Short Wave Contestdatas Collected by HB9CIC Version September 2003

 

Month

Week-

end

Discription

Mode

Band Mc

Duration

[ut]

Roules / Remarks

 

L = last

         
             

January

1

ARRL Straight Key Night

CW

 

0000-2400 / 1. January

 
 

1

SARTG New Year

RTTY

3.5 - 7

0800-1100 / 1. January

RST+Nr+Name+"Happy new year" in own language

 

2

Hunting Lyons on the Air

CW/SSB

 

0900-2100

RST+Nr / 24h operating

 

2

North America QSO Party

CW

 

1800-0600

 
 

2

Japan International DX LF

CW

1.8 - 7

2200 -2200 / Friday-Sunday

RST+Nr / RST+Prefecture Nr (JA's) / 36h operating

 

3

Michigan QRP

CW

 

0700-2359

 
 

3

YL-ISSB QSO Party

CW

 

48 hours

 
 

3

LZ Open

CW

 

1200-2000 / Saturday

 
 

3

North American QSO Party

SSB

 

1800-0600

 
 

3

HA Hungarian DX

CW

 

0000-2400 / Sunday

 
 

L

CQ WW 160m

CW

1.8

2200-1600 / Friday-Sunday

 
 

L

REF French Part 1

CW

3.5 - 28

0600-1800

RST + Nr

 

L

UBA

SSB

3.5 - 28

1300-1300

RST+Nr / RST+province (Belgium stations)

             

February

1

Vermont QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

0000-0700 / Saturday-Sunday

RST+country (VT-stn) / RST+state, province, country

 

1

New Hampshire QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1300-0700

RST+country (NH-stn) / RST+state, province, country

 

1

Maine QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

1

Minnesota QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

1

Delaware QSO Party

CW/SSB

1.8 - 28

1700-0500 / 1300-0100

RST+country (DE-stn) / RST+state, province, country

 

1

Concurso Mexicano

RTTY

 

1800-2400

 
 

1

AGCW Straight Key

CW

 

1600-1900 / Saturday

 
 

1

Club Digital Contest

Digital

 

1700-0500

 
 

1

FYBO Winter QRP Field Day

CW/SSB

 

1600-0400

 
 

1

North American Sprint

CW/SSB

3.5 - 14

0000-0359 / Sunday

 
 

1

Classic Club

CW/SSB

 

0000-0400 / Sunday-Monday

 
 

2

Dutch Contest

CW

3,5 - 14

   
 

2

WW WPX

RTTY

3.5 - 28

48 hours

RST + Nr

 

2

DARC UKW Winter-Fieldday

all

 

0900-1300

 
 

2

Asia-Pacific Sprint

CW

 

1230-1430 / Saturday

 
 

2

Utah Challence

CW/SSB

1.8

0100-0700 / Saturday

 
 

2

PACC

CW/SSB

1.8 - 28

1200-1200

RST + Nr / PA0 stations: RST +Province

 

2

Asia-Pacific Sprint

CW

 

1230-1430 / Saturday

 
 

2

RSBG

CW

1.8

2100-0100

RST + Nr / British staions: RST+ County Code

 

2

North American Sprint

CW

 

0000-0359 / Sunday

 
 

3

ARRL International DX

CW

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + Output / RST+Staat (UK) / RST + Province (VE)

 

3

HSC

CW

 

2 periods / Saturday

 
 

L

REF

SSB

3.5 - 28

0600-1800

RST + Nr

 

L

CQ WW

SSB

1.8

2200-1600 / Friday-Sunday

 
 

L

North Carolina QSP Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

L

UBA

CW

 

1300-1300

 
 

L

YLRL YL-OM

CW

 

1400-0200

 
 

L

RSGB

CW

7

1500-0900

RST + Nr / RST+County Code (British stations)

 

L

Winter QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2200-0400

 
 

L

Ukraine Championship

RTTY

 

2200-0159

 
             

March

1

ARRL DX

SSB

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + Power

 

2

Wisconsin QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-0100 / Sunday-Monday

 
 

2

Commenwealth Contest

CW

 

1200-1200

 
 

2

World Wide Locator

CW/SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

2

Commonwealth

CW

 

1200-1200

 

2

QCWA QSO Party

SSB

 

1400-0600 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

2

DIG QSO Party

SSB

 

some periods

 
 

2

UBA Spring

SSB

 

0700-1100 / Sunday

 
 

2

High Speed Sprint

RTTY

 

1800-2200 / Sunday

 
 

3

ARRL DX

CW

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + Output / RST+Staat (UK) / RST + Province (VE)

 

