Upcoming Contests

Here are some of the contests that will be active this weekend.  The CQ WW WPX CW Contest is always a big event.
 
Of course, NY W1AW/2 and CO W1AW/0 are also on right now through Tuesday 23:59 UTC.
 
73’s
 
Paul – ND4X

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THIS WEEK’S CONTESTS:
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CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, May 21 and 1900Z-2000Z, May 21 and 0300Z-0400Z, May 22
Mode: CW
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Max power: HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
Exchange: Member: Name + Member No.
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 1 point per QSO
Multipliers: Each call once
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: 0400Z May 24, 2014
Post log summary at: http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.cwops.org/onair.html

NAQCC Straight Key/Bug Sprint: 0030Z-0230Z, May 22
Mode: CW
Bands: 80, 40, 20m
Classes: (none)
Max power: 5 watts
Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + (NAQCC No./power)
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with non-member
2 points per QSO with member
Multipliers: Each state, province, or country once
Key Type Mult: 2x if straight key, 1.5x if bug, 1x if other
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults x key type mult
Submit logs by: 2359Z May 25, 2014
Upload log at: http://naqcc.info/sprintlog.html
Mail logs to: John Shannon, K3WWP
478 E. High St.
Kittanning, PA 16201
USA
Find rules at: http://naqcc.info/sprint201405.html

RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW: 1900Z-2030Z, May 22
Mode: CW
Bands: 80m Only
Classes: (none)
Exchange: RST + Serial No.
QSO Points: 1 point per QSO
Multipliers: (none)
Score Calculation: (see rules)
Submit logs by: 2359Z May 29, 2014
Upload log at: http://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2014/r80mcc.shtml

NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0200Z-0230Z, May 23
Mode: RTTY
Bands: (see rules)
Classes: (none)
Exchange: (see rules)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: May 25, 2014
E-mail logs to: (none)
Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com/
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html

NCCC Sprint Ladder: 0230Z-0300Z, May 23
Mode: CW
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20m
Classes: Single Op
Max power: 100 watts
Exchange: (see rules)
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 (including KL7 and KH6) once per band
Each VE province once per band
Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: May 25, 2014
E-mail logs to: (none)
Post log summary at: http://www.3830scores.com
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html

CQ WW WPX Contest, CW: 0000Z, May 24 to 2359Z, May 25
Mode: CW
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)(Tribander/Rookie)
Single Op Single Band (QRP/Low/High)(Tribander/Rookie)
Single Op Assisted All Band (QRP/Low/High)(Tribander/Rookie)
Single Op Assisted Single Band (QRP/Low/High)(Tribander/Rookie)
Multi-Single
Multi-Two
Multi-Multi
Max operating hours: Single Op: 36 hours with offtimes of at least 60 minutes
Multi-Op: 48 hours
Max power: HP: 1500 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
Exchange: RST + Serial No.
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 6 points per 160/80/40m QSO with different continent<pts>
<pts>3 points per 20/15/10m QSO with different continent
2 points per 160/80/40m QSO with same continent different country
1 point per 20/15/10m QSO with same continent different country
4 points per 160/80/40m QSO between stations in NA
2 points per 20/15/10m QSO between stations in NA
1 point per QSO with same country
Multipliers: Prefixes once
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: May 30, 2014
E-mail logs to: cw[at]cqwpx[dot]com
Upload log at: http://www.cqwpx.com/logcheck/
Mail logs to: CW WPX Contest
P.O. Box 481
New Carlisle, OH 45344
USA
Find rules at: http://www.cqwpx.com/rules.htm

The Day of YLs: 0600Z, May 24 – 1800Z, May 25
Mode: CW, SSB, RTTY
Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, VHF
Classes: YL
OM
Exchange: RS(T) + YL/OM
Work stations: Once per band per mode
QSO Points: (see rules)
Multipliers: (none)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points
Submit logs by: June 26, 2014
E-mail logs to: f5isy[at]orange[dot]fr
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.qrz.com/db/F5ISY

SARL Digital Contest: 1300Z-1600Z, May 25
Mode: PSK, RTTY
Bands: 80, 40, 20m
Classes: (none)
Exchange: RST + QSO No.
Work stations: Once per mode per band
QSO Points: (see rules)
Multipliers: (see rules)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
Submit logs by: June 1, 2014
E-mail logs to: contest[at]sarl[dot]org[dot]za
Mail logs to: (none)
Find rules at: http://www.sarl.org.za/Document_Store/CONT_20140101_SARL_Contest_Manual_2014.pdf

QRP ARCI Hootowl Sprint: 2000 local – 2400 local, May 25
Mode: CW
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: All Band
Single Band
High Bands
Low Bands
Exchange: RST + (state/province/country) + (ARCI no./power)
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 5 points per QSO with ARCI member
4 points per non-member QSO with different continent
2 points per non-member QSO with same continent
Bonus: 5000 points if you operate portable using battery power and a temporary antenna
Multipliers: States, once per band
VE Provinces, once per band
Countries, once per band
Power Mult: >5W=x1, 1-5W=x7, 250mW-1W=x10, 55-250mW=15x, <55mW=20x
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x (state mults + province mults + country mults) x power mult) + bonus points
Submit logs by: June 8, 2014
E-mail logs to: contest[at]qrparci[dot]org
Mail logs to: ARCI Hoot Owl Sprint 
c/o Jeff Hetherington
139 Elizabeth St. W.
Welland, Ontario L3C 4M3
Canada
Find rules at: http://www.qrparci.org/contests/hoot-owl-sprint-2014

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