Spring QSO Party

Spring QSO Party

2020 QRP-ARCI(sm) SPRING QSO PARTY

Date/Time:
0000Z to 0600Z on 11 April 2020.  

Mode: HF CW only.

Exchange:
Members send:  RST, State/Province/Country, ARCI member number
Non-Members send:  RST, State/Province/Country, Power Out

QSO Points:
Member = 5 points
Non-Member, Different Continent = 4 points
Non-Member, Same Continent = 2 points

Multiplier:
SPC (State/Province/Country) total for all bands.  The same station may be worked on multiple bands for QSO points and SPC credit.

Power Multiplier:
>5 Watts = x1
>1 - 5 Watts = x7
>250 mW - 1 Watt = x10
>55 mW - 250 mW = x15
55 mW or less = x20

Suggested Frequencies:
160m 1810 kHz
80m 3560 kHz
40m 7030 kHz (please listen at 7040 kHz for rock bound participants)
20m 14060 kHz
15m 21060 kHz
10m 28060 kHz

Score:
Final Score = Points (total for all bands) x SPCs (total for all bands) x Power Multiplier.

BONUS POINTS: None available for this contest.

Categories:
Entry may be All-Band, Single Band, High Bands (10m-15m-20m) or Low Bands (40m-80m)

How to Participate:
Get on any of the HF bands except the WARC bands and hang out near the QRP frequencies.  Work as many stations calling CQ QRP or CQ TEST as possible, or call CQ QRP or CQ TEST yourself!  You can work a station for credit once on each band.

Log Submission:
Submit your entry online at http://www.qrpcontest.com

Deadline: Entries must be posted on or before 28 April 2020.

 

Contest Calendar 2020

11 April 2020 - Spring QSO Party

25 May 2020 - Hoot Owl Sprint

12 July 2020 - Summer Homebrew Sprint

08 August 2020 - European Sprint

10 October 2020 - Fall QSO Party

03  December 2020 - Top Band Sprint

13 December 2020 - Holiday Spirits Sprint

All logging to be turned in via https://qrpcontest.com

And don't forget to check http://qrpcontest.com for other QRP contests.