[CQ-Contest] Bill Windle Operating Event
n3bb at mindspring.com
Wed Jun 8 21:35:14 EDT 2005
A final quickie reminder. The Bill Windle Operating event will be this
Here's a brief summary:
The June Bill Windle QSO Party
FOC open invitation to all CW ops:
Stations call CQ BW. This is an operating event, not a contest.
Duration: 24 hours. 0000Z to 2359Z on Saturday, June 11, 2005.
FOC members - To make as many different "Windle" QSOs as possible.
VHF bands are included but WARC bands are excluded. Members
are encouraged to work non-members to encourage CW activity.
Non-Members - To contact as many FOC members as possible on
all amateur bands including VHF. However, the WARC bands are excluded.
Exchange: For FOC members: RST, Name, & FOC Number (usually a 3 or 4
Non-members: RST & Name
This is the minimum info to exchange. Everyone is encouraged
to have at least a mini-chat with other stations.
Frequencies: CW portions of all appropriate bands, from 015 to 040.
Top Band: Avoid the DX Window
FOC members - Report total QSOs and total
FOC QSOs, counted once per band. For example:
302/177 where the first number would be total QSOs, followed
by the total FOC member QSOs.
Non-Members - Report total QSOs with FOC members,
counted once per band.
No logs, no verification required; we are only using the
honor system. No awards as this is not a contest. Send your
report to: KZ5D at aol.com no later than June 18, 2005.
An alphabetical listing by call signs of the activity reports will
be prepared and distributed by email to all non-members.
73, Jim N3BB
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