This week, we'll use the real North American QSO Party rules for the
Thursday and Friday practices,
Jan. 15, 16 local date in North America; Jan. 16, 17 UTC.
30 minutes starting at 0230Z, and all bands, 160 thru 10m, SSB!
-- Start 0230Z (1830 PST, 1930 MST, 2030 CDT 2230 EST)
NCJ NAQP RULES: (NO DUPES on the same band)-- SSB only, 100 watts,
mults and QSOs count on each band.
BANDS: 10 thru 160m: -- 1845+, 3810 -3840, 7200-7230, 14250, 21300, 28500
(Practice moving mults to 10/15/20m). There can be strange openings
on the high bands, plus ground wave.
The SLOW SPEED CW NS practice continues: 02-0215Z on Thursday, 40,
80m CW, dupes ok. Look for W9RE's announcement for details.
The schedule of Thursday (sometimes Friday also) events through
March 2009 is now posted on the NEXT NS page at:
General rules and further info at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/
-- Report scores near 3610 +/- 5 LSB after the practice, at 0300Z (7
PM PST) on
the weekly NCCC contest net), or send your score directly to the 3830
Thanks to WA7BNM and N7WA for their posting service.
Next week, Jan. 23Z: Back to usual CW NS rules, with emphasis on 160m.
Before that, on Jan. 22Z, the Locust QSO Party. Look for
announcement from K6VVA
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