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To: Matt Murphy <matt@nq6n.com>
Subject: [CQ-Contest] NS Sprint
From: Matt Murphy <matt@nq6n.com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2012 00:49:30 -0700
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The NS Ladder is having a bye week this week b/c of Dayton.
Special rules for this week b/c it doesn't count toward the ladder

  - Dupes allowed (after one intervening QSO)
  - Send your serial number and a previous callsign you've held, not
necessarily your first callsign.
NS Sprint - "Contesting on the Edge"  This Thursday night at 0230Z (Fri)

*Date & Time:*

               1930 Pacific   2030 Mountain 2130 Central 2230 Eastern
Time -- Thursday Night
               30 minutes exactly.

Great prep for NA 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 multiple times per band with one intervening QSO.
     - 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

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 nq6n@arrl.net
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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