ARRL says NO to contest dueling CQs

ARRL says NO to contest dueling CQs

Same-Band “Dueling CQs” Now Prohibited in All ARRL Contests ARRL has clarified its contest rules to clearly prohibit the practice of interleaved CQs — also known as “dueling CQs” — on two or more frequencies in the same band. The…


Amplitude Modulation is coming back

AM Rally on April 1-3 Weekend an Opportunity to Try a Vintage Mode If you’re not familiar with full-carrier amplitude modulation (AM) or have never used it on the air, you’ll have a chance during the AM Rally during the…

ARRL 10 meter contest

ARRL 10 meter contest

Don’t forget the ARRL 10 meter contest (Phone/CW) this coming weekend: Objective: For Amateurs worldwide to exchange QSO information with as many stations as possible on the 10 meter band. Online Log Submission: Participants can now submit their Cabrillo-formatted contest logs via…

CQ worldwide WPX CW contest

Thoughts about the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest

This past weekend many of us participated in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. Just for fun I thought I would share some of my contest observations on this blog. First and foremost let me say I love this contest….

RTTY machine

ARRL RTTY Roundup is coming

RTTY’ers, get ready… The ARRL RTTY Roundup over the January 2-3 weekend is a veritable digital festival, so dust off those keyboards! In addition to conventional Baudot, RTTY Roundup ops may use ASCII, AMTOR, PSK31, and Packet (attended). It’s very…