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2017

August 2017

+ TARA Grid Dip Shindig 0000Z-2400Z, Aug 5

+ 10-10 Int. Summer Contest, SSB 0001Z, Aug 5 to 2359Z, Aug 6

+ European HF Championship 1200Z-2359Z, Aug 5

+ North American QSO Party, CW 1800Z, Aug 5 to 0600Z, Aug 6

+ SARL HF Phone Contest 1300Z-1630Z, Aug 6

+ WAE DX Contest, CW 0000Z, Aug 12 to 2359Z, Aug 13

+ Maryland-DC QSO Party 1600Z, Aug 12 to 2400Z, Aug 13

+ SARTG WW RTTY Contest 0000Z, Aug 19 to 1600Z, Aug 20

+ ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest 0600 local, Aug 19 to 2400 local, Aug 20

+ North American QSO Party, SSB 1800Z, Aug 19 to 0600Z, Aug 20

+ Hawaii QSO Party 0700Z, Aug 26 to 2200Z, Aug 27

+ YO DX HF Contest 1200Z, Aug 26 to 1200Z, Aug 27

+ SCC RTTY Championship 1200Z, Aug 26 to 1159Z, Aug 27

+ Ohio QSO Party 1600Z, Aug 26 to 0400Z, Aug 27

+ SARL HF CW Contest 1400Z-1600Z, Aug 27

September 2017

+ All Asian DX Contest, Phone 0000Z, Sep 2 to 2400Z, Sep 3

+ Wake-Up! QRP Sprint 0600Z-0800Z, Sep 2

+ AGCW Straight Key Party 1300Z-1600Z, Sep 2

+ DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest 1100Z-1700Z, Sep 3

+ MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint 2300Z, Sep 4 to 0300Z, Sep 5

+ WAE DX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Sep 9 to 2359Z, Sep 10

+ FOC QSO Party 0000Z-2359Z, Sep 9

+ ARRL September VHF Contest 1800Z, Sep 9 to 0300Z, Sep 11

+ North American Sprint, CW 0000Z-0400Z, Sep 10

+ Swiss HTC QRP Sprint 1300Z-1900Z, Sep 10

+ SARL VHF/UHF Analogue/Digital Contest 1600Z, Sep 15 to 1000Z, Sep 17

+ ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest 0600 local, Sep 16 to 2400 local, Sep 17

+ Scandinavian Activity Contest, CW 1200Z, Sep 16 to 1200Z, Sep 17

+ SRT HF Contest SSB 1300Z, Sep 16 to 1300Z, Sep 17

+ QRP Afield 1500Z, Sep 16 to 0300Z, Sep 17

+ Washington State Salmon Run 1600Z, Sep 16 to 2400Z, Sep 17

+ North American Sprint, RTTY 0000Z-0400Z, Sep 17

+ CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY 0000Z, Sep 23 to 2400Z, Sep 24

+ Maine QSO Party 1200Z, Sep 23 to 1200Z, Sep 24

+ UK/EI DX Contest, SSB 1200Z, Sep 30 to 1200Z, Oct 1

+ Russian WW MultiMode Contest 1200Z, Sep 30 to 1159Z, Oct 1

+ Texas QSO Party 1400Z, Sep 30 to 2000Z, Oct 1

October 2017

+ North American SSB Sprint Contest 0000Z-0400Z, Oct 1

+ German Telegraphy Contest 0700Z-0959Z, Oct 3

+ SARL 80m QSO Party 1700Z-2000Z, Oct 5

+ YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest 1400Z, Oct 6 to 0200Z, Oct 8

+ 15-Meter SSTV Dash Contest 0000Z, Oct 7 to 2359Z, Oct 8

+ Oceania DX Contest, Phone 0800Z, Oct 7 to 0800Z, Oct 8

+ California QSO Party 1600Z, Oct 7 to 2159Z, Oct 8

+ 10-10 Int. 10-10 Day Sprint 0001Z-2359Z, Oct 10

+ Makrothen RTTY Contest 0000Z, Oct 14 to 1559Z, Oct 15

+ Oceania DX Contest, CW 0800Z, Oct 14 to 0800Z, Oct 15

+ Scandinavian Activity Contest, SSB 1200Z, Oct 14 to 1200Z, Oct 15

+ Pennsylvania QSO Party 1600Z, Oct 14 to 2200Z, Oct 15

+ Arizona QSO Party 1600Z, Oct 14 to 2359Z, Oct 15

+ FISTS Fall Unlimited Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, Oct 14

