Purpose: To encourage emergency operating preparedness in the winter.
When: The contest runs for 24 hours during the last full weekend in January each year from 1700 UTC (12:00 noon EST) Saturday to 1700 UTC (12:00 noon EST) Sunday. For 2014, the dates are January 25 and 26, 2014. Station set up may begin no earlier than 1300 UTC (8:00 AM EST) on January 25, 2014.
Bands: All bands, except 12, 17, 30 and 60 meters.
Modes: Any mode.
see http://www.spar-hams.org/contests/winterfd/index.php?pg=2 for full details