Latest WSWSS sprint rules

n7stu at n7stu at
Wed May 22 14:29:40 EDT 1996

The First Annual WSWSS VHF and Above Sprint

7 P.M. to 11 P.M. local time, Wed. August 21, 1996

The Western States Weak Signal Society presents the First Annual WSWSS VHF
and Above Sprint.  The object is to QSO as many stations in as many
different grids as possible on the bands 50 MHz and up during the four hour
contest period.

Classes: Single Operator, Multi-Operator, Low Power (25 watts or less) and 
Rover.  A rover is one or two amateurs operating from more than one grid; 
no captive rovers or "grid circling" allowed.

Exchange: ARRL four character grid locators. Signal reports are optional.

Scoring:  Same as the ARRL June VHF QSO Party. 

Awards:  The highest entry from each ARRL-defined Region (West Coast,
Midwest, etc.) and the highest entry from each ARRL section within 
the West Coast Region only, in each of the above classes will receive a 
handsome award certificate from the Western States Weak Signal Society.


(A) Entries must be postmarked no later than 30 days after the end of the 
contest.  No late entries can be accepted. Use ARRL June VHF QSO Party 
forms, a reasonable facsimile, or submit your entry on diskette.  Mail your 
entry to NI6G, or send your entry to ni6g at via the 

     (1) Official entry forms are available for download from under the filename (10,490 

     (2) You may submit your contest entry on diskette in lieu of paper logs.
The floppy diskette must be IBM compatible, MS-DOS formatted, 3.5 inch (40 
or 80 track).  The log information must be in an CT (v.7 or v.8) .bin
file or an ASCII file, following the ARRL Suggested Standard File Format, 
and contain all log exchange information (band, mode, date, time in UTC, 
call of station worked, exchange sent, exchange received, multipliers 
[marked the first time worked] and QSO points). One entry per diskette.  An 
official summary sheet or reasonable facsimile with signed contest 
participation disclaimer is required with all entries. 

     (3) Entries sent via Internet should include a summary sheet file in
lieu of a paper summary sheet.
     (4) Entries with more than 200 QSOs total must include cross-check 
sheets (dupe sheets).

All diskettes become the property of the WSWSS and are not returnable. 

Send logs, summary sheet, and S.A.S.E. within 30 days to Erik Dean NI6G,
3813 N. State Av., Fresno, CA 93722. Results will be posted by Oct. 31 in
the WSWSS Newsletter.

Further information and/or a copy of the announcement for your club 
newsletter can be obtained by SASE to NI6G at his callbook address or 
contact Erik @ ni6g at

The latest official version of the rules can be found at:
73, Robert N7STU/YB2ARO, DM07aa/OI52ee

n7stu at (Norcal WSWSS activities & N7STU/YB2ARO

>From jreid at (Jim Reid)  Wed May 22 21:36:23 1996
From: jreid at (Jim Reid) (Jim Reid)
Date: Wed, 22 May 1996 10:36:23 -1000
Subject: Treaty Dropping CW not an April Joke!
Message-ID: < at>

Forgive the bandwidth,  need to get this response
to Rag, OZ8RO,  my email to him directly was returned.

Aloha Rag,

Unfortunately,  it all seems to be true.  I hope
you are seeing all the traffic on the reflectors
about this issue.  Please, please send an opinion
to the IARU about this,  and to your own country's
representative,  should you have any way of knowing
who this person mignt be.

Mahalo and 73,  Jim,AH6NB

>From ea2clu at (Jose Ignacio)  Wed May 22 19:46:15 1996
From: ea2clu at (Jose Ignacio) (Jose Ignacio)
Date: Wed, 22 May 1996 20:46:15 +0200
Subject: ED2CLU WPX.CW
Message-ID: <199605222043.WAA19310 at sandra>

    Hello DX'er.
 I operate the next WPX-CW whit the special prefix "ED2"CLU, in SOAB.Low power.
The QSL sure via the bureau or directo to my address. JOSE IGNACIO CALLEJO
P.O.Box:1122  E-20.080 San Sebastian  Spain.

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