[CQ-Contest] NCCC Sprint (NS) Thursday night
hounds1234 at comcast.net
Wed Sep 1 21:11:06 EDT 2004
With the NCJ CW Sprint approaching . . you will want to
get some early practice by participating in the NCCC
Sprint ("NS") tomorrow (Thursday) night.
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, Sept 2 (NS #10)
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.
Note: next week (Sept 9th) we'll hold a more formal NCJ Sprint
practice in place of the NS.
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