For the contesters, and wanna be contesters in Southwestern Michigan,
the CQ WPX contest is an easy one in which to get one's feet wet.
And, there's a good webinar concerning the CQ WPX by K5ZD, the outgoing
CQ WPX manager, now on the web @
If that get trauncated in transmission, try this tiny url:
Lots of info, somewhat pedantic, but worthwhile if you plan to be in
either the Silly Side Band (this weekend) or the Corn Whiskey version
(May 25/26) of this contest.
I'll be operating with my usual "mighty" 5 watts, using WQ8RP, the
Michigan QRP Club call, in the CW version on May 25/26. The call WQ8RP
is such a tongue twister that, after trying it on one Silly Side Band
contest, I took a vow NEVER to try it again on SSB. (but WQ8 has been a
"unique" prefix in the past few WPX contests).
72/73 de n8xx Hg
QRP >99.44% of the time