2017 VHF-UHF Contest Calendar W/VE (+WW) last update 21/jun/2017

DEC.     -JAN.        6m DX Marathon (50 MHz DX Bulletin)    50MHz
YEAR      0000z-2400z The Top Qso of the Year                50MHz
YEAR      0000z-2359z CQ DX Marathon                         all
 1/sep/15 -31/aug/16  0000z-2359z CDXC Challenge                    50MHz,144MHz,HF
JAN   1   1400z-1700z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   144.025-144.150MHz, anually on the first of January
JAN   1   1700z-1800z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   432.025-432.150MHz, anually on the first of January
JAN       1600z-0559z OPEN VHF-MS CONTEST                    144 MHz, FSK441, HSCW, SSB
JAN 21-23 1900z-0359z ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes           50MHz & up
JAN       0100z-0500z Fall/Winter MS Activity Period(notTest)144MHz+ 50MHz
JAN  24   1800z-2200z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
FEB       0000z-2400z 70 cm EME SSB Contests                 70 cm
FEB       0000z-2400z 23 cm EME SSB Contests                 23 cm
FEB 11-12 0000z-2400z European EME Contest REF+DUBUS         144MHz & 432MHz (CW/SSB)
FEB       1900z-2200z MRAC FM simplex contest                50-446 MHz FM  1:00pm to 3:30pm CST,   2m runs 1900-2000 UTC, 70cm 2000 - 2030 UTC, 6m 2030-2100 UTC, 1.25m 2100-2130 UTC
FEB   -   1800z-2359z Annual Midwinter VHF All Digital Mode Roundup  50MHz & up
FEB       0100z-0500z Fall/Winter MS Activity Period(notTest)144MHz+ 50MHz
FEB  28   1800z-2200z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
MAR 11-12 0000z-2400z European EME Contest REF+DUBUS         2.3 GHz (CW/SSB)
MAR       1900-2200est ARES VHF Contest                      6m, 2m, 220MHz, 440MHz
MAR  18   1400z-1700z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   144.025-144.150MHz, anually on the third Saturday in March
MAR  18   1700z-1800z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   432.025-432.150MHz, anually on the third Saturday in March
MAR       0100z-0500z Fall/Winter MS Activity Period(notTest)144MHz+ 50MHz
MAR  28   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
MAR       0100z-0200z 2M FM Challenge                        146 MHz FM 7pm-8pm Illinois TimSecond weekend March
MAR   -   1800z-1800z Annual QCWA QSO Party                  50MHz + HF
APR  1-2  0000z-2400z European EME Contest REF+DUBUS         1.2 GHz (CW/SSB)
APR 17Mon  7PM-11PM l 144MHz Spring Sprint                   144MHz
APR       0000z-2359z The Skirmish  PSK, RTTY, Hell, MFSK,   50MHz,HF  MT63, Throb, ASCII, SSTV ,Packet  3rd Saturday of April
APR  22   1100z-1700z Contest LAZIO                          50MHz
APR 25Tue  7PM-11PM l 222MHz Spring Sprint                   222MHz
APR  MAY  0000z-0700z North American Meteor Scatter Spring Rally  50,144,222,432 CW, SSB, HSCW, FSK441,JT6M  Eta Aquarids
APR  25   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
APR 29-30 0000z-2400z European EME Contest REF+DUBUS         3.4 GHz (CW/SSB)
MAY 3 Wed  7PM-11PM l 432MHz Spring Sprint                   432MHz
MAY1-AUG310000z-2359z Maratona 50 MHz Memorial "Roberto Rossi" I5RRE   50MHz
MAY2-AUG2 0000z-2400z UKSMG Summer Marathon                  50MHz
MAY  6-7   6AM-12PM l San Bernardino Microwave Society Ctest 2GHz through Light  24 hours max, The weekend prior to Mother's Day weekend
MAY  6 Sat 8AM-2 PM l W Spring Sprints 1 Per Band(902,1296,2304MHz)5cons.Hour
MAY 13-14 2300z-0300z 50 MHz Spring Sprint                   50MHz
MAY  23   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
MAY  28   0800z-1500z Trofeo ARI 50 MHz-Contest Gargano50MHz 50MHz                            Last Sunday of May
MAY 27-28 0000z-2400z European EME Contest REF+DUBUS         5.7 GHz (CW/SSB)
MAY 27-28 0000z-2400z Italian EME Trophy                     144 MHz, 432 MHz, 1.2 GHz, 2.3 GHz, 5.7 GHz, 10 GHz, EME CW,SSB,JT65B - Separate classification for each band
JUN  4-5  1300z-1300z UKSMG Summer Contest                   50MHz                            First weekend of June
JUN   -   1400z-1359z Competitions on the VHF radio -        50MHz & up      first full "weekend" (full Saturday and Sunday) in June
                      "Memorial Vladimir Chalapko UT5EU"
JUN  QRT  1700z-2100z The Six Club 6 meter contest           50MHz
JUN 10-12 1800z-0300z ARRL June VHF QSO Party                50MHz & up                       Second full weekend of June        
JUN       1400z-1800z 50 RASE Dx Sprint                      50MHz
JUN 17-18 0000z-2400z SMIRK 6 Meter Contest                  50MHz
JUN 17-18 1400z-1400z 7 Club June VHF (6m & 10m) Contest   144MHz + 50MHz + 28MHz PSK31 
JUN  17   1400z-1700z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   144.025-144.150MHz, anually on the third saturday in June
JUN  17   1700z-1800z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   432.025-432.150MHz, anually on the third saturday in June
