This week, we'll use usual NS rules on 40/80/160m for the Thursday practice,
Jan 22 local date in North America, Jan. 23 UTC.
Emphasize 160m as warmup for the CQ WW 160 test on Friday.
30 minutes starting at 0230Z (year 'round)
1830 PST, etc.
NS RULES: Sprint format, CW only, 100 watts max.
DUPES on same band OK (one intervening QSO),
1 Khz QSY before calling; 2 Khz QSY before CQ.
BANDS: FORGET 20m until springtime: 40/80/160m, +35-45 khz from
low band edge, 1815-20 on 160m.
The SLOW SPEED CW NS practice continues: Check for W9RE's
announcement for times.
On Wednesday night (Jan. 21 in NA) this week, join K6VVA's
celebration of 52 years in contesting, the LOCUST QSO PARTY.
0200Z, Jan 22. 40/80m, cw, sprint format, antenna/power
handicapping. Awards are NCJ subscriptions. A unique contesting event!
Details at: http://www.k6vva.com/lqp52/
The schedule of Thursday (sometimes Friday also) events through
March, 2009 is posted on the NEXT NS page at:
General rules and further info at: http://www.ncccsprint.com/
-- Report scores near 3610-3615 LSB after the practice, at 0300Z (7 PM PST) on
the weekly NCCC contest net), or send your score directly to the 3830
reflector. Thanks to WA7BNM and N7WA for their posting service.
Next week, Jan. 30, more 'normal' NS format, 100w, etc.
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