CONTEST CALENDAR

 

         Contest Calendar 2017-18  Season

 

August 2017

North American QSO Party, CW   1800Z, Aug 5 to 0559Z, Aug 6

Maryland-DC QSO Party  1600Z, Aug 12 to 0400Z, Aug 13 and   1600Z-2400Z, Aug 13

ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest        0600 local, Aug 19 to 2400 local, Aug 20

North American QSO Party, SSB   1800Z, Aug 19 to 0559Z, Aug 20

ARRL Rookie Roundup, RTTY        1800Z-2359Z, Aug 20

Solar Eclipse QSO Party   1400Z-2200Z, Aug 21

Hawaii QSO Party             0400Z, Aug 26 to 0400Z, Aug 28

W/VE Islands QSO Party  1200Z, Aug 26 to 0300Z, Aug 27

Kansas QSO Party             1400Z, Aug 26 to 0200Z, Aug 27 and   1400Z-2000Z, Aug 27

Ohio QSO Party  1600Z, Aug 26 to 0400Z, Aug 27

 

September 2017

Colorado QSO Party         1300Z, Sep 2 to 0400Z, Sep 3

Tennessee QSO Party      1800Z, Sep 3 to 0300Z, Sep 4

ARRL September VHF Contest      1800Z, Sep 9 to 0300Z, Sep 11

Iowa QSO Party 1400Z, Sep 16 to 0200Z, Sep 17

New Hampshire QSO Party            1600Z, Sep 16 to 0400Z, Sep 17 and   1600Z-2200Z, Sep 17

New Jersey QSO Party     1600Z, Sep 16 to 0359Z, Sep 17 and    1400Z-2000Z, Sep 17

Maine QSO Party              1200Z, Sep 23 to 1200Z, Sep 24

Texas QSO Party               1400Z, Sep 23 to 0200Z, Sep 24 and   1400Z-2000Z, Sep 24

 

October 2017

California QSO Party        1600Z, Oct 7 to 2200Z, Oct 8

Pennsylvania QSO Party  1600Z, Oct 14 to 0500Z, Oct 15 and   1300Z-2200Z, Oct 15

Arizona QSO Party            1600Z, Oct 14 to 0600Z, Oct 15 and   1400Z-2359Z, Oct 15

ARRL School Club Roundup           1300Z, Oct 16 to 2359Z, Oct 20

New York QSO Party        1400Z, Oct 21 to 0200Z, Oct 22

Stew Perry Topband Challenge     1500Z, Oct 21 to 1500Z, Oct 22

South Dakota QSO Party 1800Z, Oct 21 to 1800Z, Oct 22

Illinois QSO Party              1700Z, Oct 22 to 0100Z, Oct 23

CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB    0000Z, Oct 28 to 2400Z, Oct 29

 

November 2017

ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW  2100Z, Nov 4 to 0300Z, Nov 6

Kentucky QSO Party         1400Z, Nov 11 to 0200Z, Nov 12

ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, SSB  2100Z, Nov 18 to 0300Z, Nov 20

CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW    0000Z, Nov 25 to 2400Z, Nov 26

 

December 2017

ARRL 160-Meter Contest               2200Z, Dec 1 to 1600Z, Dec 3

ARRL 10-Meter Contest  0000Z, Dec 9 to 2359Z, Dec 10

Stew Perry Topband Challenge     1500Z, Dec 30 to 1500Z, Dec 31

 

January 2018

North American QSO Party, CW   1800Z, Jan 13 to 0600Z, Jan 14

North American QSO Party, SSB   1800Z, Jan 20 to 0600Z, Jan 21

CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW          2200Z, Jan 26 to 2159Z, Jan 28

 

February 2018

Vermont QSO Party          0000Z, Feb 3 to 2400Z, Feb 4

Minnesota QSO Party      1400Z-2400Z, Feb 3

ARRL Inter. DX Contest, CW          0000Z, Feb 17 to 2400Z, Feb 18

CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB          2200Z, Feb 23 to 2159Z, Feb 25

North American QSO Party, RTTY               1800Z, Feb 24 to 0600Z, Feb 25

 

March 2018

ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB          0000Z, Mar 3 to 2400Z, Mar 4

Idaho QSO Party               1900Z, Mar 10 to 1900Z, Mar 11

Wisconsin QSO Party       1800Z, Mar 11 to 0100Z, Mar 12

CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB            0000Z, Mar 24 to 2400Z, Mar 25

 

April 2018

Georgia QSO Party           1800Z, Apr 14 to 2359Z, Apr 15

Michigan QSO Party         1600Z, Apr 21 to 0400Z, Apr 22

Florida QSO Party             1600Z, Apr 28 to 2159Z, Apr 29

 

May 2018

Indiana QSO Party            1600Z, May 5 to 0400Z, May 6

Delaware QSO Party        1700Z, May 5 to 2359Z, May 6

New England QSO Party  2000Z, May 5 to 2400Z, May 6

 

June 2018

ARRL June VHF Contest   1800Z, Jun 9 to 0300Z, Jun 11

ARRL Field Day   1800Z, Jun 23 to 2100Z, Jun 24