This Tuesday evening (Wednesday morning UTC time) will be the NAQCC
Sprint for August.
This month, the Sprint will be held on 80, 40 and 20 meters. Two special
certificates will be handed out this month. The highest number of cross
Mississippi River QSOs will be noted for the appropriate Eastern and
The Sprint will run from 8:30 to 10:30 PM EDT, 7:30 to 9:30 PM CDT, 6:30
to 8:30 PM MDT and 5:30 to 7:30 PM PDT or from 0030 to 0230 UTC on the
morning of August 9th. The recommended frequencies are:
80M - 3555-3565 kHz (Be courteous to FISTS operating on 3558 kHz)
40M - 7039-7050 kHz (Avoid W1AW on 7047.5 kHz)
20M - 14059-14065 kHz.
The exchange is as follows:
RST - SPC (State Province or Country) - NAQCC Nr.
(non-Members send power level in place of NAQCC Nr., e.g. 5W, 1W, etc.
Be sure to add the W.)
Remember to mention the type of antenna you have used when submitting
your log as there will be two separate categories - simple wire antennas
and gain antennas, such as yagis, quads and periodics.
Also, remember the bonus multipliers that you get for using either a
straight key or bug during the event. All entries must be postmarked or
email dated before 2400Z on August 15, 2006.
For full details, please visit
And to join the NAQCC (if you haven't already!) please go to
73 de Larry W2LJ
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