April 18 - 25, 2018April 26 - May 3, 2018May 4 - 11, 2018

MIE 33 Contest
NCCC RTTY Sprint
NCCC Sprint
Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest
10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW
SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge
Microwave Spring Sprint
ARI International DX Contest
7th Call Area QSO Party
Indiana QSO Party
Delaware QSO Party
FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint
New England QSO Party
RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB
ARS Spartan Sprint
Phone Fray
CWops Mini-CWT Test
NCCC RTTY Sprint
NCCC Sprint

MIE 33 Contest: 2300Z, May 3 to 0300Z, May 4
 Geographic Focus:Japan
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone
 Bands:All, except WARC
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Mixed)
Single Op Single Band (CW/Mixed)
Multi-Multi (CW/Mixed)
SWL
 Exchange:Mie: RS(T) + age + "ME"
non-Mie JA: RS(T) + age + "MEJ"
non-Mie non-JA: RS(T) + age
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:Each age once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 31, 2018
 E-mail logs to:log-contest[at]jarl-mie[dot]com
 Mail logs to:JARL Mie Branch
c/o T.Okada
1155-299 Uninaka, Meiwa
Taki, Mie 515-0316,
Japan
 Find rules at:http://www.ztv.ne.jp/isoda/33/annual/40/40rule-e.html
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, May 4
 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:May 6, 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
   
NCCC Sprint: 0230Z-0300Z, May 4
 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:May 6, 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
   
Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest: 0000Z, May 5 to 1600Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:South America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, SSB, FM
 Bands:6, 2m
 Classes:Single Op All Band
Single Op 6-Meters
Single Op 2-Meters Multi-Mode
Single Op 2-Meters FM
Multi-Op
 Exchange:RS(T) + 6-character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per 6m QSO
2 points per 2m QSO
1 point per km per QSO
 Multipliers:Each grid square once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + km points
 Submit logs by:1600Z May 11, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:https://www.avhfc.com/sendlog
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://www.avhfc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/ARAUCARIA-VHF-WORLD-WIDE-CONTEST-2018-ENG.pdf
   
10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW: 0001Z, May 5 to 2359Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:10m Only
 Classes:Individual
Club
QRP
 Max power:non-QRP: >5 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:10-10 Member: Name + 10-10 number + (state/province/country)
Non-Member: Name + 0 + (state/province/country)
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with a non-member
2 points per QSO with a 10-10 member
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:May 14, 2018
 E-mail logs to:tentencontest[at]ten-ten[dot]org
 Upload log at:http://www.hamclubs.info/scorer/
 Mail logs to:Dan Morris, KZ3T
3162 Covington Way
Lenoir, NC 28645
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.ten-ten.org/index.php/activity/2013-07-22-20-26-48/qso-party-rules
   
SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge: 0600 local, May 5 to 2359 local, May 6
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:North America
 Mode:Any
 Bands:2.3 GHz and up
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:6-character Maidenhead locator
 Work stations:Once per location per band
 QSO Points:Distance points (2.3-10 GHz): 1 point per km
Distance points (24 GHz): 3 points per km
Distance points (47 GHz and above): 6 points per km
QSO points: 100 points per QSO per band with a unique call
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total points
 Submit logs by:June 5, 2018
 E-mail logs to:bburns[at]mediacombb[dot]net
 Mail logs to:Bill Burns, WA6QYR
247 Rebel Road
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.n6nb.com/sbmsrules.htm
   
Microwave Spring Sprint: 0800-1400 local, May 5
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:North America
 Mode:not specified
 Bands:All above 902 MHz
 Classes:Single Op
Rover
 Exchange:6-character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per km per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:May 19, 2018
 E-mail logs to:kotoka2kqm[at]windstream[dot]net
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:Kent O'Dell, KA2KQM
2752 Monument Road
Jasper, GA 30143
USA
 Find rules at:https://sites.google.com/site/springvhfupsprints/home/2018-information
   
ARI International DX Contest: 1200Z, May 5 to 1159Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:Phone, CW, RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (CW/SSB/RTTY/Mixed)(Low/High)
Multi-Single
Multi-Multi
SWL
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
 Exchange:I: RS(T) + 2-letter province
non-I: RS(T) + Serial No.
 Work stations:Once per mode per band
 QSO Points:0 points per QSO with same country
1 point per QSO with different country same continent
3 points per QSO with different continent
10 points per QSO with I/IS0/IT9 stations
 Multipliers:Each Italian province once per band
Each DXCC country once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2359Z May 11, 2018
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://www.ari.it/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ari.it/
   
