January 14 - 21, 2018January 22 - 29, 2018January 30 - February 6, 2018

ARRL January VHF Contest
Classic Exchange, CW
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest
SKCC Sprint
NAQCC CW Sprint
QRP Fox Hunt
Phone Fray
CWops Mini-CWT Test
NCCC RTTY Sprint
QRP Fox Hunt
NCCC Sprint
CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW
Montana QSO Party
REF Contest, CW
BARTG RTTY Sprint
UBA DX Contest, SSB
Winter Field Day

ARRL January VHF Contest: 1900Z, Jan 20 to 0359Z, Jan 22
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:Any
 Bands:50 MHz and up
 Classes:Single Op (Low/High)
Single Op Portable
Single Op 3 Band
Single Op FM
Rover
Limited Rover
Unlimited Rover
Multi-Op
Limited Multi-Op
 Max power:(see rules)
 Exchange:4-character grid square
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per 50 or 144 MHz QSO
2 points per 222 or 432 MHz QSO
4 points per 902 or 1296 MHz QSO
8 points per 2.3 GHz or higher QSO
 Multipliers:Grid squares once per band
Rovers: grid squares operated from once regardless of band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0359Z February 1, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org
 Mail logs to:January VHF
ARRL
225 Main St.
Newington, CT 06111
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.arrl.org/january-vhf
   
Classic Exchange, CW: 1300Z, Jan 21 to 0800Z, Jan 22 and 1300Z, Jan 23 to 0800Z, Jan 24
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Name + RST + (state/province/country) + rcvr/xmtr manuf/model
 Work stations:Once per band per mode per rcr/xmtr manuf/model
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:(see rules)
 Score Calculation:Total score = sum(total mode QSO points x total mode mults) + Bonus Points
 Submit logs by:April 30, 2018
 E-mail logs to:k2rp[at]arrl[dot]net
 Mail logs to:K2RP
659 Shanas Lane
Encinitas, CA 92024
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.classicexchange.org/jan18/jan18ann.html
   
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest: 0200Z-0400Z, Jan 22
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Band
All Band
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + (Member No./power)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with non-member
3 points per QSO with member on same continent
5 points per QSO with member on different continent
 Multipliers:Each state, province, or country once
Multiply mults by 2 if >50 members worked
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:January 28, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://qrpcontest.com/pigrun/autolog.php
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://qrpcontest.com/pigrun/
   
SKCC Sprint: 0000Z-0200Z, Jan 24
 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 January 26, 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/
   
NAQCC CW Sprint: 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 24
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160m Only
 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 January 27, 2018
 E-mail logs to:naqcc33[at]windstream[dot]net
jcoreyc[at]gmail[dot]com
 Upload log at:http://naqcc.info/sprint_submit_log.html
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://naqcc.info/sprint/sprint201801_160.html
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 24
 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 January 25, 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, Jan 24
 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 January 26, 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, Jan 24 and 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 24 and 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 25
 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 January 27, 2018
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 26
 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:January 28, 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, Jan 26
 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 January 27, 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, Jan 26
 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:January 28, 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
   
CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW: 2200Z, Jan 26 to 2200Z, Jan 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 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: RST + (state/province)
DX: RST + 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 February 2, 2018
 E-mail logs to:160cw[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
   
Montana QSO Party: 0000Z-2400Z, Jan 27
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital
 Bands:160 to 70cm
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Mobile/Rover (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:MT: RS(T) + county
non-MT: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX")
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:1 point per SSB QSO
2 points per CW/Digital QSO
 Multipliers:MT: Each (state/province/MT county) once per mode
Non-MT: Each MT county once per mode
Power: >150W:1X, 150W:2X, QRP:3X
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults x power mult
 Submit logs by:February 3, 2018
 E-mail logs to:MTQSOParty2018[at]tuscor[dot]net
 Post log summary at:http://fvarc.org/?q=MT-QSO-Entry
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://fvarc.org/
   
REF Contest, CW: 0600Z, Jan 27 to 1800Z, Jan 28
 Geographic Focus:France + overseas territories
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 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: RST + Department/Prefix
non-French: RST + 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:February 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
   
BARTG RTTY Sprint: 1200Z, Jan 27 to 1200Z, Jan 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op Expert
Single Op (High/Low/QRP)
Multi-Op
SWL
 Max power:HP: >100W
LP: 100W
QRP: 5W
 Exchange:Serial No. (no signal report)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:DXCC countries once regardless of band
JA, W, VE and VK areas once regardless of band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults x continents
 Submit logs by:February 4, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://bartg.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.bartg.org.uk/sprintcontest.asp
   
UBA DX Contest, SSB: 1300Z, Jan 27 to 1300Z, Jan 28
 Geographic Focus:Belgium
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Europe
 Mode:SSB
 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: 10 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 February 11, 2018
 E-mail logs to:ubassb[at]uba[dot]be
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.uba.be/en/hf/contest-rules/uba-dx-contest-rules
   
Winter Field Day: 1900Z, Jan 27 to 1900Z, Jan 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:Any (see rules for exceptions)
 Bands:All, except WARC
 Classes:Max Simultaneous Xmtrs + Site (Indoor/Outdoor/Home)
 Max power:HP: >100W
LP: 100W
QRP: 5W
 Exchange:Category + ARRL Section (or DX)
 QSO Points:1 point per phone QSO
2 points per CW/digital QSO
Bonus: 1500 points if commercial power not used
Bonus: 1500 points if outdoors
Bonus: 1500 points if not at home
Bonus: 1500 points for at least satellite QSO
 Multipliers:One for each mode operated per band
Power: QRP:4x, LP:2x, HP:1x
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x band/mode mults x power mult) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:2359Z February 28, 2018
 E-mail logs to:wfda[at]winterfieldday[dot]com
 Post log summary at:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:Tom Phelps, WD8MBE
235 Leonard Ave NW
Massillon, OH 44646
USA
 Find rules at:https://www.winterfieldday.com/rules/