Here is yet another weekend with a major contest: the ARRL International DX Contest, CW! Both CW and SSB ARRL DX contests represent a great opportunity to non-Americans to work rare states for their WAS awards. This contest is set to run the [...]
This coming weekend will provide a lot of opportunities to test your contest skills in RTTY, CW and SSB.
The CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest is one of the most important in this mode and the hunting is on prefixes, rather than DXCC entities.
3 February 2017
Heli DD0VR informs DxCoffee readers:
1 February 2017
Bigi DE3BWR and Heli DD0VR have informed us that they will operate QRP this winter from several Caribbean islands, starting [...]
From 12:00 UTC, Saturday, to 11:59 UTC, Sunday, the Black Sea Contest will be taking place on CW/SSB, organized by the Ukrainian Black Sea Contest Club. It’s a worldwide contest where all stations may contact one another. However, [...]
This coming weekend looks quite busy as far as contests are concerned.
Let’s start with the CQ 160 Meter CW Contest, which will be taking place between Friday, 2200Z and Sunday, 2200Z.
The deadline for log submissions is five days from [...]
We got a request from Col MM0NDX to share a statement written by Vlad UA4WHX about the current situation of amateur radio in Algeria and particularly of ARA, the Algerian radio league. Here is Vlad’s statement, as it appears on dx-world.net/perilous-state-of-amateur-radio-in-algeria:
This weekend we take note of the Hungarian DX contest where it is possible to take part on SSB, CW or mixed on the HF bands including 160 meters.
Organizer: Hungarian Radio Amateur Society.
Time: from Saturday 12:00 UTC to Sunday 11:59 UTC.
We have received the following note from John K9EL. Hurry up for your submission:
“We hope everyone had an exciting year of DX in 2016. CQ’s annual DX Marathon is a great way to keep motivated each year looking for DX. The Marathon [...]
On the new year’s first weekend, the main contests are the WW PMC from Slovenia and the ARRL RTTY Roundup.
PMC stands for Peace Messenger Cities. The complete list is available at http://www.s59dcd.si/en10/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=75:pmc-reference-list&catid=54:ww-pmc&Itemid=93.
For this weekend, we take note of the Croatian CW Contest, taking place from Saturday, 1400 UTC to Sunday, 1400 UTC on 1,8/3,5/7/14/21/28 MHz.
10 points contacts with 9A stations on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 6 points on 14/21/28 MHz
6 points [...]