Join the fun!
February 12 - 0100 through 0259 UTC, 2017 (2 hours)
(Sunday evening, February 11th, 6 to 7:59pm Mountain - North America local time)
CW Only - 3.560 7.040 14.060 MHz
(spread out as needed)
Don't forget! There's an extra 5 "bonus" points for working either NØCQC or WØCQC
(a total of up to 30 points can be earned by working both of 'em on all three bands...)
Photo permision Don Thomas (WØPEA's Mosley Pro-67B on
Rohn 45 at 70 feet in the Wichita ice storm, January 4-5, 2005)
We'll need volunteers to operate Colorado QRP Club call signs WØCQC and NØCQC to provide lucky operators with extra bonus points throughout the contest! Although each call sign can be transmitted simultaneously they need to be under the control of different operators at different locations.
This is a great opportunity to learn a bit about contesting during a short (and pleasant) two hour sprint so why not volunteer? (Contact Webmaster)
try "CQ W"
A maximum of 5 watts output for anyone wishing to submit a log for scoring.
(Those not wishing to compete can run any amount of power authorized by law although we'd still like to encourage you to use QRP!)
RST and SPC (State, Province, or Country)
Example: 559 CO
1 point for each contact, on each band, with each station (for a total of 3 points - you can contact the same station up to three times if each QSO is on a different band).
5 points, on each band (for a total of 30 points), for contacting WØCQC and/or NØCQC up to three times each on three different bands
Submit logs showing time, callsign worked, exchange, and QSO points for each station worked.Log Example:
Band Call Sign RST/RST SPC QSO Points 0104 40 WØCQC 579/579 CO 5 0105 40 KBØJFH 579/579 NC 1 0106 40 KBØACE 579/579 KS 1 0107 40 WBØJNR 599/599 CO 1 0110 40 NØCQC 599/599 CO 5 0111 20 KH6JDO 439/559 HI 1 0115 20 WBØJNR 599/599 CO 1 0149 20 NØCQC 599/589 CO 5 0205 20 WN6CDA 589/589 CA 1 0233 20 KH6UL 569/579 HI 1 0240 80 WBØJNR 599/599 CO 1 0249 80 WØCQC 599/599 CO 5 0257 80 NØCQC 599/599 CO 5 Total 33
Please exclude all duplicate contacts and advise us of your power output. Although not required, we would also appreciate
a description of your equipment, antenna(s), location (QTH), and if you were using a renewable energy source (solar, wind,
hydro, geothermal, etc.) Please provide a current email address.
Logs must be emailed no later than 30 days after the contest. Logs received after this deadline will be used as check logs only.
Email soapbox comments and logs (in spreadsheet format like the above example) to:
Vince Kumagai, KIØRB email@example.com
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