February 16 - 23, 2018February 24 - March 3, 2018March 4 - 11, 2018

CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB
REF Contest, SSB
UBA DX Contest, CW
South Carolina QSO Party
North American QSO Party, RTTY
High Speed Club CW Contest
SARL Digital Contest
North Carolina QSO Party
SKCC Sprint
QRP Fox Hunt
Phone Fray
CWops Mini-CWT Test
UKEICC 80m Contest
NCCC RTTY Sprint
QRP Fox Hunt
NCCC Sprint
Novice Rig Roundup
ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB
Wake-Up! QRP Sprint
Open Ukraine RTTY Championship

CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB: 2200Z, Feb 23 to 2200Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160m Only
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Assisted (High)
Multi-Op (High)
 Max operating hours:Single Op: 30 hours
Multi-Op: 40 hours
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:W/VE: RS + (state/province)
DX: RS + CQ Zone
 QSO Points:2 points per QSO with own country
5 points per QSO with other countries on same continent
10 points per QSO with other continents
5 points per QSO with maritime mobile
 Multipliers:Each US state + DC (excluding KH6/KL7)
Each VE province
Each DXCC+WAE country (including KH6/KL7)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2200Z March 2, 2018
 E-mail logs to:160ssb[at]cq160[dot]com
 Mail logs to:CQ 160 Meter Contest
c/o N2NT
PO Box 25
Dayton, NJ 08810
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.cq160.com/rules.htm
   
REF Contest, SSB: 0600Z, Feb 24 to 1800Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:France + overseas territories
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Single Band (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)
Club
SWL
 Max operating hours:Single Op: 28 hours in no more than 3 increments of at least 1 hour each
 Max power:HP: >100 Watts
LP: 100 Watts
QRP: 5 Watts
 Exchange:French: RS + Department/Prefix
non-French: RS + Serial No.
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:French: 6 points per QSO with French station same continent
French: 15 points per QSO with French station on different continent
French: 1 point per QSO with non-French station same continent
French: 2 points per QSO with non-French station on different continent
non-French: 1 point per QSO with French station same continent
non-French: 3 points per QSO with French station on different continent
 Multipliers:French/Corsica departments once per band
French overseas prefixes once per band
non-French DXCC countries once per band (available only to French stations)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:March 12, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://concours.r-e-f.org/contest/logs/upload-form
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://concours.r-e-f.org/reglements/actuels/reg_cdfhf_dx.pdf
   
UBA DX Contest, CW: 1300Z, Feb 24 to 1300Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:Belgium
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Europe
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (Low/High)
Single Op Single Band (Low/High)
Single Op QRP
Multi-Op
SWL
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:ON: RST + Serial No. + province
non-ON: RST + Serial No.
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:10 points per QSO with Belgian station
3 points per QSO with other EU stations
1 point per QSO with non-EU stations
 Multipliers:Each Belgian province once per band
Each Belgian prefix once per band
Each EU DXCC country once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2359Z March 11, 2018
 E-mail logs to:ubacw[at]uba[dot]be
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.uba.be/en/hf/contest-rules/uba-dx-contest-rules
   
South Carolina QSO Party: 1500Z, Feb 24 to 0159Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Digital, Phone
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m
 Classes:Single Op Fixed (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single Fixed (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Multi Fixed (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Mobile-Single (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Mobile-Multi (CW/SSB/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100W
LP: 100W
QRP: 5W
 Exchange:SC: RS(T) + County
non-SC: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX")
 Work stations:Once per band per mode per county
 QSO Points:1 point per phone QSO
2 points per CW or Digital QSO
SC stations contacting non-SC stations earn double QSO points
Bonus: 250 points per QSO with W4CAE, WW4SF
Bonus: 50 points per QSO with Chesterfield county
 Multipliers:SC: Each SC county, US state (including DC) and VE province/territory once per mode
non-SC: Each SC county once per mode
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + Bonus Points
 Submit logs by:March 26, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://scqso.com/log-submission/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://scqso.com/rules/
   
North American QSO Party, RTTY: 1800Z, Feb 24 to 0559Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:North America
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low)
Multi-Two (Low)
 Max operating hours:Single Op: 10 hours
Multi-Two: 12 hours
 Max power:LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:NA: Name + (state/DC/province/country)
non-NA: Name
 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 per band
Each VE province/territory 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:0559Z March 2, 2018
 Upload log at:http://www.ncjweb.com/naqplogsubmit/
 Mail logs to:Mark Aaker, K6UFO
300 Berry St., Unit 1009
San Francisco, CA 94158-1668
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.ncjweb.com/NAQP-Rules.pdf
   
High Speed Club CW Contest: 0900Z-1100Z, Feb 25 and 1500Z-1700Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:HSC Members
Non-Members
QRP
SWL
 Max power:150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Members: RST + HSC No.
non-Members: RST + "NM"
 Work stations:Once per band per period
 QSO Points:5 points per QSO with a HSC member
1 points per QSO with a non-member
 Multipliers:Each DXCC country once per band per contest period (only QSOs with members)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:March 17, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:https://sites.google.com/view/hsc-contest
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.highspeedclub.org/
   
