January 19 - 26, 2015January 27 - February 3, 2015February 4 - 11, 2015

Classic Exchange, CW
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest
QRP Fox Hunt
CWops Mini-CWT Test
NAQCC CW Sprint
Locust QSO Party
NCCC RTTY Sprint
QRP Fox Hunt
NCCC Sprint Ladder
CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW
REF Contest, CW
BARTG RTTY Sprint
SPAR Winter Field Day
ARRL January VHF Contest
WAB 1.8 MHz Phone
QRP ARCI Fireside SSB Sprint

Classic Exchange, CW: 1400Z, Jan 18 to 0800Z, Jan 19
 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, 2015
 E-mail logs to:WQ8U[at]gmail[dot]com
 Mail logs to:WQ8U
104 W. Queen St.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.classicexchange.org/jan15ann.html
   
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest: 0200Z-0400Z, Jan 19
 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 25, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://fpqrp.org/pigrun/autolog.php
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://fpqrp.org/pigrun/
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 21
 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 22, 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, Jan 21 and 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 21 and 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 22
 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 24, 2015
 Post log summary at:http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html
   
NAQCC CW Sprint: 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 22
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 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 25, 2015
 Upload log at:http://naqcc.info/sprintlog.html
 Mail logs to:John Shannon, K3WWP
478 E. High St.
Kittanning, PA 16201
USA
 Find rules at:http://naqcc.info/sprint201501.html
   
Locust QSO Party: 0200Z-0230Z, Jan 22 (40m) and 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 22 (80m)
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:(see rules)
 Exchange:Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1000 points per QSO
5000 bonus points for at least one QSO with K6VVA
5000 bonus points for at least one QSO with each Secret Swarmer station (name=Locust)
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points + bonus points
 Submit logs by:0459Z February 1, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://www.k6vva.com/lqp/lqplogsubmit.html
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.k6vva.com/lqp/LQP58_Rules.pdf
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 23
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:(see rules)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:January 25, 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/rttyns.html
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 23
 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 24, 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 23
 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 25, 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
   
CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW: 2200Z, Jan 23 to 2200Z, Jan 25
 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 January 30, 2015
 E-mail logs to:160cw[at]kkn[dot]net
 Mail logs to:CQ 160 Meter Contest
P.O. Box 481
New Carlisle, OH 45344
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.cq160.com/rules.htm
   
REF Contest, CW: 0600Z, Jan 24 to 1800Z, Jan 25
 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 9, 2015
 E-mail logs to:cdfcw[at]ref-union[dot]org
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://concours.ref-union.org/reglements/actuels/reg_cdfhf_dx.pdf
   
BARTG RTTY Sprint: 1200Z, Jan 24 to 1200Z, Jan 25
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op Expert
Single Op
Multi-Op
SWL
 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 24, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://bartg.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://s3.spanglefish.com/s/7850/documents/contests/sprint/rules/current/bartg%20sprint%20rules.pdf
   
SPAR Winter Field Day: 1700Z, Jan 24 to 1700Z, Jan 25
 Mode:Any
 Bands:All, except WARC
 Classes:Operators(1/2/Multi) Site (Indoor/Outdoor/Home)
 Exchange:Category + ARRL Section (or DX) + Temperature(including F or C)
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
Bonus: 1000 points if commercial power not used
Bonus: 1000 points if outdoors
Bonus: 1000 points if not at home
 Multipliers:One for each mode operated per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:March 1, 2015
 E-mail logs to:winterfd[at]spar-hams[dot]org
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.spar-hams.org/contests/winterfd/index.php?pg=2
   
ARRL January VHF Contest: 1900Z, Jan 24 to 0359Z, Jan 26
 Mode:Any
 Bands:50 MHz and up
 Classes:Single Op (Low/High)
Single Op Portable
Single Op 3 Band
Single Op FM
Single Op Unlimited (Low/High)
Single Op Unlimited Portable
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 25, 2015
 E-mail logs to:JanuaryVHF[at]arrl[dot]org
 Mail logs to:January VHF
ARRL
225 Main St.
Newington, CT 06111
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.arrl.org/january-vhf
   
WAB 1.8 MHz Phone: 1900Z-2300Z, Jan 24
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160m Only
 Classes:Single Op (Fixed/Mobile/Portable)
Multi-Op (Fixed/Mobile/Portable)
Low Power
SWL (Fixed/Mobile/Portable)
 Max power:non-Low: >10 watts
Low: 10 watts
 Exchange:British Isles: RS + serial no. + WAB square
Other: RS + serial no. + country
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:(see rules)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:February 14, 2015
 E-mail logs to:aebbooks[at]ntlworld[dot]com
 Mail logs to:Tony Beardsley, G3XKT
14 York Avenue
Sandiacre, Nottingham NG10 5HB
United Kingdom
 Find rules at:http://wab.intermip.net/Contest%20Rules.php#OtherRules
   
QRP ARCI Fireside SSB Sprint: 2000Z-2359Z, Jan 25
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:All Band
Single Band
High Bands
Low Bands
 Max operating hours:4 hours
 Exchange:RS + (state/province/country) + (ARCI number/power)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:5 points per QSO with ARCI member
4 points per non-member QSO with different continent
2 points per non-member QSO with same continent
 Multipliers:States, once per band
VE Provinces, once per band
Countries, once per band
Power Mult: >10W=x1, 2-10W=x7, 500mW-2W=x10, 100-500mW=15x, <100mW=20x
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x (state mults + province mults + country mults) x power mult) + bonus points
Bonus points: 5000 for battery power portable with temporary antenna
 Submit logs by:February 8, 2015
 E-mail logs to:contest[at]qrparci[dot]org
 Mail logs to:ARCI Fireside Sprint
c/o Jeff Hetherington
139 Elizabeth St. W.
Welland, Ontario L3C 4M3
Canada
 Find rules at:http://www.qrparci.org/contests/fireside-sprint