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April NAQCC Sprint

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  • Larry Makoski
    This Tuesday evening, the North American QRP CW Club will be holding its monthly sprint. Here are the particulars: Date and time: Wednesday April 11th,
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 9 6:06 PM

      This Tuesday evening, the North American QRP CW Club will be holding its monthly sprint.

      Here are the particulars:

      Date and time:
      Wednesday April 11th, 0030-0230 UTC
      (Remember that's Tuesday evening here in the USA)  That's  8:30 - 10:30 EDT, 7:30 - 9:30 CDT, 6:30 - 8:30 MDT and 5:30 - 7:30 PDT.

      Bands - Frequencies:
      80M - 3555-3565 kHz (Be courteous to FISTS operating on 3558 kHz)
      40M - 7039-7050 kHz (Avoid W1AW on 7047.5 kHz).
      20M - 14059-14065 kHz. General:
      A particular station may be worked once on each band. Operate CW only.
      All licensed amateurs are invited to participate, but only those operating QRP (5 watts or less) are eligible for awards.

      Call: CQ NA

      Exchange:
      RST - SPC (State Province or Country) - NAQCC Nr.
      (non-Members substitute power level for NAQCC Nr., e.g. 5W, 1W, etc. Be sure to add the W.)

      QSO Points:
      QSO with a Member, 2 points.
      QSO with a Non-member, 1 point.

      Multipliers:
      Each USA state
      Each VE province
      Each country except W/VE
      All multipliers count only once in the contest.

      Bonus:
      If you use only a straight key for the entire sprint, multiply your score by 2.
      If you use only a bug for the entire sprint, multiply your score by 1.5.
      If you key with anything other than a straight key or bug, there is no bonus multiplier.

      Categories:
      SWA - simple wire antennas - for those using a simple wire antenna per NAQCC definition.
      GAIN - gain antennas - for those using other than a simple wire antenna.

      Special Award:
      For the one making the highest score using an indoor antenna. At least 1/2 of the radiating portion of the antenna must be indoors.


      Entry Deadline:
      All entries must be RECEIVED before 2400Z on April 17, 2007. So submit as soon as possible, especially regular mail entries.

      For further information, please visit:  http://www.arm-tek.net/~yoel//sprintrules.html
      To join the NAQCC, please visit: http://www.arm-tek.net/~yoel//joinup.html

      73 de Larry W2LJ
      NAQCC #35

    • Larry Makoski
      This Tuesday evening, the North American QRP CW Club will be holding its monthly sprint. Here are the particulars: Date and time: Wednesday April 11th,
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 9 6:15 PM
        This Tuesday evening, the North American QRP CW Club will be holding its
        monthly sprint.

        Here are the particulars:

        Date and time:
        Wednesday April 11th, 0030-0230 UTC
        (Remember that's Tuesday evening here in the USA) That's 8:30 - 10:30
        EDT, 7:30 - 9:30 CDT, 6:30 - 8:30 MDT and 5:30 - 7:30 PDT.

        Bands - Frequencies:
        80M - 3555-3565 kHz (Be courteous to FISTS operating on 3558 kHz)
        40M - 7039-7050 kHz (Avoid W1AW on 7047.5 kHz).
        20M - 14059-14065 kHz. General:
        A particular station may be worked once on each band. Operate CW only.
        All licensed amateurs are invited to participate, but only those
        operating QRP (5 watts or less) are eligible for awards.

        Call: CQ NA

        Exchange:
        RST - SPC (State Province or Country) - NAQCC Nr.
        (non-Members substitute power level for NAQCC Nr., e.g. 5W, 1W, etc. Be
        sure to add the W.)

        QSO Points:
        QSO with a Member, 2 points.
        QSO with a Non-member, 1 point.

        Multipliers:
        Each USA state
        Each VE province
        Each country except W/VE
        All multipliers count only once in the contest.

        Bonus:
        If you use only a straight key for the entire sprint, multiply your
        score by 2.
        If you use only a bug for the entire sprint, multiply your score by 1.5.
        If you key with anything other than a straight key or bug, there is no
        bonus multiplier.

        Categories:
        SWA - simple wire antennas - for those using a simple wire antenna per
        NAQCC definition.
        GAIN - gain antennas - for those using other than a simple wire antenna.

        Special Award:
        For the one making the most 40 Meter QSOs.

        Entry Deadline:
        All entries must be RECEIVED before 2400Z on April 17, 2007. So submit
        as soon as possible, especially regular mail entries.

        For further information, please visit:
        http://www.arm-tek.net/~yoel//sprintrules.html
        To join the NAQCC, please visit: http://www.arm-tek.net/~yoel//joinup.html

        73 de Larry W2LJ
        NAQCC #35

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        73 de Larry W2LJ
        QRP - When you care to use the very least!

        http://www.w2lj.qrpradio.com
        http://w2lj.blogspot.com/
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