April 22 - 29, 2016April 30 - May 7, 2016May 8 - 15, 2016

SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge
Russian WW MultiMode Contest
Florida QSO Party
AGCW QRP/QRP Party
RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB
ARS Spartan Sprint
Phone Fray
CWops Mini-CWT Test
MIE 33 Contest
NRAU 10m Activity Contest
NCCC RTTY Sprint
NCCC Sprint
10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW
Microwave Spring Sprint
F9AA Cup, PSK
ARI International DX Contest
SKCC Weekend Sprintathon
7th Call Area QSO Party
Indiana QSO Party
Delaware QSO Party
FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint
New England QSO Party

SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge: 0600 local, Apr 30 to 2359 local, May 1
 Mode:Any
 Bands:2.3 GHz and up
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:6-character Maidenhead locator
 Work stations:Once per location per band
 QSO Points:Distance points (2.3-10 GHz): 1 point per km
Distance points (24 GHz): 3 points per km
Distance points (47 GHz and above): 6 points per km
QSO points: 100 points per QSO per band with a unique call
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total points
 Submit logs by:June 1, 2016
 E-mail logs to:bburns[at]mediacombb[dot]net
 Mail logs to:William A. Burns, WA6QYR
247 Rebel Road
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.n6nb.com/sbmsrules.htm
   
Russian WW MultiMode Contest: 1200Z, Apr 30 to 1159Z, May 1
 Mode:CW, SSB, RTTY, BPSK63
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band Single Mode (CW/SSB/RTTY/BPSK63)
Single Op All Band (Combinations of CW/SSB/RTTY/BPSK63)
Single Op High Bands (Combinations of CW/SSB/RTTY/BPSK63)
Single Op Low Bands (Combinations of CW/SSB/RTTY/BPSK63)
Multi-Single (Combinations of CW/SSB/RTTY/BPSK63)
SWL
 Exchange:UA: RST(Q) + 2-character oblast
non-UA: RST(Q) + QSO No.
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with same country on 20/15/10m
3 points per QSO with different country same continent on 20/15/10m
5 points per QSO with different continue on 20/15/10m
2 points per QSO with same country on 160/80/40m
6 points per QSO with different country same continent on 160/80/40m
10 points per QSO with different continue on 160/80/40m
 Multipliers:Each DXCC country once per mode per band
Each oblast once per mode per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 15, 2016
 E-mail logs to:rusww[at]rdrclub[dot]ru
 Upload log at:http://ua9qcq.com/en/submit_log.php?lang=en
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.rdrclub.ru/news-radio/russian-ww-mm-contest/159-rus-ww-multimode-contest
   
Florida QSO Party: 1600Z, Apr 30 to 0159Z, May 1 and 1200Z-2159Z, May 1
 Mode:CW, Phone
 Bands:40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Assisted (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Multi (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Mobile Single Op (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Mobile Single Op + Driver (CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
School(CW/Phone/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
SWL
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:FL: RS(T) + county
W/VE: RS(T) + (state/province)
DX: RS(T) + DXCC prefix
 Work stations:Once per band per mode per FL county
 QSO Points:1 point per phone QSO
2 points per CW QSO
 Multipliers:FL Stations: Each state, VE province/territory, DXCC country, maritime region once per mode
Non-FL: Each county once per mode
Power: High: x1, Low: x2, QRP: x3
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults x power mult
 Submit logs by:May 15, 2016
 E-mail logs to:logs[at]floridaqsoparty[dot]org
 Mail logs to:Florida QSO Party
c/o Ron Harps, K8NZ
315 Ohio Rd.
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.floridaqsoparty.org/rules.html
   
AGCW QRP/QRP Party: 1300Z-1900Z, May 1
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40m
 Classes:5W (A)
20W (B)
 Exchange:RST + QSO No. + "/" + Class ID (A/B)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with class B
2 points per QSO with class A
 Multipliers:DXCC countries once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 20, 2016
 E-mail logs to:qrp-party[at]agcw[dot]de
 Mail logs to:Manager
Udo Witte, DJ4FV
Sandbreite 7
D-49134 Wallenhorst
Germany
 Find rules at:http://www.agcw.org/index.php/en/contests-and-cw-activities/qrp-qrp-party
   
RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB: 1900Z-2030Z, May 2
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:80m Only
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:RS + Serial No.
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:(see rules)
 Submit logs by:2359Z May 9, 2016
 Upload log at:http://www.vhfcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2016/r80mcc.shtml
   
