[CQ-Contest] Contest Calendar.Vers.98.7

Bruce Horn bhorn at hornucopia.com
Tue Jul 21 09:44:33 EDT 1998

                              CONTEST CALENDAR
                         July 21, 1998 Edition (98.7)

Please send corrections and additions directly to me.  I will post an
updated calendar every two or three months.

A web version of this calendar is available at:
http://www.hornucopia.com/contestcal/       NOTE: New URL

73 de Bruce, WA7BNM   (bhorn at hornucopia.com)

The contest calendar is divided into three sections:
  1) CONTEST CALENDAR: Calendar showing dates and times of scheduled
  2) THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS: Details of contests occurring July 13-19.
                       You can have this info e-mailed to you weekly
                       by request to bhorn at hornucopia.com
  3) CONTEST LOG SUBMITTAL DEADLINES: Deadlines and addresses for
                       submitting logs for recent contests.

Please note that you may not be able to operate during all of the total
hours of the contests listed below. Total operating time may also vary
by entry category. See individual contest rules for allowed operating

July 1998

  Venezuelan Ind.Day Contest, CW 0000Z, Jul 25 to 2400Z, Jul 26
  IOTA Contest                   1200Z, Jul 25 to 1200Z, Jul 26
  FRACAP-98 Contest              1201Z-2400Z, Jul 26

August 1998

  10-10 Int.Summer Phone Contest 0000Z, Aug 1 to 2400Z, Aug 2
  European HF Championship       1000Z-2200Z, Aug 1
  North American QSO Party, CW   1800Z, Aug 1 to 0600Z, Aug 2
  ARRL UHF Contest               1800Z, Aug 1 to 1800Z, Aug 2
  YO HF DX Contest               0000Z-2000Z, Aug 2
  QRP ARCI SummerDaze SSB Sprint 1900Z-2100Z, Aug 2 and
                                   1900 local to 2100 local, Aug 2
  WAE DX Contest, CW             0000Z, Aug 8 to 2400Z, Aug 9
  Maryland-DC QSO Party          1600Z, Aug 8 to 0400Z, Aug 9 and
                                   1600Z-2359Z, Aug 9
  SARTG WW RTTY Contest          0000Z-0800Z, Aug 15 and
                                   1600Z-2400Z, Aug 15 and
                                   0800Z-1600Z, Aug 16
  SEANET WW DX Contest, SSB      0000Z, Aug 15 to 2359Z, Aug 16
  Keyman's Club of Japan Contest 1200Z, Aug 15 to 1200Z, Aug 16
  W/VE Islands Contest           1700Z, Aug 15 to 2300Z, Aug 16
  North American QSO Party, SSB  1800Z, Aug 15 to 0600Z, Aug 16
  New Jersey QSO Party           2000Z, Aug 15 to 0700Z, Aug 16 and
                                   1300Z, Aug 16 to 0200Z, Aug 17
  ARRL 10 GHz Cumul. Contest     0800-2000 local, Aug 15 and Aug 16
  TOEC WW Grid Contest, CW       1200Z, Aug 22 to 1200Z, Aug 23
  SCC RTTY Championship          1200Z, Aug 29 to 1200Z, Aug 30
  Hawaii QSO Party               1600Z, Aug 29 to 2200Z, Aug 30
  South Dakota QSO Party         1600Z, Aug 29 to 2200Z, Aug 30
  BUBBA Summer QRP Sprint        1800Z-2200Z, Aug 30

