

 

FISTS Fall Slow Speed Sprint: 1700Z-2100Z, Oct 5

https://fistsna.org/operating.html#sprints

 

SKCC QSO Party: 1800Z, Oct 5 to 1800Z, Oct 6

https://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/QSO_Party/

 

RSGB DX Contest: 0500Z-2300Z, Oct 6
https://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2019/rOctoberDX.shtml

 

Peanut Power QRP Sprint: 2200Z-2359Z, Oct 6

http://www.nogaqrp.org/PeanutPower/rules.pdf