ARRL Sweepstakes, November 7-9, 21-23, 2020

Contest Objective: To support amateur self-training in radiocommunications, including improving amateur operating skills, conducting technical investigations, and intercommunicating with other amateurs. Stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) exchange information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands. Dates: CW: First full weekend in November (November 7-9, 2020). Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 21-23, 2020). Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday. Click here for updates on the Affiliated Club Competion program 2020 Update: There are now a total of …

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North American SSB Sprint Contest, October 31, 2020

Thank you for your past support of domestic SSB contests, such as the ARRL Sweepstakes. How about trying a fun 4 hour SSB contest? It’s the North American SSB Sprint Contest, Saturday evening October 31st here in North America — that’s November 1, 2020 0000 – 0359 UTC. It has some very interesting rules that make it a bit unique and exciting. Certificates to the top scores in each state/province and/or anyone scoring over 1,200 points. There are door prizes (some call them “Score Prizes”) available for recipients who score at least 1,500 points (just takes 50 QSOs and 30 multipliers) as well as a …

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