Fall QSO Party

Fall QSO Party

2019 QRP-ARCI(sm) Fall QSO Party

Date/Time:

0000Z to 2359Z on 12 October 2019 

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:
160m1810 kHz
80m3560 kHz
40m7030 kHz (please listen at 7040 kHz for rock bound participants)
20m14060 kHz
15m 21060 kHz
10m28060 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. 

You can work a station for credit once on each band.

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

Printed Contest logs are not required for entry, but may be requested by the Contest Manager if required.

Results: Will be published in QRP Quarterly and shown on the QRP-ARCI website.

 

QRP Quarterly

Jan 2019

QRP Quarterly - July 2019

Technical Articles

Idea Exchange—Mike Czuhajewski—WA8MCQ

N2CX Silent Key
Portable Antenna Minutia—N2CX
Popup Antennas for a Popup Camper—K4LXY
Snack Tubs Hold Hardware—ND6T
Line Frequency as a Counter Time Base—KCØZNG
QRP Dummy Load with RF Indicator—K4LXY
More Fun with Magnets—ND6T
Two QRP Digital Power Meters—K4LXY

18 YASNA: Yet Another SNA—Dave Rajnauth—VE3OOI
22 Experiment on Tuned Counterpoise—Willis LIAO—BX2AFU
25 Antenna Notes—John Leonardelli—VE3IPS
26 Stable Support for the Buddistick—Bob Thompson—K5RWT
28 Add Some Air to Your Aerial—Bob Rosier—K4OCE
30 The “Merry Christmas Rig”—Walter Legan—KA4KXX
36 Portable Antennas in a QRPWorld—Joe Everhart—N2CX (SK)
 

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