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          January 2021 Club Contest 25 Days was won by Bob WA3SWA

 

AERO AMATEUR RADIO CLUB

BEAT THE WINTER DOLDRUMS – 2021

Purpose: To work as many callsign PREFIXES as possible during the contest period. A PREFIX is the letter/numeral combination which forms the first part of the amateur call. Examples: N8, W8, WD8, HG1, HG19, KC2, OE2, OE25, LY1000, etc. Any difference in the numbering, lettering, or order of same shall count as a separate prefix.

When : 0000 UTC, Saturday January 1, 2022 (1900 EST, Friday December 31, 2021) thru 2359 UTC, Monday January 31, 2022 (1859 EST, Monday January 31, 2022)

Eligibility: All current AERO members.

Station: You may operate from any amateur radio station…from your home, a guest’s home, terrestrial mobile, maritime mobile, aeronautical mobile.

Bands & Modes: Work any bands and modes allowed by your license class. However, Echo Link, IRLP, Wires X (Internet modes) are not permitted. Repeater contacts are permitted.

Scoring: One (1) point per prefix worked. A prefix may be claimed for score ONLY once during the contest period.

Bonus Points: NONE

Other Info: Net contacts are permissible ONLY if you actually speak to the station. i.e. Station A is net control and Stations B and C check into the net. You check in with net control and pass traffic to Station C but never talk to Station B. You may claim only Stations A and C for credit.

Logs must be received by WA3SWA before 2359 UTC Monday February 7, 2022. Logs must contain, at a minimum, a list of all prefixes worked. They can be in any standard readable format or hardcopy. It is not necessary to include date, time, band, etc. You may email your log to wa3swa@gmail.com or bring it to the 1st club meeting in February.

Results will be announced at the February 16th Aero meeting. In the event of a tie, a random drawing will be held at the meeting to determine the winner.

 

