Re: The North American QSO Party Starts at Noon (CST)Today


Frank Sellers <n6aq@...>
 

Great thanks.. I guess I did alright. So I wonder since I have a 6 call it will be listed under 6's even though I live in Texas?

Frank N6AQ
http://www.hillcountrydx.com

----- Original Message -----
From: davidftx@swbell.net
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 6:36 AM
Subject: Re: [W5SC] The North American QSO Party Starts at Noon (CST)Today


Extremely respectable, make sure you submit your score. Here are the results from last years NAQP: http://www.ncjweb.com/ssbnaqp012007.pdf Scroll down to "Single Operator Scores" to see where you fit in. They are sorted by call area.

----- Original Message ----
From: Frank Sellers <n6aq@n6aq.com>
To: W5SC@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:49:19 PM
Subject: Re: [W5SC] The North American QSO Party Starts at Noon (CST)Today

Ok worked the contest

stations worked: 487
score:43,343
time: 09:59:36

so how did I do, any good?

Frank N6AQ
http://www.hillcoun trydx.com

davidftx@swbell. net wrote:
>
> A single operator can only work 10 of the 12 hours of a contest, so
> you have forced breaks. These breaks must be in at least 30 minute
> blocks. For example if you didn't start the contest until 0650Z, you
> would already have 50 minutes of your forced 120 minutes off. If you
> stop to eat and kill 25 minutes doing so, you might has well stay off
> the air for another five minutes so have a 30 minute block. Or you can
> just not work the last two hours of the contest. The time off must be
> obvious from your log. This keeps contesters who don't get a contact
> for 8 or 9 minutes from using that as part of their time off. It
> ensures that the time off the air is really time off.
>
> Why a single operator can only work 10 of the 12 hours is probably
> historical. I don't really get that part of it. But you are competing
> with other who have to do the same thing.
>
> K5OLE
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Frank Sellers <n6aq@n6aq.com <mailto:n6aq% 40n6aq.com> >
> To: W5SC@yahoogroups. com <mailto:W5SC% 40yahoogroups. com>
> Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:48:54 AM
> Subject: Re: [W5SC] The North American QSO Party Starts at Noon (CST)Today
>
> I get everything except the time off having to be 30 minutes can someone
> explain that to me?
>
> Thanks
>
> Frank
>
> davidftx wrote:
> >
> >
> > This is a great, short contest where the idea is work as many U.S.,
> > Mexican, and Canadian stations as possible. The exchange is your name
> > and your state. See the complete rules here:
> > http://www.ncjweb. com/naqprules. php <http://www.ncjweb.
> com/naqprules. php>
> > <http://www.ncjweb. com/naqprules. php
> > <http://www.ncjweb. com/naqprules. php>> Very nice software for this
> > contest is available here: http://n3fjp. com/ <http://n3fjp. com/>
> > <http://n3fjp. com/ <http://n3fjp. com/>>
> > Click on "NAQP Log" on the left. Cost is $6.00 and this very easy to
> > use contest logging software check for duplicates.
> >
> > 1. Eligibility: Any licensed radio amateur may enter.
> >
> > 2. Object: To work as many North American stations as possible during
> > the contest period.
> >
> > 3. North American Station: Defined by the ARRL's DXCC list with the
> > addition of KH6. That list is here:
> > http://www.arrl. org/awards/ dxcc/dxcclist. txt
> > <http://www.arrl. org/awards/ dxcc/dxcclist. txt>
> > <http://www.arrl. org/awards/ dxcc/dxcclist. txt
> > <http://www.arrl. org/awards/ dxcc/dxcclist. txt>>
> >
> > 4. Contest periods:http://www.arrl. org/awards/ dxcc/dxcclist. txt
> > <http://www.arrl. org/awards/ dxcc/dxcclist. txt>
> >
> > January 2008 Contest:
> >
> > SSB: 1800Z January 19 to 0600Z January 20, 2008 (Third full weekend in
> > January)
> >
> > 5. Entry Classification:
> > 1. Single Operator:
> > 1. One person performs all transmitting, receiving, spotting and
> > logging functions as well as equipment and antenna adjustments. 2.
> > Use of helpers or spotting nets, regardless of the mode of communication
> > (e.g. PacketCluster) is not permitted. 3. Only one transmitted
> > signal allowed at a time. 4. May operate 10 out of the 12 hours of
> > the contest. Off times must be at least 30 minutes in length.
> > 5. Multi-Operator Two-Transmitter:
> > 1. More than one person performs transmitting, receiving and logging
> > functions, etc. 2. A maximum of two transmitted signals at any given
> > time, each on a different band. Both transmitters may work any and all
> > stations. 3. Shall keep a separate log for each transmitter. 4.
> > Each transmitter must have at least 10 minutes between band changes.
> > 5. May operate for the entire 12 hours of the contest.
> >
> > Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 meters only, except no 160 meters for the
> > RTTY contest. You may work a station once per band. Suggested
> > frequencies are 1815, 3535, 7035, 14035, 21035 and 28035 kHz (35 kHz up
> > from band edge for Novice/Tech) on CW; and 1865, 3850, 7225, 14250,
> > 21300, 28500 kHz (28450 for Novice/Tech) on SSB. When operating on
> > 160-meters, please respect the DX window of 1830-1840 kHz and keep SSB
> > operations above 1840 kHz.
> >
> > 1.
> > Exchange: Operator name and station location (state, province or
> > country) for North American stations; operator name only for non-North
> > American stations. If the name sent is changed during the contest, as
> > sometimes happens with multi-operator stations, the name used for each
> > QSO must be clearly identified in the log.
> >
> > 2. Multipliers: Are U.S. states (including KH6 and KL7), 13 Canadian
> > provinces/territori es (British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan,
> > Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI,
> > Newfoundland/ Labrador, Yukon, NWT and Nunavut) and other North American
> > countries. District of Columbia counts as Maryland. Non-North American
> > countries, maritime mobiles and aeronautical mobiles do not count as
> > multipliers, but may be worked for QSO credit.
> > 3. Output power must be limited to 100 watts for eligible entries.
> > Use of external amplifiers capable of more than 100 watts output is not
> > allowed.
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
>

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