[CQ-Contest] Announcement: Alabama QSO Party - This Saturday!

KC4HW jimjohnson at alaweb.com
Mon May 28 22:34:27 EDT 2007

Hopefully some of you have saved something from this past weekend to participate in the 
Alabama QSO Party on Jun 2nd. 

This event is sponsored by the Alabama Contest Group. 

We have a brand new awards program with certificates and plaques.

It looks like we may have all 67 counties active during this year event--been a very long time 
since this has occurred, if ever!  Have been working hard to get the word out in Alabama and 
it looks like participation is going to be the highest in many years.  There are going to be 8 or 
more club stations participating.  Looks like at least half a dozen mobiles or more.  An bunch 
of fixed stations.

There will two special calls active in this years AQP. 

1.  K4ACG/m will be activated by Tom (K4ZGB) and he will be operating from about 21 
counties.  K4ACG is the club call for the Alabama Contest Group.  If you want to QSL 
K4ACG/m, please send them to K4ZGB via his QRZ address for this event only!

2.  I will be active with K4A/m in about 20 plus counties.  QSLs to my QRZ address for 

Please give us a try.  We need your participation! 

Here are some abbreviated rules:

2007 Alabama QSO Party, operate CW, Phone or mixed modes. Contest period from 1600Z, 
Jun 2 to - 0400Z Jun 3, 2006. All station may operate the full contest period. Frequencies: 
10m - 160m, modes are SSB and CW, contacts count separately (once per band and mode) 
Multipliers count once per mode. Categories: Single Op, Multi-Single,Multi-Multi, Mobile (with 
or without driver), and QRP (<5W), LP (<150W) and HP. Exchange: RST and County or 
state or Canadian providence or DX. Work mobiles stations in each Alabama County. CW 
QSOs count two points. SSB points count one point. Multipliers for Alabama stations are 
Alabama counties, US states, Canadian provinces and DX countries. Multipliers for stations 
outside Alabama are the Alabama counties. Power multiplier QRP (Score times 3), LP (score 
times 1.5) and HP (score times 1). Logs submissions due 30 days after contest.  Submit logs 
to logs[at]alabamaqsoparty[dot]org

For the complete rules and details please go to http://www.AlabamaQSOParty.org .

Questions via email to kc4hw[at]alabamaqsoparty[dot]org

Hope to hear some of you during the AQP. 

cul es 73 !
http://www.AlabamaQSOParty.org (June 2nd and 3rd, 2007)

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