In December each year, Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) sponsors the Canada Winter Contest. Amateurs all over the world are invited to participate.
Contest Period: 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC on
December 17, 2022.
Bands and Modes: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6 and 2 metres, CW and
phone (SSB, FM, AM, etc.)
Suggested frequencies: CW – 25 kHz up from the band edge and for
SSB – 1850, 3775, 7075*, 7225, 14175, 21250 and 28500 kHz. Check for
CW activity on the half-hour.
*Note: For 7075 kHz please watch for conflicts in the band plan where
there are overlaps with other modes of operation.
Exchange: Stations in Canada send RS(T) and province or territory.
VEØs and stations outside Canada send RS(T) and a serial number.
QSOs: Contacts with stations in Canada or VEØs are worth 10 points.
Contacts with stations outside Canada are worth 2 points. Contacts with
RAC official stations are worth 20 points.
RAC official stations are: VA2RAC, VA3RAC, VE1RAC, VE4RAC, VE5RAC,
VE6RAC, VE7RAC, VE8RAC, VE9RAC, VO1RAC, VO2RAC, VY0RAC, VY1RAC
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