ARRL Sponered Contests for 2021

ARRL 2022 Contest Calendar January - March

January 2022
+ AGB New Year Snowball Contest 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 1
+ SARTG New Year RTTY Contest 0800Z-1100Z, Jan 1
+ AGCW Happy New Year Contest 0900Z-1200Z, Jan 1
+ WW PMC Contest 1200Z, Jan 1 to 1200Z, Jan 2
+ AGCW VHF/UHF Contest 1400Z-1700Z, Jan 1 (144) and
  1700Z-1800Z, Jan 1 (432)
+ QRP ARCI New Years Sprint 1500Z-1800Z, Jan 1
+ Original QRP Contest 1500Z, Jan 1 to 1500Z, Jan 2
+ ARRL Kids Day 1800Z-2359Z, Jan 1
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 3
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Jan 3
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Jan 4
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0200Z-0400Z, Jan 4
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 4
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 5
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 5
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 5
+ VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Jan 5
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 5
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 5
+ Walk for the Bacon QRP Contest 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 6 and
  0200Z-0300Z, Jan 7
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 6
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Jan 6
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 6
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1800Z-1900Z, Jan 6 (CW) and
  1900Z-2000Z, Jan 6 (SSB) and
  2000Z-2100Z, Jan 6 (FM) and
  2100Z-2200Z, Jan 6 (Dig)
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 6
+ SKCC Sprint Europe 2000Z-2200Z, Jan 6
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 7
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 7
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 7
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 7
+ YB DX Contest 0000Z-2359Z, Jan 8
+ PODXS 070 Club PSKFest 0000Z-2400Z, Jan 8
+ Old New Year Contest 0500Z-0900Z, Jan 8
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, Jan 8 to 2400Z, Jan 9
+ RSGB AFS Contest, CW 1300Z-1700Z, Jan 8
+ ARRL RTTY Roundup 1800Z, Jan 8 to 2400Z, Jan 9
+ EUCW 160m Contest 2000Z-2300Z, Jan 8 and
  0400Z-0700Z, Jan 9
+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, SSB 0630Z-0830Z, Jan 10
+ DARC 10-Meter Contest 0900Z-1059Z, Jan 9
+ NRAU-Baltic Contest, CW 0900Z-1100Z, Jan 9
+ Midwinter Contest 1000Z-1400Z, Jan 9
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 10
+ 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint 0100Z-0300Z, Jan 10
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Jan 10
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Jan 11
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 11
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 12
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 12
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 12
+ VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Jan 12
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 12
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 13
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Jan 13
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 13
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 13
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 14
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 14
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 14
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 14
+ Malaysia DX Contest 0000Z-2359Z, Jan 15
+ UBA PSK63 Prefix Contest 1200Z, Jan 15 to 1200Z, Jan 16
+ PRO Digi Contest 1200Z, Jan 15 to 1159Z, Jan 16
+ Hungarian DX Contest 1200Z, Jan 15 to 1159Z, Jan 16
+ North American QSO Party, CW 1800Z, Jan 15 to 0559Z, Jan 16
+ ARRL January VHF Contest 1900Z, Jan 15 to 0359Z, Jan 17
+ WAB 1.8 MHz Phone 1900Z-2300Z, Jan 15
+ Feld Hell Sprint 2000Z, Jan 15 to 0559Z, Jan 16
+ RSGB AFS Contest, Data 1300Z-1700Z, Jan 16
+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 2300Z, Jan 16 to 0100Z, Jan 17
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 17
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Jan 17
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Jan 18
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 18
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 19
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 19
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 19
+ VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Jan 19
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 19
+ Walk for the Bacon QRP Contest 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 20 and
  0200Z-0300Z, Jan 21
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 20
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 20
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Jan 20
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 20
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 20
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 21
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 21
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 21
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 21
+ BARTG RTTY Sprint 1200Z, Jan 22 to 1200Z, Jan 23
+ RSGB AFS Contest, SSB 1300Z-1700Z, Jan 22
+ North American QSO Party, SSB 1800Z, Jan 22 to 0559Z, Jan 23
+ NA Collegiate Championship, SSB 1800Z, Jan 22 to 0559Z, Jan 23
+ Classic Exchange, Phone 1400Z, Jan 23 to 0800Z, Jan 24 and
  1400Z, Jan 25 to 0800Z, Jan 26
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 24
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Jan 24
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Jan 25
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 25
+ SKCC Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, Jan 26
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 26
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 26
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 26
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 26
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 26
+ AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest 2300Z, Jan 26 to 2300Z, Jan 27 and
  2300Z, Jan 29 to 2300Z, Jan 30
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0130Z-0330Z, Jan 27
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Jan 27
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Jan 27
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Jan 27
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 27
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Jan 28
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 28
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Jan 28
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Jan 28
+ CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW 2200Z, Jan 28 to 2200Z, Jan 30
+ REF Contest, CW 0600Z, Jan 29 to 1800Z, Jan 30
+ UBA DX Contest, SSB 1300Z, Jan 29 to 1300Z, Jan 30
+ Winter Field Day 1900Z, Jan 29 to 1900Z, Jan 30
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Jan 31
+ QCX Challenge 1300Z-1400Z, Jan 31
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Jan 31
+ QCX Challenge 1900Z-2000Z, Jan 31
 
