[CQ-Contest] California QSO Party - Practice Session and Net

Dean Wood cqden6de at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 15:08:29 EDT 2012

The Northern California Contest Club invites you to participate in a
California QSO Party practice session and net this Friday.  Both are
open to everyone: CA stations and stations outside of CA.

This is a great opportunity for CA county expeditions, CA fixed
stations, and stations outside of CA to have a test run before CQP
starts on Saturday.

Practice Session:
Friday, October 5, 7:30PM-8:00PM PDT
[In UTC: Saturday, October 6, 0230Z-0300Z]
Exchange, bands, modes, and center frequencies are the same as the real contest:
Check your logging software, CW keying messages, and propagation
to/from California.

Net after practice session:
Friday, October 5, 8:00PM PDT
[In UTC: Saturday, October 6, 0300Z]
3610kHz LSB +/-
County expeditions can report their status and check signal reports
with antennas just installed.  Check audio levels on Phone.

And please join us for the real California QSO Party this weekend:
Saturday, October 6, 9:00AM PDT [1600Z] through Sunday, October 7,
3:00PM PDT [2200Z]
*39 plaques and 40 bottles of wine
*T-shirts, certificates
*All 58 CA counties on the air for a county sweep
CA County activation page:
*Lots of activity inside CA and outside CA to make it fun for everyone

See you this weekend in CQP!

-Dean - N6DE

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