Fall QSO Party

Fall QSO Party

Saturday 11th October, 1200z
- Sunday 12th October 2014, 2359z

One of the most popular QRP contests of the year.
This is a 36 hour CW only event - entries can be for All Bands, Single Band, Low Bands or High Bands.

To help level the playing field there are categories for single element and multiple element antennas.

If you made any QSOs please send in an entry to support the contest. Closing date is 28 October 2014.

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New QRP ARCI publication

Best Of Idea Exchange

QRP ARCI announces the publication of a new book - "The Best of Idea Exchange"

This will quickly become a needed information source for your work bench. The content is drawn from 20 years of the Idea Exchange in past QRP Quarterly magazines.

There are 138 pages of useful information divided into seven sections -

  1. Components
  2. Circuit Design
  3. Test & Measurement
  4. Tools & Techniques
  5. Repairs & Modifications
  6. Antennas
  7. Miscellaneous Ideas

Order your copy online from the QRP ARCI Toystore

FDIM - all over for 2014

Four Days In May (FDIM) - the biggest and best QRP event in the World !
Held each May, it starts the day before the famous Hamvention in Dayton, Ohio and runs for 4 days

FDIM 2014 was a great success - attendance at the seminars broke all previous records.

Congratulations to the new QRP Hall Of Fame inductees -

  • Ed Hare, W1RFI
  • David Cripe, NM0S
  • Zack Lau, W1VT

A full review was published in the Summer 2014 issue of QRP Quarterly magazine.

The seminars were streamed live on the internet. Raw footage can be found on uStream.
We will be editing higher quality versions, the videos will be uploaded to YouTube later in 2014.

QRP Frequencies

Center of Activity

These are not Calling Frequencies, they are Centers Of Activity - places where QRPers are likely to be found.

Of course, you may operate QRP anywhere that your license allows. If you have a VFO, then use it - but check around the QRP Frequencies on a regular basis.

Table of QRP Frequencies

Solar Activity & HF Propagation

Paul Harden NA5N is well known in QRP circles. At FDIM (Four Days In May) 2005 he made a presentation on Solar Activity and HF Propagation which has become a classic.

To understand more about the the effects of solar activity on HF propagation download his article - here

QRP Quarterly

QRP Quarterly - Fall 2014

QRP Quarterly - Fall 2014

Mailed to subscribers - 17 October 2014
 

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