February 2022
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Feb 1
+ QCX Challenge 0300Z-0400Z, Feb 1
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 1
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 2
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 2
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 2
+ VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Feb 2
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 2
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 2
+ Walk for the Bacon QRP Contest 0000Z-0100Z, Feb 3 and
  0200Z-0300Z, Feb 4
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Feb 3
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Feb 3
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 3
+ NRAU 10m Activity Contest 1800Z-1900Z, Feb 3 (CW) and
  1900Z-2000Z, Feb 3 (SSB) and
  2000Z-2100Z, Feb 3 (FM) and
  2100Z-2200Z, Feb 3 (Dig)
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 3
+ SKCC Sprint Europe 2000Z-2200Z, Feb 3
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 4
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 4
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 4
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 4
+ Vermont QSO Party 0000Z, Feb 5 to 2400Z, Feb 6
+ 10-10 Int. Winter Contest, SSB 0001Z, Feb 5 to 2359Z, Feb 6
+ EurAsia HF Championship 0600Z-1800Z, Feb 5
+ F9AA Cup, CW 1200Z, Feb 5 to 1200Z, Feb 6
+ Mexico RTTY International Contest 1200Z, Feb 5 to 2359Z, Feb 6
+ Minnesota QSO Party 1400Z-2400Z, Feb 5
+ FYBO Winter QRP Sprint 1400Z-2400Z, Feb 5
+ FISTS Saturday Sprint 1600Z-1800Z, Feb 5
+ AGCW Straight Key Party 1600Z-1900Z, Feb 5
+ British Columbia QSO Party 1600Z, Feb 5 to 0359Z, Feb 6 and
  1600Z-2359Z, Feb 6
+ European Union DX Contest 1800Z, Feb 5 to 1800Z, Feb 6
+ North American Sprint, CW 2300Z, Feb 5 to 0300Z, Feb 6
+ Classic Exchange, CW 1400Z, Feb 6 to 0800Z, Feb 7 and
  1400Z, Feb 8 to 0800Z, Feb 9
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Feb 7
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Feb 7
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, SSB 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 7
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Feb 8
+ ARS Spartan Sprint 0200Z-0400Z, Feb 8
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 8
+ NAQCC CW Sprint 0130Z-0330Z, Feb 9
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 9
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 9
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 9
+ VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Feb 9
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 9
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Feb 10
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Feb 10
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 10
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 10
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 11
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 11
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 11
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 11
+ CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest 0000Z, Feb 12 to 2359Z, Feb 13
+ SARL Field Day Contest 1000Z, Feb 12 to 1000Z, Feb 13
+ Asia-Pacific Spring Sprint, CW 1100Z-1300Z, Feb 12
+ Dutch PACC Contest 1200Z, Feb 12 to 1200Z, Feb 13
+ SKCC Weekend Sprintathon 1200Z, Feb 12 to 2400Z, Feb 13
+ KCJ Topband Contest 1200Z, Feb 12 to 2359Z, Feb 13
+ YLRL YL-OM Contest 1400Z, Feb 12 to 0200Z, Feb 14
+ OMISS QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 12 to 1500Z, Feb 13
+ RSGB 1.8 MHz Contest 1900Z-2300Z, Feb 12
+ AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party 2300Z, Feb 12 to 2300Z, Feb 13
+ Balkan HF Contest 1300Z-1700Z, Feb 13
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Feb 14
+ PODXS 070 Club Valentine Sprint 0000Z-2359Z, Feb 14
+ CQC Winter QSO Party 0100Z-0259Z, Feb 14
+ 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint 0100Z-0300Z, Feb 14
+ ARRL School Club Roundup 1300Z, Feb 14 to 2359Z, Feb 18
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Feb 14
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Feb 15
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 15
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 16
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 16
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 16
+ VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest 1700Z-2000Z, Feb 16
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 16
+ AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening 1900Z-2030Z, Feb 16
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, Data 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 16
+ Walk for the Bacon QRP Contest 0000Z-0100Z, Feb 17 and
  0200Z-0300Z, Feb 18
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Feb 17
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Feb 17
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 17
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 17
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 18
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 18
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 18
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 18
+ ARRL Inter. DX Contest, CW 0000Z, Feb 19 to 2400Z, Feb 20
+ Russian PSK WW Contest 1200Z, Feb 19 to 1159Z, Feb 20
+ Feld Hell Sprint 1900Z-2059Z, Feb 20
+ FISTS Sunday Sprint 2100Z-2300Z, Feb 20
+ Run for the Bacon QRP Contest 2300Z, Feb 20 to 0100Z, Feb 21
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Feb 21
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Feb 21
+ Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest 0100Z-0159Z, Feb 22
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 22
+ SKCC Sprint 0000Z-0200Z, Feb 23
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 23
+ Phone Weekly Test - Fray 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 23
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 23
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 23
+ UKEICC 80m Contest 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 23
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0300Z-0400Z, Feb 24
+ CWops Mini-CWT Test 0700Z-0800Z, Feb 24
+ RTTYOPS Weeksprint 1700Z-1900Z, Feb 24
+ EACW Meeting 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 24
+ RSGB 80m Club Championship, CW 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 24
+ NCCC RTTY Sprint 0145Z-0215Z, Feb 25
+ QRP Fox Hunt 0200Z-0330Z, Feb 25
+ NCCC Sprint 0230Z-0300Z, Feb 25
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 2000Z-2100Z, Feb 25
+ CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB 2200Z, Feb 25 to 2200Z, Feb 27
+ REF Contest, SSB 0600Z, Feb 26 to 1800Z, Feb 27
+ FTn DX Contest 1200Z, Feb 26 to 1200Z, Feb 27
+ UBA DX Contest, CW 1300Z, Feb 26 to 1300Z, Feb 27
+ South Carolina QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 26 to 0159Z, Feb 27
+ North American QSO Party, RTTY 1800Z, Feb 26 to 0559Z, Feb 27
+ NA Collegiate Championship, RTTY 1800Z, Feb 26 to 0559Z, Feb 27
+ High Speed Club CW Contest 1400Z-1700Z, Feb 27
+ North Carolina QSO Party 1500Z, Feb 27 to 0100Z, Feb 28
+ K1USN Slow Speed Test 0000Z-0100Z, Feb 28
+ QCX Challenge 1300Z-1400Z, Feb 28
+ OK1WC Memorial 1630Z-1729Z, Feb 28
+ QCX Challenge 1900Z-2000Z, Feb 28
+ RSGB FT4 Contest 2000Z-2130Z, Feb 28
 
