Contest Objective: To support amateur self-training in radiocommunications, including improving amateur operating skills, conducting technical investigations, and intercommunicating with other amateurs. Stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) exchange information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands.
CW: First full weekend in November (November 7-9, 2020).
Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 21-23, 2020).
Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday.
There are now a total of 84 ARRL/RAC sections, as RAC has separated Prince Edward Island (PE) from the Maritime (MAR) Section. Make sure your contest logging software and “country” (CTY) files have been updated so that those abbreviations are recognized and credited properly.
In addition, effective April 1, 2020, RAC has realigned the Ontario South (ONS) and Greater Toronto area (GTA) sections- with the City of Hamilton and the Regional Municipality of Niagara moving from ONS to GTA.
Visit contests.arrl.org/contestmultipliers.php for a complete list of contest multipliers and their abbreviations.
Contest rules are now maintained as a single downloadable document (see below).
For contest information contact email@example.com or (860) 594-0232.
[For more information, visit <http://www.arrl.org/sweepstakes>.]