NAQCC Sprint Tuesday night!
Our April sprint is this coming Tuesday evening local time (April 10, EST -
8:30-10:30PM, CST - 7:30-9:30PM, MST - 6:30-8:30PM, PST - 5:30-7:30PM), which
translates as Wednesday April 11, 0030-0230Z in all cases. Note the Z time
change because of going to Daylight Savings time on March 11, 2012.
I will refer you to the proper URL:
There you will find all the details as to time, frequencies and other important
Certificates: SWA (simple wire antennas) certificates by call area, VE and DX.
A Certificate for top score in the GAIN antenna category. Finally there is one
more award - a certificate to the highest score from a first-time participant.
Prizes: A prize of a set of bug/paddle handles or a K1/K2 knob insert donated
by master woodworker Gregg WB8LZG is awarded for each sprint to the winner of a
random drawing among all participants. Previous winners are not eligible.
This is a monthly event that caters to the CW veteran, the CW newcomer,
straight key and bug fans. All are welcome to participate (this includes QRO);
but you must use QRP power levels to compete for awards.
If you are not already a member of NAQCC... membership is FREE! Now is your
chance to join the largest QRP CW Club in the world!! We currently have 5,970+
members in: All 50 States - 9 VE Provinces - 90 Countries. Just sign up on the
NAQCC website (http://naqcc.info/) and you will receive a handsome certificate,
with your membership number which is good for life.
This month the NAQCC European Chapter will also hold their monthly sprint on
April 11th from 1800 to 2000 UTC. Rules on their websie at: naqcc-eu.org/
Come join us and have a real good time!
72/73 de Dave VA3RJ
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