September 1998

  All Asian DX Contest, SSB      0000Z, Sep 5 to 2400Z, Sep 6
  IARU Reg 1 Field Day, SSB      1500Z, Sep 5 to 1500Z, Sep 6
  North American Sprint, CW      0000Z-0359Z, Sep 6
  WAE DX Contest, SSB            0000Z, Sep 12 to 2400Z, Sep 13
  IRCC Bison Stampede(IndianaQP) 1800Z, Sep 12 to 0200Z, Sep 13
  ARRL September VHF QSO Party   1800Z, Sep 12 to 0300Z, Sep 14
  North American Sprint, Phone   0000Z-0359Z, Sep 13
  Air Force Anniv. QSO Party     0001Z, Sep 19 to 2359Z, Sep 20
  Washington State Salmon Run    1200Z, Sep 19 to 0700Z, Sep 20 and
                                   1200Z-2400Z, Sep 20
  ARRL 10 GHz Cumul. Contest     0800-2000 local, Sept 19 and Sep 20
  Scandinavian Act. Contest, CW  1500Z, Sep 19 to 1800Z, Sep 20
  Tennessee QSO Party            1800Z, Sep 20 to 0100Z, Sep 21
  CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY  0000Z, Sep 26 to 2400Z, Sep 27
  Scandinavian Act. Contest, SSB 1500Z, Sep 26 to 1800Z, Sep 27

October 1998

  VK/ZL/Oceania Contest, Phone   1000Z, Oct 3 to 1000Z, Oct 4
  EU Autumn Sprint, SSB          1500Z-1859Z, Oct 3
  California QSO Party           1600Z, Oct 3 to 2200Z, Oct 4
  RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest, SSB    0700Z-1900Z, Oct 4
  VK/ZL/Oceania Contest, CW      1000Z, Oct 10 to 1000Z, Oct 11

  EU Autumn Sprint, CW           1500Z-1859Z, Oct 10
  Pennsylvania QSO Party         1600Z-2400Z, Oct 10 and 0000Z-0500Z and
                                   1300Z-2200Z, Oct 11
  Iberoamericano Contest         2000Z, Oct 10 to 2000Z, Oct 11
  JARTS WW RTTY Contest          0000Z, Oct 17 to 2400Z, Oct 18
  Asia-Pacific Sprint (CW)       1230Z-1430Z, Oct 17
  Worked All Germany Contest     1500Z, Oct 17 to 1500Z, Oct 18
  RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest, CW     0700Z-1900Z, Oct 18
  CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB   0000Z, Oct 24 to 2400Z, Oct 25

November 1998

  High Speed Club CW Contest     0900Z-1100Z and 1500Z-1700Z, Nov 1
  ARRL Sweepstakes, CW           2100Z, Nov 7 to 0300Z, Nov 9
  Japan Int. DX Contest, Phone   2300Z, Nov 13 to 2300Z, Nov 15
  WAE DX Contest, RTTY           0000Z, Nov 14 to 2400Z, Nov 15
  OK/OM DX Contest, CW           1200Z, Nov 14 to 1200Z, Nov 15
  IARU Region 1 160m Contest     1400Z, Nov 21 to 0800Z, Nov 22
  ARRL Sweepstakes, Phone        2100Z, Nov 21 to 0300Z, Nov 23
  CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW    0000Z, Nov 28 to 2400Z, Nov 29

December 1998

  ARRL 160-Meter Contest         2200Z, Dec 4 to 1600Z, Dec 6
  OK DX RTTY Contest             0000Z-2400Z, Dec 12
  ARRL 10-Meter Contest          0000Z, Dec 12 to 2400Z, Dec 13
  Stew Perry Topband Challenge   1500Z, Dec 26 to 1500Z, Dec 27
  RAC Canada Winter Contest      0000Z-2400Z, Dec 27
End of calendar section

THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS  July 20 - 26, 1998 Edition
If you would like to automatically receive a weekly e-mail of this
section: THIS WEEK'S CONTESTS, send a request to: bhorn at hornucopia.com

Venezuelan Independence Day Contest, CW:  0000Z, Jul 25 to 2400Z, Jul 26
  Mode: CW only
  Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
  Classes: Single Op Single Band, Single Op All Band, Multi-Single, Multi-Multi
  Exchange: RST + Serial number
  Submit logs by: October 31, 1998
  E-mail logs to: not available
  Mail logs to: Radio Club Venezolano
                Concurso Independencia de Venezuela
                P.O. Box 2285
                Caracas 1010-A
  Find rules at: (see note below)