SARL Digital Contest: 1300Z-1600Z, Feb 25
 Geographic Focus:Southern Africa
 Participation:Southern Africa
 Awards:Southern Africa
 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:March 4, 2018
 E-mail logs to:contest[at]sarl[dot]org[dot]za
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.sarl.org.za/Web3/Members/DoDocDownload.aspx?X=201712180812348XdiUz5yFy.PDF
   
North Carolina QSO Party: 1500Z, Feb 25 to 0059Z, Feb 26
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m
 Classes:Single Op (NC/non-NC)(CW/Phone/Digital)(Low)
Single Op (NC/non-NC) Mixed (QRP/Low/High)
NC Mobile Mixed (Low)
NC Mobile Lone Ranger Mixed (Low)
NC Club Mixed (Low/High)
NC Club Phone (Low)
NC County Expedition Mixed (QRP/Low)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts CW or dig/10 watts phone
 Exchange:NC: County
non-NC: (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:2 points per phone QSO
3 points per CW QSO
3 points per digital QSO
Bonus Points: 50 points for at least one QSO with Columbus (COL) county
Bonus Points: 50 points for at least one QSO with Alleghany (ALL) county
Bonus Points: 50 points for at least one QSO with NI4BK
Bonus Points: 50 points for at least one QSO with W4DW
Bonus Points: 50 points for at least one QSO with W1VOA
Bonus Points: 50 points for at least one QSO with NC4QP
Bonus Points: 200 points if all 6 other bonus points worked
Bonus Points for NC Mobiles/Expeditions: 100 points for each county activated
 Multipliers:NC stations: Each NC county, state, province, and one DXCC country once
Non-NC stations: Each NC county once
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:March 12, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://www.ncqsoparty.org/logs
 Mail logs to:NC QSO Party
c/o Charles Swindell
10809 Rondeau Woods Ct.
Raleigh, NC 27614
USA
 Find rules at:http://ncqsoparty.org/rules/
   
SKCC Sprint: 0000Z-0200Z, Feb 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (SKCC No./power)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:Each state, province, or country once
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:2359Z March 2, 2018
 E-mail log summary to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekday_sprint/submit-display.php
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekday_sprint/
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 28
 Geographic Focus:United States
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:40m Only
 Classes:Single Op (Fox/Hound)
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0330Z March 1, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm
   
Phone Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 28
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:100 watts
 Exchange:NA: Name + (state/province/country)
non-NA: Name
 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 KH6/KL7) once per band
Each VE province/territory 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:0300Z March 2, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 28 and 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 28 and 0300Z-0400Z, Mar 1
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 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 March 3, 2018
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html
   
UKEICC 80m Contest: 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 28
 Geographic Focus:Europe
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80m Only
 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 February 28, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ukeicc.com/which-contest/which-contest-ukeicc-80m-contests-rules
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Mar 2
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Serial No. + Name + QTH
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:March 4, 2018
 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
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Mar 2
 Geographic Focus:United States
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80m Only
 Classes:Single Op (Fox/Hound)
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0330Z March 3, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm
   
NCCC Sprint: 0230Z-0300Z, Mar 2
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Serial No. + Name + QTH
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:March 4, 2018
 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
   
Novice Rig Roundup: 0000Z, Mar 3 to 2400Z, Mar 10
 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 2: 250 watts input
Novice 1: 75 watts input
 Exchange:RST + QTH + Name + Class
 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 9, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://NoviceRigRoundup.com/logs.htm
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://novicerigroundup.com/
   
ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB: 0000Z, Mar 3 to 2400Z, Mar 4
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Single Band
Single Op Unlimited (Low/High)
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Multi-Two
Multi-Multi
 Max power:HP: 1500 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:W/VE: RS + (state/province)
non-W/VE: RS + power
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:3 points per QSO
 Multipliers:W/VE: Each DXCC country once per band
Non-W/VE: Each state, District of Columbia, VE province/territory once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2359Z March 9, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org
 Mail logs to:ARRL Intl DX Contest, Phone
ARRL
225 Main St.
Newington, CT 06111
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.arrl.org/arrl-dx
   
Wake-Up! QRP Sprint: 0600Z-0629Z, Mar 3 and 0630Z-0659Z, Mar 3 and 0700Z-0729Z, Mar 3 and 0730Z-0800Z, Mar 3
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:40, 20m
 Classes:(none)
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + Serial No. + suffix of previous QSO ("QRP" for 1st QSO)
 Work stations:Once per band per period
 QSO Points:1 point per km
 Multipliers:1 point per new station worked on each band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total multiplier points
 Submit logs by:March 10, 2018
 E-mail logs to:ru-qrp-club[at]mail[dot]ru
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://qrp.ru/contest/wakeup/333-wakeup-eng
   
Open Ukraine RTTY Championship: 1800Z-2059Z, Mar 3 (Low Band) and 2100Z-2359Z, Mar 3 (Low Band) and 0800Z-1059Z, Mar 4 (High Band) and 1100Z-1359Z, Mar 4 (High Band)
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op Multi-Band
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Op Multi-Band
 Exchange:2-letter regional abbrev. (state/province/canton, etc.) + Serial No.(restart serial no. for high band)
 Work stations:Once per band per period
 QSO Points:2 points per QSO
10 points per new region once per band per period
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total points
 Submit logs by:March 19, 2018
 E-mail logs to:krs[at]model[dot]poltava[dot]ua
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://krs.ho.ua/openrtty/