ARS Spartan Sprint: 0100Z-0300Z, May 3
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Skinny
Tubby
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + Power
 Work stations:Once per band
 Submit logs by:May 5, 2016
 E-mail logs to:spartansprint[at]yahoo[dot]com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://arsqrp.blogspot.com/2009/02/so-whats-spartan-sprint-and-how-do-i.html
   
Phone Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, May 4
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:100 watts
 Exchange:NA: Name + (state/province/country)
non-NA: Name
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:NA station: 1 point per QSO
non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station
 Multipliers:Each US state (including KH6/KL7) once per band
Each VE province/territory once per band
Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0300Z May 6, 2016
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, May 4 and 1900Z-2000Z, May 4 and 0300Z-0400Z, May 5
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Member: Name + Member No.
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each call once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0400Z May 7, 2016
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html
   
MIE 33 Contest: 2300Z, May 4 to 0300Z, May 5
 Mode:CW, Phone
 Bands:All, except WARC
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Mixed)
Single Op Single Band (CW/Mixed>
Multi-Multi (CW/Mixed)
SWL
 Exchange:Mie: RS(T) + age + "ME"
non-Mie JA: RS(T) + age + "MEJ"
non-Mie non-JA: RS(T) + age
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:Each age once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 31, 2016
 E-mail logs to:allmie33[at]gmail[dot]com
 Mail logs to:JARL Mie Branch
c/o T.Tomioka
2033 Hekicho
Tsu, Mie 514-1138
Japan
 Find rules at:http://www.ztv.ne.jp/isoda/33/annual/39/39rule-e.html
   
NRAU 10m Activity Contest: 1700Z-1800Z, May 5 (CW) and 1800Z-1900Z, May 5 (SSB) and 1900Z-2000Z, May 5 (FM) and 2000Z-2100Z, May 5 (Dig)
 Mode:CW, SSB, FM, Digital
 Bands:10m Only
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:RS(T) + 6-character grid square
 QSO Points:(see rules)
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:May 19, 2016
 Upload log at:http://ua9qcq.com/en/submit_log.php?lang=en
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.nrau.net/activity-contests/below-30mhz.html
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, May 6
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Serial No. + Name + QTH
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 8, 2016
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html
   
NCCC Sprint: 0230Z-0300Z, May 6
 Mode:CW
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Serial No. + Name + QTH
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 8, 2016
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html
   
10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW: 0001Z, May 7 to 2359Z, May 8
 Mode:CW
 Bands:10m Only
 Classes:Individual
Club
QRP
 Max power:non-QRP: >5 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:10-10 Member: Name + 10-10 number + (state/province/country)
Non-Member: Name + 0 + (state/province/country)
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with a non-member
2 points per QSO with a 10-10 member
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:May 23, 2016
 E-mail logs to:tentencontest[at]ten-ten[dot]org
 Upload log at:http://www.hamclubs.info/scorer/
 Mail logs to:Dan Morris, KZ3T
3162 Covington Way
Lenoir, NC 28645
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.ten-ten.org/index.php/activity/2013-07-22-20-26-48/qso-party-rules
   
Microwave Spring Sprint: 0800-1400 local, May 7
 Mode:not specified
 Bands:All above 902 MHz
 Classes:Single Op
Rover
Rookie
 Exchange:6-character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per km per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:May 21, 2016
 E-mail logs to:kotoka2kqm[at]windstream[dot]net
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:Kent O'Dell, KA2KQM
2752 Monument Road
Jasper, GA 30143
USA
 Find rules at:https://sites.google.com/site/springvhfupsprints/home/2016-information
   
F9AA Cup, PSK: 1200Z, May 7 to 1200Z, May 8
 Mode:PSK
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 2m
 Classes:>100 W
>10-100W
10W
 Exchange:RST + Serial No.
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with individual
5 points per QSO with club
Bonus: 50 points for each QSO with F8URC
 Multipliers:(see rules)
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:June 7, 2016
 E-mail logs to:concoursf9aa[at]urc[dot]asso[dot]fr
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.site.urc.asso.fr/urchaut-6/om-6/131-trophee-f9aa.html
   
ARI International DX Contest: 1200Z, May 7 to 1159Z, May 8
 Mode:Phone, CW, RTTY
 Bands:160 (no RTTY), 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (CW/SSB/RTTY/Mixed)(Low/High)
Multi-Single
SWL
 Exchange:I: RS(T) + 2-letter province
non-I: RS(T) + Serial No.
 Work stations:Once per mode per band
 QSO Points:0 points per QSO with same country
1 point per QSO with different country same continent
3 points per QSO with different continent
10 points per QSO with I/IS0/IT9 stations
 Multipliers:Each Italian province once per band
Each DXCC country once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2359Z May 13, 2016
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Upload log at:http://ua9qcq.com/en/submit_log.php?lang=en
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ari.it/
   