+ Asia-Pacific Fall Sprint, CW 0000Z-0200Z, Oct 15

+ ARRL School Club Roundup 1300Z, Oct 16 to 2359Z, Oct 20

+ 10-10 Int. Fall Contest, CW 0001Z, Oct 21 to 2359Z, Oct 22

+ New York QSO Party 1400Z, Oct 21 to 0200Z, Oct 22

+ Worked All Germany Contest 1500Z, Oct 21 to 1459Z, Oct 22

+ Illinois QSO Party 1700Z, Oct 22 to 0100Z, Oct 23

+ RSGB RoLo CW 1900Z-2030Z, Oct 22

+ CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Oct 28 to 2400Z, Oct 29

November 2017

+ Ukrainian DX Contest 1200Z, Nov 4 to 1200Z, Nov 5

+ ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, CW 2100Z, Nov 4 to 0300Z, Nov 6

+ High Speed Club CW Contest 0900Z-1700Z, Nov 5

+ DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest 1100Z-1700Z, Nov 5

+ WAE DX Contest, RTTY 0000Z, Nov 11 to 2359Z, Nov 12

+ 10-10 Int. Fall Contest, Digital 0001Z, Nov 11 to 2359Z, Nov 12

+ JIDX Phone Contest 0700Z, Nov 11 to 1300Z, Nov 12

+ OK/OM DX Contest, CW 1200Z, Nov 11 to 1200Z, Nov 12

+ CQ-WE Contest 1900Z, Nov 11 to 0500Z, Nov 13

+ YO International PSK31 Contest 1600Z-2200Z, Nov 17

+ SARL Field Day Contest 1000Z, Nov 18 to 1000Z, Nov 19

+ LZ DX Contest 1200Z, Nov 18 to 1200Z, Nov 19

+ All Austrian 160-Meter Contest 1600Z, Nov 18 to 0700Z, Nov 19

+ ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, SSB 2100Z, Nov 18 to 0300Z, Nov 20

+ CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW 0000Z, Nov 25 to 2400Z, Nov 26

December 2017

+ ARRL 160-Meter Contest 2200Z, Dec 1 to 1600Z, Dec 3

+ Wake-Up! QRP Sprint 0600Z-0800Z, Dec 2

+ TOPS Activity Contest 1600Z, Dec 2 to 1559Z, Dec 3

+ Ten-Meter RTTY Contest 0000Z-2400Z, Dec 3

+ ARRL 10-Meter Contest 0000Z, Dec 9 to 2359Z, Dec 10

+ AGB-Party Contest 2100Z-2400Z, Dec 15

+ OK DX RTTY Contest 0000Z-2400Z, Dec 16

+ Croatian CW Contest 1400Z, Dec 16 to 1400Z, Dec 17

+ RAEM Contest 0000Z-1159Z, Dec 24

+ DARC Christmas Contest 0830Z-1059Z, Dec 26

+ RAC Winter Contest 0000Z-2359Z, Dec 30

+ Stew Perry Topband Challenge 1500Z, Dec 30 to 1500Z, Dec 31

2018

January 2018

+ SARTG New Year RTTY Contest 0800Z-1100Z, Jan 1

+ AGCW Happy New Year Contest 0900Z-1200Z, Jan 1

+ WW PMC Contest 1200Z, Jan 6 to 1200Z, Jan 7

+ ARRL RTTY Roundup 1800Z, Jan 6 to 2400Z, Jan 7

+ EUCW 160m Contest 2000Z, Jan 6 to 0700Z, Jan 7

+ North American QSO Party, CW 1800Z, Jan 13 to 0600Z, Jan 14

+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, CW 0630Z-0830Z, Jan 14

+ DARC 10-Meter Contest 0900Z-1059Z, Jan 14

+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, SSB 0900Z-1100Z, Jan 14

+ Midwinter Contest 1000Z-1400Z, Jan 14

+ LZ Open Contest 0000Z-0400Z, Jan 20

+ Hungarian DX Contest 1200Z, Jan 20 to 1200Z, Jan 21

+ North American QSO Party, SSB 1800Z, Jan 20 to 0600Z, Jan 21

+ CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW 2200Z, Jan 26 to 2159Z, Jan 28

+ REF Contest, CW 0600Z, Jan 27 to 1800Z, Jan 28

+ BARTG RTTY Sprint 1200Z, Jan 27 to 1200Z, Jan 28

+ UBA DX Contest, SSB 1300Z, Jan 27 to 1300Z, Jan 28

+ Winter Field Day 1700Z, Jan 27 to 1700Z, Jan 28

February 2018

+ Vermont QSO Party 0000Z, Feb 3 to 2400Z, Feb 4

+ 10-10 Int. Winter Contest, SSB 0001Z, Feb 3 to 2359Z, Feb 4

+ Black Sea Cup International 1200Z, Feb 3 to 1159Z, Feb 4

+ Minnesota QSO Party 1400Z-2400Z, Feb 3

+ AGCW Straight Key Party 1600Z-1900Z, Feb 3

+ British Columbia QSO Party 1600Z, Feb 3 to 0400Z, Feb 4

+ Mexico RTTY International Contest 1800Z, Feb 3 to 1759Z, Feb 4

+ North American Sprint, CW 0000Z-0400Z, Feb 4

+ CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest 0000Z, Feb 10 to 2400Z, Feb 11