3

Russian DX

CW/SSB

1.8 - 28

1200-1200

 
 

3

Bermuda World Wide

CW/SSB

 

0100 - 2400 / Saturday-Sunday

 
 

3

Ohio QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

3

Virginia QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods / Saturday-Monday

 
 

3

Alaska QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

3

BARTG Spring

RTTY

 

0200-0200 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

3

DARC HF

SSTV

 

1200-1200

 
 

L

CQ WW WPX

SSB

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + Nr

             

April

1

Good Friday Sprint

CW

 

2200-0200 / Friday-Saturday

 
 

1

Italian LYRC Elettra Marconi

CW/SSB

 

1300-1300

 
 

1

SP DX

CW/SSB

 

1500-1500

 
 

1

EA

RTTY

 

1600-1600

 
 

2

Japan Int. DX

CW

14 - 28

2300-2300 / Friday-Monday

 
 

2

Low Power Spring

CW

 

1500-2000 / Monday

 
 

2

MARAC County Hunters

SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

2

King of Spain Concurso

CW/SSB

 

1800-1800

 
 

2

DIG QSO Party

CW

 

some periods

 
 

2

UBA Spring

SSB

 

0600-1000 / Sunday

 
 

3

Australian Post Code

CW/SSB

 

0000-2400 / Saturday

 
 

3

ES Open Champion

CW/SSB

 

0500-0859 / Saturday

 
 

3

Michigan QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1600-0400

 
 

3

YU DX

CW/SSB

 

1200-1200

 
 

3

SARTG WW

Amtor

 

some periods

 
 

3

EU Spring Sprint

SSB

 

1500-1859 / Saturday

 
 

3

Holyland DX

CW/SSB

 

1800-1800

 
 

L

Helvetia HB9

CW/SSB

1.8 - 28

1300-1300

RST + Nr / HB: RST + Nr + canton

 

L

SP DX

RTTY

 

1200-1200

 
 

L

Florida QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

L

QRP to the Field

CW

 

1600-2400 / Saturday

 
 

L

Nebraska QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1700-1659

 
 

L

Ontario QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-1800

 
             

May

1

AGCW-DL QRP Party

CW

 

1300-1900 / Saturday

 
 

1

MARAC County Hunters

CW

 

48 hours

 
 

1

Ten-Ten Int. Spring QSO Party

CW

 

48 hours

 
 

1

Danish

SSTV

 

48 hours

 
 

1

Connecticut QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

1

Indiana QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1400-2300 (32 Stunden)

 
 

1

Massachusetts QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

1

ARI International

CW/SSB

 

2000-2000

RST + Nr / Italian stations: RST + Provinz

 

2

Oregon QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

48 hours

 
 

2

Nevada QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

0000-0600

 
 

2

Volta WW DX

RTTY

 

1200-1200

 
 

2

Georgia QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-1200

 
 

2

CQ-M International

CW/SSB

 

2100-2100

 
 

2

FISTS Spring

CW

 

1700-2100 / Sunday

 
 

3

EU Spring

CW

 

1500-1859 / Saturday

 
 

4

Baltic

CW/SSB

 

2100-0200

 
 

4

Texas QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

L

CQ WW WPX

CW

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + Nr

             

June

1

Field Day IARU Reg. 1

CW

1.8 - 28

1500-1500

 
 

1

WW South America

CW

 

0000-1600 (30 Stunden)

 
 

2

Portugal Day

SSB

1.8-28

0000-2400 / Saturday

 
 

2

VK ANARTS WW

RTTY

3.5-28

48 hours

 
 

2

TOEC WW Grid

SSB

 

1200-1200

 
 

2

WW South America Concurso

CW

 

1200-1800

 
 

2

Cervantes Concurso

SSB

 

1200-1200

 
 

2

Asia-Pacific Sprint

SSB

14 + 21

1230-1430 / Sunday

 
 

2

West Virginia QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-2400 / Sunday

 
 

3

All Asian DX

CW

1.8-28

48 hours

 
 

3

Kid's Day Operating Event

SSB

 

1800-2400 / Saturday

 
 

3

RSGB Summer

CW

1.8

2100-0100

 
 

L

SP QRP

CW

 

1200-1200

 
 

L

Marconi Memorial

CW

 

1400-1400

 
 

L

ARRL Field Day

CW/SSB

 

1800-2100

 
             

July

1

Fourth of July Sprint

CW

 

2300-0300

 
 

1

RAC Canada Day

CW/SSB

1.8-144

0000-2359

 
 

1

Venezuela Indep. Day

SSB

 

0000-2400

 
 

