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Wisconsin QSO Party, 3/11/2012 1800Z - 3/12/2012 0100Z (1:00PM CDT to 8:00PM CDT)

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  • Mark Thompson
    www.warac.org/wqp/wiqp_rules.htm West Allis Radio Amateur Club A Non-Profit Educational Organization 2012 Wisconsin QSO Party RULES DATE/TIME: March 11, 2012
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    .W.A.R.A.C.West Allis Radio Amateur Club
    A Non-Profit Educational Organization

    2012
    Wisconsin QSO Party
    RULES

    DATE/TIME:March 11, 2012 from 1800Z to 0100Z March 12 (1:00PM CDT to 8:00PM CDT)
    Note: This is the first day of Daylight Savings Time!
    MODES:CW and Phone. All stations may be worked once per mode on each band. In addition, mobiles may be worked once per mode per Wisconsin county that they operate from. Mobiles cannot sit on a county line.
    ENTRY CLASSES:Single Operator Fixed Single Operator Mobile Single Operator Tech Single Operator BeginnerMulti Operator Fixed Multi Operator Mobile Multi Operator Tech Multi Xmtr/Multi Op Fixed Multi Xmtr/Multi Op Mobile
    EXCHANGE:
    Wisconsin stations send County.
    Non-Wisconsin stations send State or Province or Country.
    POWER LEVEL:
    (Choose one)
    QRP (less than 5 watts) Low (5 to 150 watts) High (over 150W)
    SUGGESTED FREQUENCIES:All amateur bands and modes not prohibited for contesting may be used. No Repeater QSO's.
    CW:
    Phone:
    3.550, 7.050, 14.050, 15M, 10M, 6M, 2M and up.
    3.890, 7.230, 14.290, 21.350, 28.400, 6M, 2M and up.
    SCORING:Phone contacts count 1 QSO Point; CW contacts count 2 QSO points (digital scores as CW).
    Multiply CW + Phone points by Power Level multiplier (QRP = 2.0; Low = 1.5; High = 1.0) to determine CONTACT points.
    WISCONSIN STATIONS: Multiply CONTACT points by the sum of Wisconsin counties (max. 72), plus states (max. 50) plus Canadian provinces (max. 13) worked. Note: DX countries worked count for QSO points but not as multipliers.
    NON-WISCONSIN STATIONS: Multiply CONTACT points by the number of Wisconsin counties worked (max.72). Note: Only Wisconsin contacts count.
    BONUS:WISCONSIN MOBILES/PORTABLES: Add 500 bonus points for each county that you operate from outside your home county. A minimum of 12 QSOs per county is required to qualify. Portable location cannot be at existing station location. Must be a temporary location just for WIQP.
    LOGS:

    Electronic log format
    Entries must contain a log consisting of: time (GMT), call, band, state/province, Wisconsin county, mode and a complete Score Summary including YOUR name, address and call. Paper logs containing more than 200 QSOs must be accompanied by a dupe sheet (separate dupe sheet for each mode). Mobile entries must indicate county changes in log. Logs are due by April 12, 2012, either by email to k9kr@... or by regular mail to:

         Wisconsin QSO Party
         West Allis Radio Amateur Club
         P. O. Box 1072
         Milwaukee, WI 53201
    AWARDS:WISCONSIN: Awards will be presented to the following:
    1. Highest single operator score in the QSO Party.
    2. 10 highest single operator scores in each entry class.
    3. Highest multi-operator score in each entry class.
    4. Highest single operator fixed score and single operator mobile score
    5. Highest aggregate club score (club member stations to be located within 50 miles of the club, except for mobiles and portables).
    NON-WISCONSIN: Awards will be presented to the following:
    1. Highest single operator score in the QSO Party.
    2. Highest single operator score in each single operator category in each state/province.
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