[CQ-Contest] NCCC Sprint (NS) Thursday night

Haddon/N6ZFO 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
       2140-2200 MDT
       2240-2300 CDT
       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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