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State QSO Parties this weekend

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  • Hank Greeb
    There are a bunch of State QSO parties this weekend Iowa QSO Party: 1400Z-2300Z, Oct 19, Rules @ http://www.wa0dx.org/IAQSO/ New York QSO Party: 1400Z, Oct 19
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 17, 2013
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      There are a bunch of State QSO parties this weekend

      Iowa QSO Party: 1400Z-2300Z, Oct 19, Rules @

      http://www.wa0dx.org/IAQSO/

      New York QSO Party: 1400Z, Oct 19 to 0200Z, Oct 20, Rules @
      http://nyqp.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/NYQSO-Party_Rules_2013.pdf
      If the above gets truncated in transmission, try this itty bitt url
      http://goo.gl/8hceRo

      Illinois QSO Party: 1700Z, Oct 20 to 0100Z, Oct 21, Rules @
      http://www.w9awe.org/ILQP%202013%20Rules.pdf

      An "interesting" specialty contest is the Stew Perry Top Band Challenge, called the "Pre-Stew".   This is a 160 meter only contest, but has an interesting wrinkle, in that there are multipliers based on distance between locations of the contacts (i.e, if you work Australia from Michigan you get a larger multiplier than if you work your neighbor across town).  There is also a multiplier for working <5 watts (typically called QRP).   Even a High Power station gets a multiplier for working a station who is running lower power!  Anyway, the details are

      Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Oct 19 to 1500Z, Oct 20, Rules @
      http://www.kkn.net/stew/stew.rules.txt
      Note the rules say December 2012, but they haven't changed.

    • Richards
      Thanks Hank!! Should be fun. ... ______________________________________________
      Message 2 of 2 , Oct 17, 2013
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        Thanks Hank!! Should be fun.

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        On 10/17/2013 9:39 AM, Hank Greeb wrote:
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        > There are a bunch of State QSO parties this weekend

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