+ SARL Field Day Contest 1000Z, Feb 10 to 1000Z, Feb 11

+ Asia-Pacific Spring Sprint, CW 1100Z-1300Z, Feb 10

+ Dutch PACC Contest 1200Z, Feb 10 to 1200Z, Feb 11

+ FISTS Winter Unlimited Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, Feb 10

+ ARRL Inter. DX Contest, CW 0000Z, Feb 17 to 2400Z, Feb 18

+ AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening 1900Z-2030Z, Feb 21

+ CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB 2200Z, Feb 23 to 2159Z, Feb 25

+ REF Contest, SSB 0600Z, Feb 24 to 1800Z, Feb 25

+ UBA DX Contest, CW 1300Z, Feb 24 to 1300Z, Feb 25

+ North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Feb 24 to 0600Z, Feb 25

+ High Speed Club CW Contest 0900Z-1700Z, Feb 25

March 2018

+ ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Mar 3 to 2400Z, Mar 4

+ Wake-Up! QRP Sprint 0600Z-0800Z, Mar 3

+ SARL Hamnet 40m Simulated Emerg Contest 1200Z-1400Z, Mar 4

+ AGCW YL-CW Party 1900Z-2100Z, Mar 6

+ AGCW QRP Contest 1400Z-2000Z, Mar 10

+ EA PSK63 Contest 1600Z, Mar 10 to 1600Z, Mar 11

+ Idaho QSO Party 1900Z, Mar 10 to 1900Z, Mar 11

+ North American Sprint, RTTY 0000Z-0400Z, Mar 11

+ Wisconsin QSO Party 1800Z, Mar 11 to 0100Z, Mar 12

+ SARL VHF/UHF Analogue/Digital Contest 1600Z, Mar 16 to 1000Z, Mar 18

+ BARTG HF RTTY Contest 0200Z, Mar 17 to 0200Z, Mar 19

+ Russian DX Contest 1200Z, Mar 17 to 1200Z, Mar 18

+ CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Mar 24 to 2400Z, Mar 25

+ FOC QSO Party 0000Z-2359Z, Mar 31

+ UK/EI DX Contest, CW 1200Z, Mar 31 to 1200Z, Apr 1

+ Russian WW MultiMode Contest 1200Z, Mar 31 to 1159Z, Apr 1

April 2018

+ SARL 80m QSO Party 1700Z-2000Z, Apr 5

+ LZ Open 40m Sprint Contest 0400Z-0800Z, Apr 7

+ SP DX Contest 1500Z, Apr 7 to 1500Z, Apr 8

+ JIDX CW Contest 0700Z, Apr 14 to 1300Z, Apr 15

+ Georgia QSO Party 1800Z, Apr 14 to 2359Z, Apr 15

+ Hungarian Straight Key Contest 1500Z-1700Z, Apr 15

+ Holyland DX Contest 2100Z, Apr 20 to 2100Z, Apr 21

+ ES Open HF Championship 0500Z-0859Z, Apr 21

+ CQMM DX Contest 1200Z, Apr 21 to 2359Z, Apr 22

+ Michigan QSO Party 1600Z, Apr 21 to 0400Z, Apr 22

+ Ontario QSO Party 1800Z, Apr 21 to 1800Z, Apr 22

+ YU DX Contest 2100Z, Apr 21 to 1700Z, Apr 22

+ 10-10 Int. Spring Contest, Digital 0001Z, Apr 28 to 2359Z, Apr 29

+ SP DX RTTY Contest 1200Z, Apr 28 to 1200Z, Apr 29

+ Helvetia Contest 1300Z, Apr 28 to 1259Z, Apr 29

+ Florida QSO Party 1600Z, Apr 28 to 2159Z, Apr 29

May 2018

+ AGCW QRP/QRP Party 1300Z-1900Z, May 1

+ 10-10 Int. Spring Contest, CW 0001Z, May 5 to 2359Z, May 6

+ ARI International DX Contest 1200Z, May 5 to 1159Z, May 6

+ 7th Call Area QSO Party 1300Z, May 5 to 0700Z, May 6

+ Indiana QSO Party 1600Z, May 5 to 0400Z, May 6

+ Delaware QSO Party 1700Z, May 5 to 2359Z, May 6

+ New England QSO Party 2000Z, May 5 to 2400Z, May 6

+ CQ-M International DX Contest 1200Z, May 12 to 1159Z, May 13

+ VOLTA WW RTTY Contest 1200Z, May 12 to 1200Z, May 13

+ FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint 1700Z-2100Z, May 12

+ His Maj. King of Spain Contest, CW 1200Z, May 19 to 1200Z, May 20

+ Baltic Contest 2100Z, May 19 to 0200Z, May 20

+ CQ WW WPX Contest, CW 0000Z, May 26 to 2400Z, May 27

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