Contests


First Saturday 
of every month
Microwave Activity Day (MAD)
Not a contest but a time to just get on
and generate some RF!


January
21-23
2017
2017 ARRL Jan. VHF Sweepstakes
link


April - 
May 
2017
SPRINT VHF+ Contests
144 MHz: 4/17/17 from 7 - 11 PM local
222 MHz: 4/25/17 from 7 - 11 PM local
432 MHz: 5/03/17 from 7 - 11 PM local

902 MHz and up:
5/6/17 from 8 AM - 2 PM local

50 MHz:
5/13/17 from 2300Z- 0300Z 5/14/17

Link here
May
6-7
2017
SBMS Contest(San Bernardino Microwave Society)
SBMS web site
contest rules here
June
10-11
2017
2017 ARRL Jun. VHF QSO Party
link here
July
15-16
2017
CQ WW VHF
Rules here. 
August
5-6
2017
2017 ARRL UHF Distance  Contest
(220MHz and Up)
Rules here

August
19-20
2017
2017 ARRL 10GHz+ Contest 1/2
Rules here
September
9-10
2017
2017 ARRL Sept. VHF QSO Party
Rules here
September
16-17
2017
2017 ARRL 10GHz+ Contest 2/2
Rules here
*August 13 - 
- October 8
2016
SPRINT VHF+ Contests
Schedule and rules

 
In addition to that, here are some additional events that are worth publishing (from ARRL Ham Radio calendar):

- January 3, 2017    Quadrantid Meteor Shower
- April 18, 2017       World Amateur Radio Day    (we should do something this day)
- April 23, 2017       Lyrid Meteor Shower
- May 5, 2017         Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower
- May 14, 2017       Mothers Day
- May 19-21, 2017   Dayton Hamvention
- June 10, 2017       Lyrid Meteor Shower
- June 18, 2017       Fathers Day
- June 24-25, 2017  ARRL Field Day
- July 22, 2017        Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower
- August 13, 2017   Perseid Meteor Shower
- August 21, 2017   Total Solar Eclipse 
- October 15, 2017  Scouts Jamboree On the Air (JOTA)
- October 21, 2017  Orionid Meteor Shower
- Nov. 12, 2017       Leonid Meteor Shower
- Dec. 9, 2017        Geminid Meteor Shower

We should show some activity on April 18 and August 21 as highlighted above.


 Lunar Weekend Calendar 2017
   (link to DL7APV web page here)

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