JUN  18   0900z-1500z Worked All Britain awards gr.          50MHz Phone
JN  -JL   0000z-2400z 50 MHz DX Marathon (50 MHz DX Bulletin)50MHz
JUN 24-25 0000z-2400z European EME Contest REF+DUBUS         10 GHz + up (CW/SSB)
JUN 24-25 1800z-2059z ARRL Field Day (not a contest)         HF,VHF,UHF+                      Fourth full weekend of June
JUN  27   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
JUL   1   0000z-2400z RAC Canada Day Contest                 50MHz,144MHz,HF.   
JUL       0800z-1500z Contest Lario                          50MHz
JUL       1400z-1800z 50 RASE Dx Sprint                      50MHz
JUL 15-16 1800z-2100z CQ World-Wide VHF Contest              50MHz + 144MHz                   3rd full weekend
JUL   -   1400z-1400z EADX 6m Contest                        50MHz
JUL  25   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
JUL   -   0000z-2359z 144 MHz Digital EME Championship DUBUS 144MHz digi
AUG   5   1400z-1800z Worked All Britain awards gr.          144 MHz Low Power Phone (max. 10 watts)
AUG  5-6  1800z-1800z ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance Contest   222MHz & up                      First full weekend of August
AUG       0000z-2400z The Grid Dip             all PSK RTTY  50MHz,HF                         1st Saturday of August
AUG   -   0000z-2359z International 70 cm MS Contest         432MHz (432,370.. Mhz WSJT) (432,100.. HSCW)
AUG   -   2300z-0300z 50 MHz WW Fall Sprint                  50MHz
AUG   -   0400z-0400z 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest   144MHz FSK441/SSB/HSCW
AUG   -   0000z-2359z 432 MHz Digital EME Championship DUBUS 432MHz digi
AUG 19-20  6AM-24PM l ARRL 10-GHz Cumulative Contest         10GHz & up                       Third full weekend of August
AUG       0700z-1700z 50MHz Field Day Sicilia                50MHz ssb/cw
AUG  22   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
SEP   -   0000z-2359z ARRL International EME                 2.3 GHz and Up
SEP  9-11 1800z-0259z ARRL September VHF QSO Party           50MHz & up                       Second full weekend of September
SEP   3   1000z-1400z Worked All Britain awards gr.          144 MHz QRO Phone
SEP 16-17 0000z-2400z Italian EME Trophy                     144 MHz, 432 MHz, 1.2 GHz, 2.3 GHz, 5.7 GHz, 10 GHz, EME CW,SSB,JT65B - Separate classification for each band
SEP 16-17  6AM-24PM l ARRL 10-GHz Cumulative Contest         10GHz & up                       Third full weekend of September
SEP   -   0000z-2400z A.R.I. EME Contest  CW-SSB             144,432,1296,2304,5760,10450 MHz and up
SEP   Mon  7PM-11PM l 144MHz WW Fall Sprint                  144MHz
SEP   26  1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
SEP   23  1400z-1700z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   144.025-144.150MHz, anually on the forth saturday in September
SEP   23  1700z-1800z AGCW VHF/UHF Contest                   432.025-432.150MHz, anually on the forth saturday in September
SEP   Tue  7PM-11PM l 222MHz WW Fall Sprint                  222MHz
OCT   Wed  7PM-11PM l 432MHz WW Fall Sprint                  432MHz
OCT   Sat  7 AM-2PM l 902,1296,2304,3456,5760MHz WW Fall Sprints (one contest)
OCT       0000z-2400z The PSK31 Rumble   PSK10, PSK31, PSK63 50MHz,HF                        1st Saturday of October
OCT                   10m/6m October Contest                 50MHz
OCT       0100z-0500z Fall/Winter MS Activity Period(notTest)144MHz+ 50MHz
OCT  24   1700z-2100z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
OCT  NOV  0000z-2359z ARRL International EME                 50 MHz to 1296 MHz
NOV       7 PM-12AM l RVHFG Fall All-Band Sprints   5 hours  50MHz & up
NOV   -   0000z-2400z Brasilian VHF-UHF DX Contest - "CBVU"  50MHz & up
NOV       0100z-0500z Fall/Winter MS Activity Period(notTest)144MHz+ 50MHz
NOV  28   1800z-2200z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 24th. or 25th.)
NOV   -   0000z-2359z ARRL International EME                 50 MHz to 1296 MHz
DEC -JA   0000z-2400z UKSMG Annual Winter Contest            50MHz
DEC   -   0000z-2359z International 70 cm MS Contest         432MHz (432,370.. Mhz WSJT) (432,100.. HSCW)
DEC   -   2000z-0200z BCC Meteor Scatter Contest             144MHz CW and / or WSJT
DEC   -   0000z-0700z North American VHF WSJT Geminids Test  50,144,222  FSK441/JT6M/WSJT
DEC       0100z-0500z Fall/Winter MS Activity Period(notTest)50MHz+144MHz+222MHz
DEC  26   1800z-2200z The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest    50MHz  Fourth Tuesday, every month (Never at December 23th. 24th. or 25th.)
DEC  30   0000z-2400z RAC Canada Winter Contest              50MHz, 144MHz, HF
DEC                   Moon Contest 3,5 MHz band

l= Local time, z = UTC, *see rules for time

send me addition or correction : VE2PIJ
Back to Home Page at tripod.com
Back to Home Page at qsl.net