[CQ-Contest] 2010 MnQP County Coverage workbook posted...

Julius Fazekas phriendly1 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 4 06:16:05 PST 2010

Always amazing to see the amount of effort that you and all the MWA folks put into the MnQP... and even more so consider the amount of rovers fielded in the dead o' winter!

Safe travels to all and look forward to logging a few of you.

Julius Fazekas

Tennessee Contest Group

Tennessee QSO Party

Elecraft K2/100 #4455
Elecraft K3/100 #366
Elecraft K3/100 #1875

--- On Wed, 2/3/10, Robert Chudek - K0RC <k0rc at citlink.net> wrote:

> From: Robert Chudek - K0RC <k0rc at citlink.net>
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] 2010 MnQP County Coverage workbook posted...
> To: "Minnesota Wireless Association" <mwa at w0aa.org>, cq-contest at contesting.com
> Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2010, 10:47 PM
> 2010 Minnesota QSO Party
> participants...
> I uploaded the latest version of the MnQP County Coverage
> Excel workbook here:
> http://tinyurl.com/yasb79f
> Take a look at the worksheet named "CHART". It shows mobile
> coverage on a 5-minute timeline, left to right. When two
> mobiles activate the same county, this overlap is
> highlighted in yellow. The other green tabs show the mobile
> itineraries in a variety of different tables. The yellow
> tabs are the individual estimated itineraries posted by the
> mobile operators.
> If you have any trouble downloading this file, please let
> me know. This is a new web site for me and there was one
> instance where a file became scrambled for some unknown
> reason.
> For stations outside MN working the QSO Party this weekend
> (Sat 8 am to 6 pm CST), this workbook can help you work a
> sweep of the 87 counties in our state. The mobiles are
> concentrating on the less populated areas so you will notice
> Ramsey and Washington counties are not covered. This is the
> St. Paul area and those counties will be covered by many
> fixed stations.
> The MnQP rules can be found here:  http://www.w0aa.org 
> Most mobiles will be equipped with APRS. You can track them
> in real-time here:  http://www.w0aa.org/roverMaps.htm
> Good luck and I hope to put you into my log!
> 73 de Bob - KØRC in MN (Chisago County)
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