I applaud K7FL for sponsoring the Top Score 100% Search/Pounce plaque.
Such an award should be available in EVERY major contest.
73, Barry N1EU
On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 1:59 AM, Lew Sayre <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Greetings to All 160M Denizens present and future,
> The Boring Amateur Radio Club reminds all Top Band and
> potential Top Band inhabitants of the upcoming Stew Perry Top Band
> Distance Challenge happening Dec. 27 and 28 of this year. This is a
> unique radio contest with unique rules. Please browse on over to the noted
> website below and inhale the rules.
> This contest requests that far thinking contesters develop the
> for which the participants strive toward. These stalwarts advance $60-63
> for a plaque that they feel will spur on the competitive work by Top Band
> contesters. You can join this cutting edge group by notifying me of what
> category you'd like to sponsor.
> This list will grow as your imagination and contributions proliferate.
> Donor Category
> KL7RA Top # of QSOs
> North Pole Contest We are cogitating
> TF4M Top Score 160M mobile (must actually be able to
> N0TT Top Score < 21 years old > 200 QSOs
> TF4M Longest Distance QSO- 2 plaques
> AA6VB Top Score,base loaded Vert <60' tall
> AA6VB Top Score big city >50K, little pistol <100W
> KH6LC VK-ZL Challenge: Top Score VK-ZL
> N5IA Most Grids worked
> N5IA Highest score daylight operation only
> K7FL Top Score 100% Search/Pounce
> NA0Y Top Score USA
> K6ND K6SE Memorial-Top Score World
> K1EP Top Score by First time Entrant
> K2PO Top Score,S/O,Low Power, Zone 3
> TF3KX Aurora Borealis Award- Top Score N of 60 deg N
> geomagnetic latitude
> VK6VZ VK6HD Memorial- Top Score by N hemisphere
> station working S hemisphere stations. Winner
> gets Flying Doctors of VK baseball cap.
> Dr. Beldaur-L1AR Top score utilizing temporary antenna. (All parts
> of temporary antenna including radials must be installed after
> Dec. 14, 2014. This antenna must be the only antenna for
> TopBand at the station, and may be left up, because as we
> all know, "temporary" means "until I die".)
> For newly minted radio people this contest is a serious but low key
> contest utilizing Morse code only on the 160M band. It uses grid squares
> as multipliers rather than a host of many other silly things. Start now
> bargaining time during the Holidays with your loved ones for a stretch of
> you can devote on the evening of Dec. 27 to exchange RF greetings on
> one of the best bands available.
> All categories have been approved by the Plaqueing Committee of The
> Boring Amateur Radio Club. Some of the donors wish to remain
> semi-anonymous. This is fine with us as the categories are not prurient and
> the plaque fees have been received. Let me know if you'd like to sponsor a
> plaque, anonymous or not.
> Further Stew Perry TopBand Extravaganza notices will be promulgated
> as the starting bell gets closer. Plan on participating in one of the best
> ever designed, that among other things utilizes layers of our atmosphere
> on Dec. 27-28.
> 73 and I remain,
> Lew w7ew
> The Boring Amateur Radio Club Exhortation Committee
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