Contester's Rate Sheet for January 28, 2005
*********************** Contester's Rate Sheet Supplement to 26 January 2005 Issue *********************** Edited by Ward Silver N0AX I apologize for omitting several contests in the HF Contests listing of the 26 January issue. Here are the missing events. School Club Roundup - CW-Digital/SSB - sponsored by the Council for the Advancement of Amateur Radio in the New York City Schools (CAAR/NYCS), the ARRL and its Hudson Division Education Task Force, from 1300Z Feb 7 - 0100Z Feb 12. Operate for 24 hours maximum during that period, work stations once per mode, data and RTTY count as CW. Frequencies: all amateur bands, no repeater contacts, use recognized simplex frequencies on VHF and UHF. Categories: Individual (I), Club (C), or School (S). Exchange: RS(T) and S/P/C. QSO Points: Phone - 1 pt/QSO, CW - 2 pts/QSO. Score: QSO Points x S/P/C + 2 x C Class QSOs + 5 x S Class QSOs. For more information: http://www.arrl.org/contests/announcements/scr.html. Logs due 30 days after the contest to School Club Roundup, c/o Lew Malchick, N2RQ, Brooklyn Technical HS, 29 Fort Greene Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217 (disk or paper only, no email). Minnesota QSO Party--CW/Phone--sponsored by the Minnesota Wireless Association, 1400 - 2359Z Feb 5. Frequencies (MHz): CW-- 1.810, 3.550, 7.050, 14.050, 21.050, 28.050, SSB--1.870, 3.890, 7.230, 14.290, 21.390, 28.420. Categories: QRP, SOLP, SOHP, VHF, MN Mobile/Portable and MN MS. Exchange: Name and MN county or S/P/C. QSO Points: SSB--1 pt, CW--2 pts. Score: QSO points x MN counties (87 max, MN stns add States and Provinces), each counted only once. For more information and MN QSO Party software: http://www.w0aa.org/. Logs due Mar 15 to WA0MHJ@arrl.net or MNQP, 4745-170th Lane NE, Ham Lake, MN 55304-5233. Northern New York (NNY) QSO Party--all modes, sponsored by the Ogdensburg ARC from 0000Z - 2359Z Feb 5. Categories: SOAB only. Frequencies: 80 meters - 70 cm, CW - 40 kHz from bottom of the band (20 kHz from Novice band edge), SSB - lower 25 kHz of General allocation, entire Novice 10-meter band, VHF - 50.200, 144.200, 146.49. Exchange: RST and NNY county and appointment or S/P/C. Total Score: QSOs x NNY counties or S/P/C counted once only. For more information and bonus points: http://www.oarc.us/. Logs due 11 Mar to firstname.lastname@example.org orRoger Ousterhout, KA2JXI, 511 Seymour St., Ogdensburg, NY 13669. New Hampshire QSO Party--Phone/CW/Digital, sponsored by the Great Bay Radio Association, from 0000Z Feb 5 - 2400Z Feb 6, 24 hour time limit except for bonus stations. Categories: SOAB, MO (QRP <5W, LP, HP >150W). Frequencies (MHz): CW 1.810, 3.535, 7.035, 14.035, 21.035, 28.035; Phone 1.875, 3.935, 3.950, 7.235, 14.280, 21.380, 28.390, VHF 50.115, 144.205, 29.610, 52.540, 146.55, 223.50, 446.000, 902.100, 1296.100. Exchange: RST and NH county or S/P/C. QSO Points: Phone - 1 pt, CW/Digital - 2 pts. Total Score: QSO Points x NH counties (NH stations add states and provinces plus 1 DXCC entity). For more information: http://www.wz1f.net/2005_NH_QSO_Pary_Rules.doc. Logs due 31 Mar to email@example.com or Great Bay Radio Association, 78 Littleworth Road, Dover, NH 03820. Ten-Ten International Winter Phone QSO Party--sponsored by Ten-Ten, International, from 0001Z Feb 5 - 2359 Feb 6, 10-meters only. Exchange: Callsign, name, QTH, and 10-10 number (if a member). QSO Points: nonmembers--1 pt, members--2 pts. Score: total points. For more information: http://www.ten-ten.org/. Logs due Feb 21 to firstname.lastname@example.org or Steve Rasmussen, N0WY, #68684, 312 N 6th St, Plattsmouth, NE 68048. XE International RTTY