Thursday, October 11, 2018
QRP ARCI Fall Sprint this weekend
2018 QRP-ARCI(sm) Fall QSO Party
Date/Time: 0000Z to 2359Z on 13 October 2018
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 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
Contest logs are not required for entry, but may be requested by the Contest Manager if required.
Deadline: Entries must be posted on or before 27 October 2018.
Results: Will be published in QRP Quarterly and shown on the QRP-ARCI website.
Certificates: Will be awarded to the Top 10 Scoring Entrants.
I will be away from the shack for this one, but the seasonal QRP ARCI Sprints are always fun!
72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP - When you care to send the very least!