7th Call Area QSO Party: 1300Z, May 5 to 0700Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Assisted (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Multi-Multi
Single Op County Expedition
M/S County Expedition
M/M County Expedition
Single Op Mobile (CW/Phone/Mixed)(Low/High)
M/S Mobile (CW/Phone/Mixed)(Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:7th Area: RS(T) + 5-letter state/county code
non-7th Area: RS(T) + (state/province/DX)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode per county
 QSO Points:2 points per SSB QSO
3 points per CW/Digital QSO
 Multipliers:7th Area: Each state or province once
7th Area: Each DXCC entity once (max of 10)
non-7th Area: Each 7th area county once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 16, 2018
 E-mail logs to:7qplogs[at]codxc[dot]org
 Mail logs to:7th Call Area QSO Party
c/o CODXC
61255 Ferguson Rd
Bend, OR 97702
USA
 Find rules at:http://ws7n.net/7QP/new/Page.asp?content=rules
   
Indiana QSO Party: 1500Z, May 5 to 0300Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:Phone, CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (High/Low/QRP)
Multi-Single
Multi-Multi
Mobile
Portable
Rover
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:IN: RS(T) + county
non-IN: W/VE: RS(T) + (state/province)
DX: RS(T) + "DX"
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:1 point per phone QSO
2 points per CW QSO
 Multipliers:IN Stations: Each IN county, state, province once per mode
non-IN Stations: Each IN county once per mode
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:June 1, 2018
 E-mail logs to:inqp[at]hdxcc[dot]org
 Mail logs to:HDXCC
c/o Tim Gardner
332 S28th St.
Lafayette, IN 47904
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.hdxcc.org/inqp/rules.html
   
Delaware QSO Party: 1700Z, May 5 to 2359Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital/RTTY
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, VHF
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:DE: RS(T) + County
non-DE: RS(T) + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:DE stations: 1 point per phone QSO
DE stations: 2 points per CW/RTTY/digital QSO
non-DE stations: 10 points per phone QSO
non-DE stations: 20 points per CW/RTTY/digital QSO
 Multipliers:DE: each state, province and DXCC country once
non-DE: each DE county once
Power: >150W=x1, 150W=x2, 5W=x3
Bonus: x2 for at least one QSO with K3QBD
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults x power mults x bonus mult) + 50 pt electronic submission bonus
 Submit logs by:June 5, 2018
 E-mail logs to:qsoparty[at]gmail[dot]com
 Mail logs to:DE QSO Party
PO Box 1050
Newark, DE 19715-1050
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.fsarc.org/qsoparty/rules.htm
   
FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint: 1700Z-2100Z, May 5
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:United States/Canada
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:QRP
QRO
Club
 Max power:QRO: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:FISTS: RST + (state/province/country) + first name + FISTS No.
non-FISTS: RST + (state/province/country) + first name + power
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:5 points per QSO with FIST member
FIST members: 2 points per QSO with non-FIST member
 Multipliers:Each US state and VE province once
Each DXCC country once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:June 4, 2018
 E-mail logs to:n2ed[at]fistsna[dot]org
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://fistsna.org/operating.html#sprints
   
New England QSO Party: 2000Z, May 5 to 0500Z, May 6 and 1300Z-2400Z, May 6
 Geographic Focus:United States/Canada state/province QSO party
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:Phone, CW/Digital
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single
Mobile Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Mobile Multi-Single
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:CT,ME,MA,NH,RI,VT: RS(T) + county + state
non-NE: 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/digital QSO
 Multipliers:NE Stations: Each state, province, DXCC country once
non-NE Stations: Each NE county once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:June 5, 2018
 E-mail logs to:logs[at]neqp[dot]org
 Mail logs to:NEQP
PO Box J
West Suffield, CT 06093
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.neqp.org/rules.html
   
RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB: 1900Z-2030Z, May 7
 Geographic Focus:United Kingdom
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:United Kingdom
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:80m Only
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:RS + Serial No.
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:(see rules)
 Submit logs by:2359Z May 8, 2018
 Upload log at:http://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2018/r80mcc.shtml
   
ARS Spartan Sprint: 0100Z-0300Z, May 8
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Skinny
Tubby
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + Power
 Work stations:Once per band
 Submit logs by:May 10, 2018
 E-mail logs to:spartansprint[at]yahoo[dot]com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://arsqrp.blogspot.com/2009/02/so-whats-spartan-sprint-and-how-do-i.html
   
Phone Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, May 9
 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 May 11, 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, May 9 and 1900Z-2000Z, May 9 and 0300Z-0400Z, May 10
 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 May 12, 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, May 11
 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:May 13, 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
   
NCCC Sprint: 0230Z-0300Z, May 11
 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:May 13, 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