About the Contest Update
The ARRL Contest Update is published every other Wednesday (26 times each year), by the American Radio Relay League--The national association for Amateur Radio.
The ARRL Contest Update offers a useful source of timely information for both the active and casual contester. The Update includes information about events during the following two-week period, time-sensitive news items, upcoming deadlines and other news of interest to contesters.
For permission to quote or reprint material from the ARRL Contest Update, send a request including the issue date, a description of the material requested and a description of where you intend to use the reprinted material to the ARRL Editorial & Production Department.
Editorial questions or comments: Ward Silver, N0AX, Editor
Delivery problems: If you are having trouble getting the ARRL Contest Update, let us know.
ARRL members first must register on the Members Only Web Site. You'll have an opportunity during registration to sign up for e-mail delivery of the ARRL Contest Update, W1AW bulletins and other material.
ARRL members may subscribe to the ARRL Contest Update by going to their myARRL profile.
Note that you must be logged in to the site to access this page. Scroll down to the section "Which of the following would you like to receive automatically via e-mail from ARRL?" Check the box for "ARRL Contest Update (biweekly contest newsletter)" and you're all set.
Past issues of the ARRL Contest Update are available. Issues are posted to this page after publication.
The ARRL Contest Update e-mail is formatted with both HTML (rich text) and plain-text versions. Most e-mail reading programs provide some means of accessing the plain-text version if you want it. Here are some techniques to use:
Click the Read tab Check the Read All Messages In Plain Text box
When you open the e-mail, it will be in plain text without images. Other e-mail programs may be able to make a Mail Rule for email received from the address email@example.com so that the plain-text-only display is selected automatically.