October 2010

TARA PSK31 Rumble (PSK31 only)

Oct 2, 0000z to 2400z

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

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California QSO Party (CW/SSB)

Oct 2, 1600z to Oct 3, 2159z

Rules: www.cqp.org/

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German Telegraphy Contest (CW)

Oct 3, 0700z to 0959z

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

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RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest (CW/SSB)

Oct 3, 0700z to 1900z

Rules: www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2010/r2128.shtml

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Adventure Radio Spartan Sprint (CW)

Oct 5, 0100z to 0300z (First Monday 9 PM EDT)

Info: http://adventure-radio.org/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

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Scandinavian  Activity Contest (SSB)

Oct 9, 1200z to Oct 10, 1200z

Rules: www.sactest.net/#tabs-6

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Worked All Britain HF Contest (SSB)

Oct 9, 1200z to Oct 10, 1200z

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

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Pennsylvania QSO Party (CW/SSB/Digital)

Oct 9, 1600z to Oct 10, 0500z
Oct 10, 1300z to Oct 10, 2200z

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

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Arizona QSO Party (CW/SSB)

Oct 9, 1600z to Oct 10, 0600z and
Oct 10, 1400z to Oct 10, 2359z

Rules: www.azqsoparty.org/rules.html

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FISTS Fall Sprint (CW)

Oct 9, 1700z to 2100z

Rules: www.fists.org/sprints.html

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North American Sprint (RTTY)

Oct 10, 0000Z to 0400Z

Rules: www.ncjweb.com/sprintrules.php

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SKCC Weekend Sprintathon (Straight Key CW)

Oct 10, 0000z to 2359z

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

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10-10 Day Sprint (All)

Oct 10, 0001z to 2359z

Rules: www.ten-ten.org

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NAQCC Straight Key/Bug Sprint (CW)

EDT: Oct 12, 8:30 PM to 10:30 PM
UTC: Oct 13, 0030Z to 0230Z

Rules: http://home.windstream.net/yoel/contests.html

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CWops Mini-CWT Test (CW)

Oct 13, 1100z to 1200z and
Oct 13, 1900z to 2000z and
Oct 14, 0300z to 0400z

Rules: www.cwops.org/onair.html

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LZ Open 80m Sprint (CW)

Oct 16, 0200z to 0600z

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

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QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party (CW)

Oct 16, 1200z to Oct 17, 2400z

Rules: www.qrparci.org

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Iowa QSO Party (CW/SSB/Dig)

Oct 16, 1400z to 2300z

Rules: www.wa0dx.org/iowa_qso_party.html

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Worked All Germany Contest (CW/SSB)

Oct 16, 1500z  to Oct 17, 1459z

Rules: www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/wag/en/rules/

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New York QSO Party (CW/SSB/Dig)

Oct 16, 1400z to Oct 17, 0200z

Rules: www.nyqp.org/rules.php

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070 Club 160m Great Pumpkin Sprint (PSK)

Oct 16, 2000 to Oct 17, 0200 (Local Time)

Rules: www.podxs070.com/160-meter-great-pumpkin-sprint

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Feld Hell Club Sprint (Feld Hell)

Oct 16, 2000z to 2200z

Rules: http://sites.google.com/site/feldhellclub/Home

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Illinois QSO Party (CW/SSB)

Oct 17, 1700z to Oct 18, 0100z

Rules: www.w9awe.org/ILQP%202009%20Rules.pdf

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RUN FOR THE BACON (CW)

EDT: Oct 17, 9 PM to 11 PM
UTC: Oct 18, 0100z 0300z

Rules: www.fpqrp.com/

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STEW PERRY TOPBAND DISTANCE CHALLENGE WARMUP

Oct 23, 1500z to Oct 24, 1500z

Rules: http://web.jzap.com/k7rat/stew.html

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Ten-Ten QSO Party (CW)

Oct 23, 0001z to Oct 24, 2359z

Rules: www.ten-ten.org

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SKCC Sprint (Straight Key CW)

Oct 27, 0000z to 0200z

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

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Zombie Shuffle (CW)

Oct 29, Local Sundown to Local Midnight (Any 4 hour period)

Rules: www.zianet.com/QRP/

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CQ WW DX Contest (SSB)

Oct 30, 0000z to Oct 31, 2359z

Rules: www.cqww.com/

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Ten-Ten QSO Party (Digital)

Oct 30, 0001z to Oct 31, 2359z

Rules: www.ten-ten.org

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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 at ARRL dot NET and
we will post it and give it more publicity.

Anyone may use this "N2CQ QRP Contest Calendar" for your website,
newsletter, e-mail list or other media as you choose.

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

72 de Ken Newman - N2CQ
n2cq at arrl dot net