Contest, sponsored by FMRE, from 1800Z Feb 5 to 1759Z Feb 6. Frequencies: 80 -- 10 meters. Categories: SO-1 Radio, SO-2 Radio. Exchange: RST and serial number or XE state/district. QSO Points: own country--2 pts, DX--3 pts, XE stations--4 pts. Score: QSO points x XE states + DXCC entities from each band. For more information: http://www.fmre.org.mx/. Logs due 30 days after the contest to email@example.com or Jose Levy XE1J, Dirección de Concursos FMRE, Clavel 333, Colima, Col 28030, Mexico. Delaware QSO Party--CW/Phone/Digital/RTTY--sponsored by the First State ARC (FSARC) from 1700Z Feb 5 to 0500Z Feb 6 and 1300Z Feb 6 to 0100Z Feb 8. Frequencies (MHz): CW--1.825, 3.550, 7.050, 14.050, 21.050, 28.050, Phone--1.860, 3.960, 7.260, 14.260, 21.360, 28.360, Novice & Technician--25 kHz above the sub-band edge. One class for all entries, no time limit. CW/Digital/RTTY count as separate modes. Exchange: RST and DE county or S/P/C. QSO Points: CW/RTTY/digital--2 points, phone--1 pt, work each station once per band and mode (CW/RTTY/digital are separate modes). Score: total of QSO points (no multiplier). For more information: http://www.fsarc.org/. Logs due Mar 10 to QSOparty@fsarc.org or Contest Chairman--FSARC, Inc., PO Box 1050, Newark, DE 19715. Vermont QSO Party--CW/Phone/Digital--sponsored by the Central Vermont Amateur Radio Club from 0000Z Feb 5 - 2400Z Feb 6. Frequencies (MHz): 160-10 meters and VHF/UHF; CW--40 kHz up from band edge (20 kHz Novice/Tech bands), Phone--lowest 25 kHz of the General privileges and entire Novice/Tech 10-meter band, VHF SSB--50.200 and 144.200, FM--146.49 and 146.55. Categories: SOAB, MO, Club, and Rover. Exchange: RST and VT county or S/P/C. QSO Points: Phone--1 pt, CW or digital--2 pts. Work stations once per mode up, up to 4 QSOs per band. Score: QSO points x VT/NH/ME counties + Vermont club stations + S/P/C (VT only), each counted only once. For more information and list of club stations: Davidca@wpgate1.ahs.state.vt.us. Logs with claimed score calculation due 1 Mar to Ed Hutchinson N1FMP, Vermont QSO Party Coordinator, Central Vermont Amateur Radio Club, PO Box 74 East Barre, VT 05649. YL International QSO Party--CW/SSB--sponsored by YL International SSB System, 1100Z Feb 5 - 1700Z Feb 6, two 6-hr off times required. Frequencies: 160 -- 10, no US-US contacts on 14.332 MHz except handicapped. Categories: SOAB. Exchange: Callsign, RST, State, County, YLISSB member number. Score: Number of QSOs. For more information: http://www.qsl.net/yl-issb/. Logs for both modes due 31 Mar to firstname.lastname@example.org to N4KNF/N4ZGH, 2160 Ivy Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33952. QRP ARCI Winter Fireside SSB Sprint, sponsored by the QRP ARCI, 2000Z - 2400Z, Feb 6. Frequencies (MHz): 3.865, 7.285, 14.285, 21.385, 28.385. For more information: http://2hams.net/ARCI/index.htm. Logs due 30 days after the contest to email@example.com or Tom Owens, WB5KHC, 1916 Addington St, Irving, TX 75062-3505 FYBO (Freeze Your Butt Off) Winter QRP Field Day--CW-- sponsored by the AZ ScQRPions from 1600Z - 2400Z Feb 5. Use QRP calling frequencies on HF bands, work stations once per band. Categories are SO, MS, MM, and Novice/Tech--indicate home or field. Exchange: RST, S/P/C, name, power, and temperature in degrees F at operating position. Score: total QSOs x S/P/C (counted only once) x Temperature multiplier x 4 (if field location) x 2 (if alternative pwr) x 2 (if QRP). Temp mult--65+ x1, 50-64 x2, 40-49 x3, 30-39 x4, 20-29 x5, <20 x6. Add 10,000 points for a QSO with NQ7RP. For more information: http://www.azqrp.org/azqrp/. Logs due 30 days after the contest to AzScQRPions@covad.net (email only).