Wednesday, August 17, 2016

QRP Afield 2016

This appeared on QRP-L.  It appears that the NEQRP Website has been hacked and is down - so to further propagate the spread of information ........ here goes:


QRP Afield-2016 is sponsored by the NEW ENGLAND QRP Club and is designed to encourage QRP enthusiasts to field-test their radio equipment, using temporary and non-commercial Antennas and non-commercial sources.

Date/Time Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 1600Z to 2200Z

Exchange      QRP-NE Members: RST, state/province, NE-QRP #
                      Non-Members: RST, state/province, power OUTPUT


Permanent Location: Any location using commercial power AND/OR permanently installed antennas
Field Location: Any location using battery/solar/natural power AND temporary antennas

Low power QRP: Less than one watt output.
High power QRP: 1 to 5 watts output.

Scoring (CW only)
1 point for each contact from a permanent location using high power QRP.
2 points for each contact from a permanent location using low power QRP.
4 points for each contact from a temporary location using high power QRP.
8 points for each contact form a temporary location using low power QRP.

Note: All contest contacts MUST be made using the same location and power output.

Multipliers Each state/province/country worked counts for one point. Multipliers may be counted only once, regardless of band worked.

Results will be posted to the NEQRP web page. Scores and logs may be sent by email or mail to the following addresses: or
Chuck Ludinsky – K1CL
6 Prancing Rd. Chelmsford, MA 01824

I think this might call for another trip to Washington Rock State Park!

PS: Don't forget, the following Sunday (Sept 25th) is the NoGA Peanut Power Sprint!  There's no such thing as too much outdoor QRP!

72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP - When you care to send the very least!


  1. I'll be on from Tomlinson Run State Park in West Virginia. Looking forward to it! Joel - W9JFK

  2. I'll be on the air from a secret 90-acre location in central NH. It's portable and I'll be in the vicinity of two other hams working the event, W1PID and K1SWL. I'm W3ATB, Tim Carter.