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25 DAYS AND 25 NIGHTS OF FUN

 When: 00:00 UTC Monday 01 January 2018 (19:00 EST Sunday 12/31/17)

Thru 04:59 UTC Friday January 26, 2018 (23:59 EST Thursday 1/25/18)

 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, local nets (all the stations on the net count if you list the call signs), here or abroad. A station may even be operated remotely!

 Bands & Modes: Work any legal mode and band allowed by your license class. Echo Link, IRLP and Wires X contacts are permitted.

 Repeater contacts are OK.

 Scoring:

 Two (2) points per AM or SSB contacts

Three (3) points per FM contact

Four (4) points per RTTY contact

Five (5) points per CW contact.

Six (6) points per DIGITAL contact

Seven (7) points per SSTV contact

Ten (10) points per ATV contact

Bonus Points:

Any contact via remote operation 100 points per contact.

Any contact above the 70 cm band 250 points per contact.

Any satellites including the ISS contacts 500 points per contact.

Any EME (earth-moon-earth) contact 1000 points per contact per team member

Other Info: The same station may be worked any number of times.

The Winner of this contest gets “the lamp” and will run the contest next year.

Results: E-mail log sheets to WB3FMT at joseph.miko@verizon.net by February 18, 2018.   Contest results will be reported at the March 7, 2018 meeting of the AERO Club!

WB3FMT was the winner of AERO's 25 days and nights of Fun in January 2017

          HAVE FUN - - TRY SOMETHING NEW !

ARRL Sponered Contests for 2017

January 2017
1          Straight Key Night
2-3       RTTY Roundup
3          Kids Day
30-1   January VHF

30-31 Winter Field Day

February 2017
8-12    School Club Roundup
20-21   International DX – CW

March 2017
5-6       International DX– Phone
April 2017
17        Rookie Roundup – Phone
June 2017
11-13   June VHF
18        Kids Day
25-26   Field Day

July 2017
9-10   IARU HF World Championship

August 2017
6 -7       August UHF
20-21   10 GHz & Up – Round 1
21        Rookie Roundup – RTTY
September 2017 
TBA      EME - 2.3 GHz & Up
10-12   September VHF
17- 19   10 GHz & Up– Round 2

October 2017
19-23   School Club Roundup
TBA      EME - 50 to 1296 MHz

November 2017
7-9       Nov. Sweepstakes – CW
21-23   Nov. Sweepstakes – Phone
TBA      EME - 50 to 1296 MHz

December 2017
4-6       160 Meter
12-13   10 Meter 
20        Rookie Roundup–CW

 

 

W3PGA particpated in the North American QSO PARTY results: 10 hours, 282 contacts, 20,586 points

 

2017 – 2018 NASA On the Air Event

The Amateur Radio club station at various NASA facilities plan to be on the air with special event operations throughout 2018.  Some club s will be offering commemorative QSL cards and a special certificate will be available indicating how many NASA club stations you worked on various bands and modes.  The event runs from December 11, 2017 through December 27, 2018 with the following key dates:

There will be other operations throughout the year.   See nasaontheair.wordpress.com for details and information about how to check your contacts and obtain a certificate.        QST Dec. 2017 pg91

20th anniversary of the ISS first element I, November 20, 201 8

There will be other operations throughout the year.   See nasaontheair.wordpress.com for details and information about how to check your contacts and obtain a certificate.        QST Dec. 2017 pg91

 

 

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