March 2022
+ QCX Challenge 0300Z-0400Z, Mar 1
+ AGCW YL-CW Party 1900Z-2100Z, Mar 1
+ ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Mar 5 to 2400Z, Mar 6
+ Novice Rig Roundup 0000Z, Mar 5 to 2359Z, Mar 13
+ Wake-Up! QRP Sprint 0600Z-0800Z, Mar 5
+ Open Ukraine RTTY Championship 1800Z, Mar 5 to 1359Z, Mar 6
+ SARL Hamnet 40m Simulated Emerg Contest 1200Z-1400Z, Mar 6
+ YB DX RTTY Contest 0000Z-2359Z, Mar 12
+ RSGB Commonwealth (BERU) Contest 1000Z, Mar 12 to 1000Z, Mar 13
+ Oklahoma QSO Party 1400Z, Mar 12 to 2100Z, Mar 13
+ AGCW QRP Contest 1400Z-2000Z, Mar 12
+ Stew Perry Topband Challenge 1500Z, Mar 12 to 1500Z, Mar 13
+ EA PSK63 Contest 1600Z, Mar 12 to 1600Z, Mar 13
+ Idaho QSO Party 1900Z, Mar 12 to 1900Z, Mar 13
+ QRP ARCI Spring Thaw SSB Shootout 2200Z-2300Z, Mar 12
+ North American Sprint, RTTY 2300Z, Mar 12 to 0300Z, Mar 13
+ Wisconsin QSO Party 1800Z, Mar 13 to 0100Z, Mar 14
+ BARTG HF RTTY Contest 0200Z, Mar 19 to 0200Z, Mar 21
+ Russian DX Contest 1200Z, Mar 19 to 1200Z, Mar 20
+ AGCW VHF/UHF Contest 1400Z-1800Z, Mar 19
+ FOC QSO Party 0000Z-2359Z, Mar 26
+ CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB 0000Z, Mar 26 to 2400Z, Mar 27
 

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