WWROF Webinar on Contest Season Propagation Outlook Posted

The October 4 webinar, “A Look at Propagation for the 2017 2018 Contest Season,” sponsored by the World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF), has been posted. Conducting the webinar were Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA, and Frank Donovan, W3LPL. Contesters and DXers alike will appreciate their predictions and suggestions as to what to expect over the […]

Hawaii QSO Party, Grid Madness Events Just Ahead

 

Hawaii is not just a US state, but a separate DXCC entity and at some distance from the continental US. This ups the challenge quotient for participants in the Hawaii QSO Party, set for August 26-28. The rules have been slightly revised to be more in line with those of other state QSO […]

ARRL Contest Rule Changes, Clarifications Reflect “Best Practices” in Radiosport

Just ahead of the 2017-2018 contest season, ARRL has announced rule changes and clarifications to League-sponsored contests. These include an improved process for submitting logs and reporting scores. Unless otherwise noted, these changes become effective starting with the September VHF Contest.

 

“These changes reflect current ‘best practices’ in the contest community and help […]

2017 Rookie Roundup (SSB)

The next Rookie Roundup will be Sunday, April 16, using SSB.

NEW RULES – MORE ROOKIES!

• You can be a Rookie if you were first licensed in 2017, 2016 or 2015 – send the year you were first licensed in the exchange.

• Starting in April, if you were licensed before 2015 you can […]