SKCC Weekend Sprintathon: 1200Z, May 7 to 2400Z, May 8
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m
 Classes:(none)
 Max operating hours:24
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + Name + (Years ham/SKCC No./"NONE")
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
Bonus Points: (see rules)
 Multipliers:Each state, province, or country once
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults) + bonus points
 Submit logs by:May 15, 2016
 Post log summary at:http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekend_sprintathon/submit-display.php
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.skccgroup.com/operating_activities/weekend_sprintathon/
   
7th Call Area QSO Party: 1300Z, May 7 to 0700Z, May 8
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m
 Classes:Single Op (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Multi
Single Op County Expedition
M/S County Expedition
M/M County Expedition
Single Op Mobile (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
M/S Mobile (CW/Phone/Digital/Mixed)(QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:7th Area: RS(T) + 5-letter state/county code
non-7th Area: RS(T) + (state/province/DX)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode per county
 QSO Points:2 points per SSB QSO
3 points per CW/Digital QSO
 Multipliers:7th Area: Each state or province once
7th Area: Each DXCC entity once (max of 10)
non-7th Area: Each 7th area county once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:May 17, 2016
 E-mail logs to:7qplogs[at]codxc[dot]org
 Mail logs to:7th Call Area QSO Party
c/o CODXC
61255 Ferguson Rd
Bend, OR 97702
USA
 Find rules at:http://ws7n.net/7QP/new/Page.asp?content=rules
   
Indiana QSO Party: 1500Z, May 7 to 0300Z, May 8
 Mode:Phone, CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (High/Low/QRP)
Multi-Single
Multi-Multi
Mobile
Portable
Rover
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:IN: RS(T) + county
non-IN: W/VE: RS(T) + (state/province)
DX: RS(T) + "DX"
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:1 point per phone QSO
2 points per CW QSO
 Multipliers:IN Stations: Each IN county, state, province once per mode
non-IN Stations: Each IN county once per mode
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:June 1, 2016
 E-mail logs to:inqp[at]hdxcc[dot]org
 Mail logs to:HDXCC
c/o Mike Goode, N9NS
10340 Broadway
Indianapolis, IN 46280-1344
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.hdxcc.org/inqp/rules.html
   
Delaware QSO Party: 1700Z, May 7 to 2359Z, May 8
 Mode:CW, Phone, Digital/RTTY
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, VHF
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:DE: RS(T) + County
non-DE: RS(T) + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band per mode
 QSO Points:DE stations: 1 point per phone QSO
DE stations: 2 points per CW/RTTY/digital QSO
non-DE stations: 10 points per phone QSO
non-DE stations: 20 points per CW/RTTY/digital QSO
 Multipliers:DE: each state, province and DXCC country once
non-DE: each DE county once
Power: >150W=x1, 150W=x2, 5W=x3
 Score Calculation:Total score = (total QSO points x total mults x power mults) + 50 pt electronic submission bonus
 Submit logs by:June 7, 2016
 E-mail logs to:qsoparty[at]gmail[dot]com
 Mail logs to:DE QSO Party
PO Box 1050
Newark, DE 19715-1050
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.fsarc.org/qsoparty/rules.htm
   
FISTS Spring Slow Speed Sprint: 1700Z-2100Z, May 7
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:QRP
QRO
Club
 Max power:QRO: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:FISTS: RST + (state/province/country) + first name + FISTS No.
non-FISTS: RST + (state/province/country) + first name + power
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:5 points per QSO with FIST member
FIST members: 2 points per QSO with non-FIST member
 Multipliers:Each US state and VE province once
Each DXCC country once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:June 6, 2016
 E-mail logs to:n2ed[at]fistsna[dot]org
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://fistsna.org/operating.html#sprints
   
New England QSO Party: 2000Z, May 7 to 0500Z, May 8 and 1300Z-2400Z, May 8
 Mode:Phone, CW/Digital
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Single
Mobile Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Mobile Multi-Single
 Max power:HP: >150 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:CT,ME,MA,NH,RI,VT: RS(T) + county + state
non-NE: RS(T) + (state/province/"DX")
 Work stations:Once per band per mode per county
 QSO Points:1 point per phone QSO
2 points per CW/digital QSO
 Multipliers:NE Stations: Each state, province, DXCC country once
non-NE Stations: Each NE county once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:June 7, 2016
 E-mail logs to:logs[at]neqp[dot]org
 Mail logs to:NEQP
PO Box J
West Suffield, CT 06093
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.neqp.org/rules.html