October 2008

German Telegraphy Contest (CW)

Oct 3, 0700z to 0959z

Rules: http://kontest.de/dtc/DTC-Rules_e.pdf

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TARA PSK31 Rumble (PSK31 only)

Oct 4, 0000z to 2400z

Rules: www.n2ty.org/seasons/tara_rumble_rules.html

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California QSO Party (CW/SSB)

Oct 4, 1600z to Oct 5, 2159z

Rules: www.cqp.org/

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RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest (CW/SSB)

Oct 5, 0700z to 1900z

Rules: www.vhfcc.org/hfcc/rules/2008/r2128.shtml

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Adventure Radio Spartan Sprint (CW)

Oct 7, 0100z to 0300z (First Monday 9 PM EDT)

Info: http://arsqrp.pbwiki.com/Spartan+Sprints

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10-10 Day Sprint (All)

Oct 10, 0001z to 2359z

Rules: www.ten-ten.org/rules.html

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Worked All Britain HF Contest (SSB)

Oct 11, 1200z to Oct 12, 1200z

Rules: http://wab.intermip.net/Contest%20Rules.php

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Pennsylvania QSO Party (CW/SSB/Digital)

Oct 11, 1600z to Oct 12, 0500z
Oct 12, 1300z to Oct 12, 2200z

Rules: www.nittany-arc.net/paqso.html

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FISTS Fall Sprint (CW)

Oct 11, 1700z to 2100z

Rules: www.fists.org/sprints.html

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North American Sprint (RTTY)

Oct 12, 0000Z to 0400Z

Rules: www.ncjweb.com/sprintrules.php

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SKCC Weekend Sprintathon (Straight Key CW)

Oct 12, 0000z to 2359z

Rules: www.skccgroup.com/sprint/wes/

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NAQCC Straight Key/Bug Sprint (CW)

EDT: Oct 14, 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
UTC: Oct 15, 0030Z to 0230Z

Rules: www.arm-tek.net/~yoel/contests.html

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LZ Open 80m Sprint (CW)

Oct 18, 0000z to 0400z

Rules: www.lzopen.com/lzocc80/index.htm

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QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party (CW)

Oct 18, 1200z to Oct 19, 2400z

Rules: www.qrparci.org

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Worked All Germany Contest (CW/SSB)

Oct 18, 1500z  to Oct 19, 1459z

Rules: www.darc.de/referate/dx/xedcgr.htm

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070 Club 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint (PSK)

Oct 18, 2000 to Oct 19, 0200 (Local Time)

Rules: www.podxs070.com//contests/160m_sprint_rules08.htm

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Illinois QSO Party (CW/SSB)

Oct 19, 1700z to Oct 20, 0100z

Rules: www.w9awe.org/ILQP.html

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RUN FOR THE BACON (CW)

EDT: Oct 19, 9 PM to 11 PM
UTC: Oct 20, 0100z 0300z

Rules: http://fpqrp.net:80/fpqrprun.php

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SKCC Sprint (Straight Key CW)

Oct 22, 0000z to 0200z

Rules: www.skccgroup.com/sprint/sks/

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CQ WW DX Contest (SSB)

Oct 25, 0000z to Oct 26, 2400z

Rules: www.cqww.com/2008_rules_cqww.pdf

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Ten-Ten QSO Party (CW/Digital)

Oct 25, 0001z to Oct 26, 2359z

Rules: www.ten-ten.org/rules.html

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MQFD Monthly Sprint (CW/SSB/Digital)

Oct 25, 1800z to 2200z

Rules: http://w2agn.net/mqfdsprint.html

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Thanks to SM3CER, WA7BNM, N2APB (AmQRP), N3EPA (EPA QRP), N0AX(ARRL),

VA3JFF & G4GXL (QRP ARCI) and others for assistance in compiling this calendar.

Please forward the contest info you sponsor to N2CQ@ARRL.NET and
we will post it and give it more publicity.

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(Include a credit to the source of this material of course.)

72 de Ken Newman - N2CQ
n2cq @ arrl.net