Also, the Makrothen RTTY Contest,
will be this weekend as well. Fortunately, the NA RTTY Sprint,
http://www.ncjweb.com/sprintrules.php is held, 0000z to 0400z, during
one of the required off times, 0000z to 0800z, in the Makrothen RTTY Contest.
At 09:42 AM 10/11/2006, Ron Notarius W3WN wrote:
>One word of caution for the NA RTTY Sprint:
>This weekend is also the Pennsylvania QSO Party, and this year's
>contest is including both RTTY and PSK-31 modes.
>So it is very likely that there will be Pa QSO RTTY and NA Sprint
>RTTY co-existing during the Sprint. Shouldn't be a problem, EXCEPT
>that the guys in Pa QSO may not be aware of the Sprint's QSY rules
>and be less than willing to yield the frequency.
>This SHOULD NOT be a problem, so long as people in each contest is
>aware of the other and is willing to be flexible enough to allow for
>[BTW, for those of you who are county hunters for the digital modes,
>look for N3SH, the Pa QSO Party Bonus Station this year, on RTTY
>and/or PSK-31 from Allegheny, Washington, Fayette, Clarion, and
>73, ron w3wn
>work me at the N3SH-Allegheny Bonus Station in the 2006 Pa QSO Party!
>Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 18:39:20 -0700
>From: "J. Edward (Ed) Muns" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [CQ-Contest] NA RTTY Sprint This Sunday (Saturday Evening in NA)
>To: <email@example.com>, "'CQ-Contest'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Cc: 'Carl K9LA' <email@example.com>
>Be sure and join the NA RTTY Sprint this weekend for four hours of
>fast-paced RTTY fun. It's a great way to shake down your station ... and,
>your operating skill. Because every other QSO requires a QSY, you gets lots
>of practice quickly tuning in RTTY signals and figuring out when to call.
>Same Sprint rules as the CW and Phone Sprints last month with the addition
>of the "legal dupe" rule where you can re-work stations on the same band as
>long as there are at least three other intervening QSOs in both logs.
>Review the rules at http://www.ncjweb.com/sprintrules.php. Also, be sure to
>form or join a team and make sure it is registered prior to the contest:
>I look forward to putting you in my log!
>Ed - W0YK
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