At the moment I only have an HF receiver (or I will when I build it, hopefully soon). Are there any contests I can participate in, or ways for me to participate in a contest without borrowing a transmitter or working with an amateur who has one?
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Are there ways for people with receivers to participate in contests?
There is a complete list of all Amateur contests at: http://www.hornucopia.com/. Some ham contests include a category for SWLs, others don't. Check the contest's rules at this site to see if includes an SWL category.
Most contests welcome logs from SWL especially when you are confirming the qso's and the values that are being sent.
I have (and continue) to issue ask cards for SWL-ers who confirm qso's I have made either in a contest or in normal mode.
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