Correction, the NS RTTY will be Thursday night at 0130Z (Fri) . The
announcement I sent out had the correct local times but the wrong UTC
On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Matt Murphy <email@example.com> wrote:
> announcing the still experimental but very popular...
> NS RTTY - "RTTY Contesting on the Edge" This Thursday night at 0230Z (Fri)
> 1830 Pacific 1930 Mountain 2030 Central 2130 Eastern
> Time -- Thursday Night
> 30 minutes exactly.
> Great prep for NA RTTY Sprints.
> - 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.
> - For now post scores to nccc-blue reflector.
> Rules: http://www.ncccsprint.com/ladder.html
> CW Ladder 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
> 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 CW Sprint which starts one hour later,
> on the same day as the RTTY contest. See the separate announcement.
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