Contests this weekend

ARRL EME Contest — from 0000Z Nov 11-2400Z Nov 12. Frequencies: 50-1296 MHz (see Aug QST, p 95, or

Japan International DX Contest — Phone, from 0700Z Nov 11-1300Z Nov 12 (see Apr QST, p 100, or

Kentucky QSO Party — CW/Phone, sponsored by the Western KY DX Association from 1400Z Nov 11-0600Z Nov 12. Frequencies (MHz): CW — 1.815 and 60 kHz above band edge; SSB — 1.840, 3.985, 7.285, 14.285, 21.385, 28.585. Exchange: RS(T) and KY county or S/P/C. QSO points: 160 meters — 2 pts, CW — 2 pts, SSB — 1 pt. Score: QSO points × KY counties (KY stations add states and provinces) counted only once. KY mobiles add 1000 points for each activated county, min 10 QSOs (not incl home county). 100 bonus points for QSO with KY4DXA. For more information: Logs due Dec 31 to Western Kentucky DX Association, PO Box 73, Alvaton, KY 42122.

Worked All Europe DX Contest (WAEDC) — RTTY, from 0000Z Nov 11-2359Z Nov 12. Same rules as WAEDC Phone and CW, except everyone works everyone. QTC can only be exchanged between continents (see Aug QST, p 88, or

OK/OM DX Contest — CW, sponsored by the Czech Radio Club (CRC) from 1200Z Nov 11-1200Z Nov 12. Frequencies: 160-10 meters. Categories: SOAB-HP (>100 W), SOSB-HP, SOAB-LP, SOSB-LP, SOAB-QRP (<5 W), MS, SWL; packet spotting allowed for all categories. Exchange: RST plus serial number or OK/OM district. QSO points: EU to OK/OM -- 1 pt, non-EU to OK/OM -- 3 pts. Score: QSO points × OK/OM districts (OK/OM stations use WPX prefixes) counted once per band. For more information: Logs due Dec 1 to or OK-OM DX Contest, CRK, PO Box 69, 113 27 Praha 1, Czech Republic. CQ WE (Western Electric) -- CW/Phone/ Digital, from 1900Z Nov 11-0500Z Nov 13. Frequencies: 160 meters-70 centimeters (no repeater contacts). Contact as many hams as possible who currently work for, did work for, or are retired from any part of the pre-divestiture "Bell System" or any company created from it. Categories: SOAB (Bell and non-Bell). Exchange: Call, name, Bell location, years of Bell service (non-Bell send ZZ and 1). QSO points: equal to years of service. Score: sum of QSO points × location codes for each mode (locations counted once only). For more information: Send logs to or Carl L. Yaffey K8NU, 435 Walhalla Rd, Columbus, OH 43202.