1

Original QRP

CW

 

1500-1500

 
 

1

DIE Spanish Island

CW/SSB

 

0500-1300

 
 

2

IARU HF Championship

CW/SSB

1.8 - 28

1200-1200

RST + ITU-zone (HB9=28)

 

2

CQ WW VHF

 

VHF

1800-2100 / 27h

 
 

2

6m DX

CW/SSB

50

1800-2400

 
 

2

QRP ARCI Homebrew Sprint

CW

 

2000-2400

 
 

3

National Mountain Day

CW

3.5

0600-1000

 
 

3

Seanet WW DX

CW

 

48 hours

 
 

3

South Pacific

CW/SSB

1.8

0700-2300

 
 

3

AGCW-DL QRP Summer

CW

 

1500-1500

 
 

3

Georgia QSO Party (1)

CW/SSB

 

1800-0359

 
 

3

Georgia QSO Party (2)

CW/SSB

 

1400-2359

 
 

3

North America QSO Party

RTTY

 

1800-0600

 
 

3

Colombian Independence Day

CW/SSB

3.5-28

0000-2400 / Sunday

 
 

3

The Great Colorady Gold Rush

CW

 

2000-2200 / Sunday

 
 

3

RSGB Low Power Field

CW

 

2 periods / Sunday

 
 

L

Venezuela Indep. Day

CW

 

0000-2400

 
 

L

Russian WW

RTTY

3.5-28

0000-24000 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

L

RSGB IOTA

CW/SSB

3.5-28

1200-1200

 
             

August

1

W / VE Islands

CW/SSB

 

1600-2359

 
 

1

YO DX

CW/SSB

3.5-28

0000-2400 / Sunday

RST + ITU-zone (HB9=28) / YO-stn RST + Dep.

 

1

European HF Championship

CW/SSB

1.8-28

1000-2200 / Saturday

RST + Year of operatros first licence

 

1

North America QSO Party

CW/SSB

1.8-28

2 periods

 
 

1

North America QSO Party

CW

 

1800-0600

 
 

1

Ten-Ten Summer QSO Party

SSB

28

0100-2400

 
 

2

Inernet Sprint

CW

 

0100-0300 / Sunday

 
 

2

WAE DX

CW

3.5 - 28

0000-2400

RST + Nr

 

3

Maryland-DC QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

3

SEANET WW DX

SSB

 

48 hours

RST + Nr

 

3

Keymans's Club of Japan

CW

1.8-28

1200-1200

RST + continent (59EU) / JA’s RST + prefecture

 

3

SARTG

RTTY

3.5-28

3 periods

RST + Nr

 

4

W/VE Islands

CW/SSB

 

1700-2300

RST + Island Nr

 

4

North America QSO Party

SSB

1.8-28

1800-0600

 
 

4

New Jersey QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods / Saturday-Monday

 
 

4

CQC Summer Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-2359 / Sunday

 
 

L

TOEC WW Grid

CW

 

1200-1200

 
 

L

Ohio QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1600-0400

 
 

L

South Dakota QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1600-2200

 
 

L

SCC Championship

RTTY

3.5-28

1200-1200

 
 

L

Hawaii QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1600-2200

 
 

L

ASIAN

CW/SSB

3.5 - 28

48 hours

RST + Power

             

September

1

LZ DX

CW

 

1200-1200

 
 

1

All Asian DX

SSB

 

48h

 
 

1

AGCW Straight Key Sprint

CW

 

1300-1600 / Saturday

 
 

1

IARU Region 1 Fieldday

SSB

 

1300-1259

 
 

1

DARC 10m Digital „Corona“

Digital

 

1100-1700 / Sunday

 
 

1

Panama Anniversary

SSB

 

0000-2400 / Sunday

 
 

1

North America Sprint

CW

 

0000-0359

 
 

2

Swiss HTC QRP Sprint

CW

 

1300-1900 / Saturday

 
 

2

WAE DX

SSB

3.5 - 28

24 hours

RST + Nr

 

2

Indiana Bison Stampede

All

 

1800-0200

 
 

2

North America Sprint

CW

 

0000-0400 / Sunday

 
 

3

North America Sprint

SSB

 

0000-0400 / Sunday

 
 

3

Scandinavia Activity

CW

3.5 - 28

1200-1200

 
 

3

Air Force Anniversary Party

CW/SSB

 

0001-2359

 
 

3

Washington State Salmon Run

CW/SSB

 

some periods

 
 

3

Atlantic QSO Party

SSB

 

0000-2400 / Sunday

 
 

3

Tennessee QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-0100

 
 

