You are correct Joanna. My mistake. The official NS is in a bye week
this week, but there will still be many NS regulars operating in the
typical informal style that characterizes non-NS Thursdays. My
apologies to all for the confusion the announcement I sent out may
On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Joanna K6YL <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Forgive me if I'm incorrect, but isn't there a bye this week on the Thursday
> night madness due to the Visalia convention? I thought that's what's the NCCC
> website said. Just checking!
> On Apr 17, 2012, at 1:37 PM, Matt Murphy <email@example.com> wrote:
>> NS Ladder XIV - "Contesting on the Edge" This Thursday night at 0230Z (Fri)
>> 1930 Pacific 2030 Mountain 2130 Central 2230 Eastern
>> Time -- Thursday Night
>> 30 minutes exactly.
>> Great prep for NA Sprints and multiple chances to win the famous W0YK
>> Wine (www.munsvineyard.com)
>> - 160, 80, 40 and 20m 40 KHz up from band edge or 1815 [please
>> spread out]
>> - 100 watts maximum
>> - Sprint format,
>> - mults per band
>> - 1 KHz QSY rule.
>> - Contact stations once per band i.e. no same-band duplicate Q's.
>> - Score reports to http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/ (Tks, WA7BNM)
>> [Note we will request logs from time to time to verify accuracy]
>> Rules: http://www.ncccsprint.com/ladder.html
>> Schedule: http://www.ncccsprint.com/next_ns.html
>> Important rules:
>> 1) Strictly observe the time limits . . see
>> http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html paragraph "Time".
>> 2) After 2nd Q of couplet, please leave a pause for the cq'ing
>> stn to ask for fills.
>> Setup: Hank, W6SX, has generously provided the F-Key configuration
>> file he uses for N1MM, both for the CW and RTTY Sprint to serve as
>> examples of a successful SO1V configuration. Links below.
>> RTTY: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7933320/ns/f-key%20files/ns_rtty.mc
>> CW: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7933320/ns/f-key%20files/ns.mc
>> Awards: Bottles of CA Pinot Noir wine from the famous W0YK vineyard
>> awarded [alternate prizes for those <21] by a weighted random drawing.
>> Thus from an awards standpoint, no SO1R "penalty" in this contest.
>> Note: our downloadable score base, available weekly and flagged for
>> SO2R use, allow a participant to generate personalized rankings by
>> selectable criteria. Minimum 5 weeks required for awards. .
>> additional entries in drawing table for 1st, 2nd place scores in
>> division and for perfect 8-wk participation. Divisions . . see map at
>> nccc-blue reflector: All are invited to join this low-volume
>> reflector for discussing NS and NS Ladder topics. Sign up at:
>> http://www.kkn.net/mailman/listinfo/nccc-blue Phil, W6PK will see
>> your request.
>> 73 Matt NQ6N, Guest Conductor
>> questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
>> or any Advisory Group member. N6ZFO, N4AF, N6WM, K6UFO, W4NZ, K4BAI,
>> W9RE, N3BB and W0BH
>> p.s. Join the fun in the NS RTTY Sprint which starts one hour earlier,
>> on the same day as the CW contest. See the separate announcement.
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