Full results for the 2011 Florida QSO Party were posted earlier this month
For the first time in ages, the Out-of-State Mixed winner was *not* W8MJ!
Congrats to 3rd-time winner Keith, WA3HAE! Certificates and plaques have
all been mailed and shipped.
Soapbox comments are separate at
The 2012 FQP will be the 15th running under the sponsorship of the Florida
Contest Group. To celebrate, there will be 15 stations using 1x1 callsigns
whose suffixes spell out the words "FLORIDA QSO PARTY". Work all 15 and
get a special certificate! All 15 1x1 stations are being operated from
fixed locations with directional antennas, in order to maximize the number of
1x1 sweeps. Details of the special 1x1 event:
And speaking of sweeps, the always popular pursuit of the 67 FL Counties
will be aided by many mobiles circling around the state. Each county will
be active by multiple stations. Track those mobiles using
(http://www.no5w.com/FQP2012_AnnouncedPlans.html) Tnx NO5W!
and _http://tinyurl.com/d2j4kez_ (http://tinyurl.com/d2j4kez) Tnx K0RC!
We have added a new category this year for Single-Op Assisted to separate
them out from Multi-Singles.
There are new plaques being sponsored in Europe and Latin America
We had a huge increase in DX participation in 2011, so 2012 will most
likely be even better.
Full plaque list: _http://www.floridaqsoparty.org/plaque.html_
So please join us next weekend...
Saturday, April 28th from 16Z to 02Z and Sunday from 12Z to 22Z. 40, 20,
15, 10 Meters.
Full rules at _http://www.floridaqsoparty.org/rules.html_
Reglas en espanol: _http://www.floridaqsoparty.org/files/fqprulesesp.pdf_
K4OJ just whispered that there are "Less than 8 days until the 2012
Florida QSO Party!!!!"
73, Dan, K1TO
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