[CQ-Contest] NCCC Sprint (NS) Thursday night
hounds1234 at comcast.net
Wed Aug 25 23:39:27 EDT 2004
Again this Thursday join NCCC for the 20-minute
NCCC CW Sprint, "NS". New sprinters welcome, we
slow down for newcomers. Remember -
NCJ Sprints just around the corner and this is
a good way to refresh your skills or take a dip
in the water before the real thing
In past weeks, rates have been in excess of 1/min.
Remember, though, the NS, especially the 1st 10 mins,
emphpasizes training for new sprinters, so keep your
speed reasonable. See below and be familiar with the
NCJ Sprint rules http://www.ncjweb.com/sprintrules.php
Date: Thursday, August 26 (NS #9)
Time: 2040-2100 PDT
2340-0000 EDT (0340-0400 Zulu Fri)
Freq: 14040, 7040, 3540
Rules for NS (NCCC Sprint):
-- Call "CQ NS", "NS" etc.
-- Exch #, Name from **previous** QSO, State.
-- Send your chosen name on first QSO.
-- Work dupes after 2 intervening Q's on same band,
0 after band change. OK to work a station twice
in a row on same band if you wish, but deduct
the Q from your score)
-- QSY rule: After 1 or 2 Q's, as appropriate, move
1 KHz or more.
-- Power 150w or less.
Guidelines: CQ at 20 wpm or below *for the first
ten minutes*. At any time, please match the speed of
the responding or CQ'ing station and be mindful of on-going QSO's.
It's understood that "CQ" is any form of soliciting a Q, including
the sending of your call as you take over a frequency.
Reporting: If you wish, report score (= # Q's) and comments
to n6zfo at arrl.net
NCCC Net immediately following on 3853 at 0400Z.
73 Bill n6zfo
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