December 11 - 18, 2014December 19 - 26, 2014December 27 - January 3, 2015

Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party
RAC Winter Contest
World Wide Iron Ham Contest
Stew Perry Topband Challenge
Original QRP Contest
RAEM Contest
QRP Fox Hunt
CWops Mini-CWT Test
QRP Fox Hunt
NCCC Sprint Ladder

Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party: 0001Z, Dec 20 to 2359Z, Jan 4
 Mode:Any
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Members: Member No. + name + (state/province/country)
Non-Members: Serial No. + name + (state/province/country)
Lighthouse/Lightship: ARHLS No. + name + (state/province/country)
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
2 additional points per QSO with member
3 additional points per QSO with lighthouse/lightship
Bonus: x2 multiplier for all points if participant activated a lighthouse/lightship
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:January 31, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Mail logs to:Dave Ruch, NF0J
P.O. Box 20696
Bloomington, MN 55420-0696
USA
 Find rules at:http://arlhs.com/LCL-2014.html
   
RAC Winter Contest: 0000Z-2359Z, Dec 27
 Mode:CW, Phone
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op CW
Single Op Phone
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Multi-Multi
 Max operating hours:24 hours
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:VE: RS(T) + (province/territory)
non-VE and VE0: RS(T) + Serial No.
 QSO Points:VE/VE0: 10 points
non-VE/VE0: 2 points
RAC official stations: 20 points
 Multipliers:VE provinces and territories (13), once per mode per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:January 31, 2015
 E-mail logs to:canadawinter[at]rac[dot]ca
 Mail logs to:Radio Amateurs of Canada
720 Belfast Road, Suite 217
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 0Z5
Canada
 Find rules at:https://www.rac.ca/en/rac/programmes/contests/files/2014%20Winter%20Contest%20Rules%20%20-%20English-French.pdf
   
World Wide Iron Ham Contest: 1200Z, Dec 27 to 1159Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW, Phone, RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band
Multi-Operator Two Transmitter
 Max operating hours:8 hours per mode in periods no shorter than one hour each
 Max power:1500 watts
 Exchange:RS(T) + CQ Zone
 Work stations:Once per mode per band
 QSO Points:1 point QSO with same DXCC entity
2 points per QSO with same continent, different DXCC entity
3 points per QSO with different continent
 Multipliers:Each DXCC entity once per mode
Each CQ zone once per mode
 Score Calculation:Total score = sum of mode scores (total QSO mode points x total mode mults)
 Submit logs by:1200Z December 31, 2014
 E-mail logs to:wwih[at]araucariadx[dot]com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.araucariadx.com/ih/IRON_HAM_CONTEST_ENGLISH.pdf
   
Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Dec 27 to 1500Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160m Only
 Classes:Single Op
Multi-Op
 Max operating hours:14 hours
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 5-100 watts
QRP: <5 watts
 Exchange:4-Character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO plus 1 point per 500 km
multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station
multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station
 Multipliers:Low power: x1.5
QRP: x3
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x power multiplier
 Submit logs by:January 12, 2015
 E-mail logs to:tbdc[at]contesting[dot]com
 Mail logs to:BARC
15125 SE Bartell Rd
Boring, OR 97009
USA
 Find rules at:http://www.kkn.net/stew/
   
Original QRP Contest: 1500Z, Dec 27 to 1500Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 Classes:Single Op (VLP/QRP/MP)(Handmade/Open)
 Max operating hours:15 hours
 Max power:VLP: 1W
QRP: 5W
MP: 20W
 Exchange:RST + Serial No. + "/" + Power category
 QSO Points:QSO with station who submits log: 4 points
QSO with station that does not submit log: 1 point
15% bonus for use of TR/TRX assembled from kit
30% bonus for use of unique handmade TR/TRX
 Multipliers:DXCC Countries: 2 mult points if station submits log, 1 mult point if no log
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mult points
 Submit logs by:January 15, 2015
 E-mail logs to:oqrpc[at]qrpcc[dot]de
 Mail logs to:Lutz Gutheil, DL1RNN
Bergstrasse 17
D-38446 Wolfsburg
Germany
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpcc.de/contestrules/oqrpr.html
   
RAEM Contest: 0000Z-1159Z, Dec 28
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op All Band (Low/High)
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Single
SWL
 Exchange:Serial No. + latitude (degs only) + longitude (degs only)
N=North, S=South, W=West, O=East (e.g. 57N 85O)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:50 points + 1 point for every degree difference in geo location, both latitude and longitude
QSO with Polar station: 100 points additional
QSO with RAEM Memorial Station: 300 points additional
 Multipliers:Polar stations multiply total QSO points by 1.1
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:January 27, 2015
 E-mail logs to:raem[at]srr[dot]ru
 Upload log at:http://www.logs.raem.srr.ru/
 Mail logs to:Alex Pashkov
P.O.Box 177
Novosibirsk 630032
Russia
 Find rules at:http://raem.srr.ru/contest/raem_2014/rules_eng_2014.php
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Dec 31
 Mode:CW
 Bands:40m Only
 Classes:Single Op (Fox/Hound)
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0330Z January 1, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Dec 31 and 1900Z-2000Z, Dec 31 and 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 1
 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 January 3, 2015
 Post log summary at:http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.cwops.org/cwt.html
   
QRP Fox Hunt: 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 2
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80m Only
 Classes:Single Op (Fox/Hound)
 Max power:5 watts
 Exchange:RST + (state/province/country) + name + power output
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0330Z January 3, 2015
 E-mail logs to:(see rules)
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrpfoxhunt.org/winter_rules.htm
   
NCCC Sprint Ladder: 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 2
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:100 watts
 Exchange:(see rules)
 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 KL7 and KH6) once per band
Each VE province 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:January 4, 2015
 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