4

Scandinavia

SSB

3.5 - 28

1500-1800

 
 

4

CQ/RJ WW DX

RTTY

 

48 hours 0000-2400

 
             

October

1

VK/ZL Oceania DX

SSB

3.5 - 28

1000-1000

RST + Nr

 

1

UCWC

CW

 

0000-0800 / Saturday

 
 

1

F9AA Cup

CW/SSB

 

1200-1200

 
 

1

EU Sprint Autumn

SSB

 

1500-1859

 
 

1

ON Belgium

SSB

3.7

0600-1000 Sunday

RST + Nr (ON: RST + NR + UBA-Section)

 

1

International

HELL

 

some periods

 
 

1

California QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1600-2200

 
 

1

RSGB

SSB

21-28

0700-1900 / Sunday

 
 

2

VK/ZL Oceania DX

CW

3.5 - 28

1000-1000

RST + Nr

 

1

ON Belgium

CW

3.5

0600-1000 Sunday

RST + Nr (ON: RST + NR + UBA-Section)

 

2

IBERO American

SSB

 

2000-0200

 
 

2

Pensylvania QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

2

WU Sprint Autumn

CW

 

1500-1859 / Saturday

 
 

2

FISTS Fall Sprint

CW

 

1700-2100 / Saturday

 
 

3

JARTS WW

RTTY

 

48 hours 000-2400

 
 

3

QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party

CW

 

1200-2400

 
 

3

Asia-Pacific Sprint

CW

 

1230-1430 / Saturday

 
 

3

RSGB

CW

21-28

0700-1900 / Sunday

 
 

3

Illinois QSO Party

CW/SSB

 

1800-0200

 
 

3

Worked all Germany WAG

CW/SSB

 

1500 - 1500

RST + Nr / DL: RST + DOK

 

L

CQ WW DX

SSB

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + Nr (HB9: 59 14)

 

4

HSC Contest

CW

3.5 - 28

   
 

4

BARTG Sprint

RTTY

 

1200-1200

 
             

November

1

HSC

CW

 

2 periods

 
 

1

Ukrainian DX

All

 

1200-1200

 
 

1

ARRL Sweepstakes

CW

 

2100-0300 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

1

Collegiate Championship

CW

 

2100-0300 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

1

IPA Radio Club Contest

CW/SSB

 

2 periods

 
 

1

Digital „Corona“

Digital

 

1100-1700 / Sunday

 
 

2

Japan International DX

SSB

 

2300-2300 / Fryday-Sunday

 
 

2

WAE DX

RTTY

 

48 hours

 
 

2

ALARA

CW/SSB

 

0000-2400 / Saturday

 
 

2

OM/OK DX

CW

 

1200-1200

 
 

2

DARC

CW/SSB

28

1300-1500

 
 

3

IARU Region 1

CW

1.8

1400-0600

 
 

3

ARRL Sweepstakes

SSB

 

2100-0300 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

3

Collegiate Championship

SSB

 

2100-0300 / Saturday-Monday

 
 

3

RSGB

CW

1.8

2100-0100

 
 

4

HSC

CW

1.8 - 28

   
 

L

CQ WW

CW

1.8 - 28

48 hours

RST + CQ-zone (HB9: 599 14)

 

L

West Virgina QSL Party

CW

 

1800-1800

 
             

December

1

Weihnachts Wettbewerb HB9

SSB

3.5 - 7

0700-1100 / Saturday

 
 

1

ARRL

CW

1.8

2200-1600 / Friday-Sunday

 
 

1

EA DX

CW

 

1600-1600

 
 

1

TARA Sprint

RTTY

 

1800-0200

 
 

1

TOPS Activity

CW

3.5

1800-1800

 
 

1

QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits

CW

 

2000-2400 / Sunday

 
 

2

ARRL

CW/SSB

28

 

US statione: rprt + state

 

2

Colorado Snowshoe Run

CW

 

0300-0500 / Sunday

 
 

2

Weihnachts Wettbewerb HB9

CW

3.5 - 7

0700-1100 / Saturday

 
 

3

Croatian

CW

 

1400-1400

 
 

3

International Navel

CW/SSB

 

1600-1600

 
 

3

RAC Canada Winter

CW/SSB

 

0000-2359 / Sunday

 
 

3

Internet CW Sprint

CW

 

0200-0400 / Sunday

 
 

4

Topband Distance Challenge

CW

 

1500-1500

 
 

4

DARC Weihn. Wettbew.

CW/SSB

 

0830-1100 / Sunday

 
 

4

Original QRP

CW

 

1500-1500

 

Depending of some influencies the weekend can be different +/- one week as published in this list.

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