December 10 - 17, 2014December 18 - 25, 2014December 26 - January 2, 2015

Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party
NCCC RTTY Sprint
NCCC Sprint
DARC Christmas Contest
RAC Winter Contest
World Wide Iron Ham Contest
Stew Perry Topband Challenge
Original QRP Contest
RAEM Contest
QRP Fox Hunt
CWops Mini-CWT Test
QRP Fox Hunt
NCCC Sprint Ladder

Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party: 0001Z, Dec 20 to 2359Z, Jan 4
 Mode:Any
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Members: Member No. + name + (state/province/country)
Non-Members: Serial No. + name + (state/province/country)
Lighthouse/Lightship: ARHLS No. + name + (state/province/country)
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
2 additional points per QSO with member
3 additional points per QSO with lighthouse/lightship
Bonus: x2 multiplier for all points if participant activated a lighthouse/lightship
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:January 31, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Mail logs to:Dave Ruch, NF0J
P.O. Box 20696
Bloomington, MN 55420-0696
USA
 Find rules at:http://arlhs.com/LCL-2014.html
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Dec 26
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:(see rules)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:December 28, 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: 0230Z-0300Z, Dec 26
 Mode:(see rules)
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:(see rules)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:December 28, 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
   
DARC Christmas Contest: 0830Z-1059Z, Dec 26
 Mode:CW, SSB
 Bands:80, 40m
 Classes:Single Op Mixed (Low/High)
Single Op CW (Low/High)
 Max operating hours:2.5 hours
 Max power:HP: >100W
LP: <=100W
 Exchange:DL: RS(T) + DOK (or Special Station abbreviation)
non-DL: RS(T) + QSO No.
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point
 Multipliers:DOK/Special Stations, once per band
Prefixes, once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x (total DOK/Special Station mults + total prefix mults)
 Submit logs by:January 14, 2015
 E-mail logs to:xmas[at]dxhf[dot]darc[dot]de
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/xmas/en/rules/
   
RAC Winter Contest: 0000Z-2359Z, Dec 27
 Mode:CW, Phone
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op CW
Single Op Phone
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Multi-Multi
 Max operating hours:24 hours
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:VE: RS(T) + (province/territory)
non-VE and VE0: RS(T) + Serial No.
 QSO Points:VE/VE0: 10 points
non-VE/VE0: 2 points
RAC official stations: 20 points
 Multipliers:VE provinces and territories (13), once per mode per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:January 31, 2015
 E-mail logs to:canadawinter[at]rac[dot]ca
 Mail logs to:Radio Amateurs of Canada
720 Belfast Road, Suite 217
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 0Z5
Canada
 Find rules at:https://www.rac.ca/en/rac/programmes/contests/files/2014%20Winter%20Contest%20Rules%20%20-%20English-French.pdf
   
World Wide Iron Ham Contest: 1200Z, Dec 27 to 1159Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW, Phone, RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band
Multi-Operator Two Transmitter
 Max operating hours:8 hours per mode in periods no shorter than one hour each
 Max power:1500 watts
 Exchange:RS(T) + CQ Zone
 Work stations:Once per mode per band
 QSO Points:1 point QSO with same DXCC entity
2 points per QSO with same continent, different DXCC entity
3 points per QSO with different continent
 Multipliers:Each DXCC entity once per mode
Each CQ zone once per mode
 Score Calculation:Total score = sum of mode scores (total QSO mode points x total mode mults)
 Submit logs by:1200Z December 31, 2014
 E-mail logs to:wwih[at]araucariadx[dot]com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.araucariadx.com/ih/IRON_HAM_CONTEST_ENGLISH.pdf
   
Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Dec 27 to 1500Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160m Only
 Classes:Single Op
Multi-Op
 Max operating hours:14 hours
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 5-100 watts
QRP: <5 watts
 Exchange:4-Character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO plus 1 point per 500 km
multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station
multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station
 Multipliers:Low power: x1.5
QRP: x3
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x power multiplier
 Submit logs by:January 12, 2015
 E-mail logs to:tbdc[at]contesting[dot]com
 Mail logs to:BARC
15125 SE Bartell Rd
Boring, OR 97009
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.kkn.net/stew/
   
Original QRP Contest: 1500Z, Dec 27 to 1500Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 Classes:Single Op (VLP/QRP/MP)(Handmade/Open)
 Max operating hours:15 hours
 Max power:VLP: 1W
QRP: 5W
MP: 20W
 Exchange:RST + Serial No. + "/" + Power category
 QSO Points:QSO with station who submits log: 4 points
QSO with station that does not submit log: 1 point
15% bonus for use of TR/TRX assembled from kit
30% bonus for use of unique handmade TR/TRX
 Multipliers:DXCC Countries: 2 mult points if station submits log, 1 mult point if no log
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mult points
 Submit logs by:January 15, 2015
 E-mail logs to:oqrpc[at]qrpcc[dot]de
 Mail logs to:Lutz Gutheil, DL1RNN
Bergstrasse 17
D-38446 Wolfsburg
Germany
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpcc.de/contestrules/oqrpr.html
   
RAEM Contest: 0000Z-1159Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (Low/High)
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Single
SWL
 Exchange:Serial No. + latitude (degs only) + longitude (degs only)
N=North, S=South, W=West, O=East (e.g. 57N 85O)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:50 points + 1 point for every degree difference in geo location, both latitude and longitude
QSO with Polar station: 100 points additional
QSO with RAEM Memorial Station: 300 points additional
 Multipliers:Polar stations multiply total QSO points by 1.1
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:January 27, 2015
 E-mail logs to:raem[at]srr[dot]ru
 Upload log at:http://www.logs.raem.srr.ru/
 Mail logs to:Alex Pashkov
P.O.Box 177
Novosibirsk 630032
Russia
 Find rules at:http://raem.srr.ru/contest/raem_2014/rules_eng_2014.php
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Dec 31
 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 1, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Dec 31 and 1900Z-2000Z, Dec 31 and 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 1
 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 3, 2015
 Post log summary at:http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 2
 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 3, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm
   
NCCC Sprint Ladder: 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 2
 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:January 4, 2015
 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