IOTA Contest:  1200Z, Jul 25 to 1200Z, Jul 26
  Mode: CW and SSB
  Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
  Classes: Single Op, Single Op Limited, Multi-Single
  Exchange: RS(T) + Serial number + IOTA No. (if applicable)
  Submit logs by: August 26, 1998
  E-mail logs to: not available
  Mail logs to: RSGB IOTA Contest
                c/o Steve Knowles, G3UFY
                77 Bensham Manor Road
                Thornton Heath
                Surrey  CR7 7AF
  Find rules at: (see note below)

FRACAP Contest:  1201Z - 2400Z, Jul 26
  Mode: SSB only
  Bands: 40m only
  Classes: Single Op, Multi-Single, Multi-Multi
  Exchange: RS + Serial number
  Submit logs by: August 31, 1998
  E-mail logs to: fafisch at es.com.sv
  Mail logs to: Club de Radio Aficionados de El Salvador
                Att. Comision de Concurso
                Apartado Postal No. 517
                San Salvador
                El Salvador, Central America
  Find rules at: http://www.hornucopia.com/contestcal/fracap.html

Note: You may wish to try the following websites to find rules for those
      contests for which no web site or other source of rules is listed:
      SM3CER: http://www.sk3bg.se/contest/
      LA9HW:  http://home.sn.no/~janalme/hammain.html

Please consult the individual contest rules to determine what log
documentation must be submitted (i.e. summary sheet, dupe sheets, etc.).

  West Virginia QSO Party       July 24, 1998
    E-mail:  wa8wv at aol.com
    Mail:  WV QSO Party
           Dave Ellis, WA8WV
           610 Hillsdale Dr.
           Charleston, WV  25302

  ARRL Field Day                July 28, 1998
    E-mail:  contest at arrl.org
    Mail:  Field Day
           ARRL Contest Branch
           225 Main St.
           Newington, CT  06111

  RAC Canada Day Contest        July 31, 1998
    E-mail:  (none)
    Mail:  Radio Amateurs of Canada
           720 Belfast Road, Suite 217
           Ottawa, Ontario  K1G 0Z5

  SMIRK Contest (6m)            August 1, 1998
    E-mail:  (none)
    Mail:  Pat Rose, W5OZI
           P.O. Box 393
           Junction, TX  76849

  IARU HF World Championship    August 12, 1998
    E-mail:  contest at arrl.org
    Mail:  IARU Headquarters
           P.O. Box 310905
           Newington, CT  06131-0905

  Pacific 160m Contest          August 17, 1998
    E-mail:  vk3did at hotmail.com
    Mail:  Ian Godsil, VK3DID
           25 Monaco Street
           Mentone 3194

  North America QSO Party, RTTY August 18, 1998
    E-mail:  k5dj at easy.com
    Mail:  Ron Stailey, K5DJ
           504 Dove Haven Dr.
           Round Rock, TX  78664-5926

  Colombian Independence Cont.  August 18, 1998
    E-mail:  (none)
    Mail:  Liga Colombiana de Radioaficionados
           Colombian Independence Day Contest
           P.O. Box 584
           Santafe de Bogota
           Colombia, South America

  Great Colorado Gold Rush(QRP) August 18, 1998
    E-mail:  jmedley at ix.netcom.com
    Mail:  CQC Gold Rush
           c/o Jan Medley, N0QT
           5770 Niagara St.
           Commerce City, CO  8022-4030

  CQ Worldwide VHF Contest      August 31, 1998
    E-mail:  (none)
    Mail:  CQ VHF Contest
           CQ Magazine
           25 Newbridge Rd.
           Hicksville, NY  11801

  All Asian DX Contest, CW      September 30, 1998 (receive by)
    E-mail:  (none)
    Mail:  AA DX Contest Committee
           P.O. Box 377
           Tokyo Central 100-8691

  SEANET WW DX Contest, CW      October 31, 1998
    E-mail:  (none)
    Mail:  SEANET Contest Manager
           Eshee Pazak, 9M2FK
           P.O. Box 13
           10700 Penang
End of log submittal deadlines

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