[CQ-Contest] NS Announcement

Tom Hutton tomn3zz at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 24 21:20:16 EDT 2012

NS Ladder XVI will resume on January 04, 2013.  Starting on September 28, NS will be there to fill in the gap and have fun.
Please note for this entire NS period:
The message format will NOT differ from the Ladder format.
There will be three DUPES sessions. These sessions will coincide with
the first calendar date session of the month. One of these DUPES will include QRP. There will be two sessions in October and December where the 5,1 NA SprintRules will be in effect. There will be a 45 minute interval NS in November ... no DUPES for this one.
Finally, we will drop 15 meters for this NS period. Sessions: 
5-October (DUPES)
19-October (5,1)
2-November (DUPES)
16-November (45 minute interval starting at 0215Z)
7-December (DUPES & QRP)
21-December (5,1)
Friday, 0230-0300Z 
1930 Pacific 2030 Mountain 2130 Central 2230 Eastern
Time -- Thursday Night -- 30 minutes exactly.
- 160, 80, 40, 20 meters, 40 KHz up from band edge (1810-1820 kHz)
- 100 watts maximum
- Sprint format- mults per band
- 1 KHz QSY rule, excepting the two 5,1 evenings
- For the three DUPES sessions, DUPES must follow one intervening QSO or a band change.
- Bruce has kindly added this NS to the 3830 Score Reports  Send reports to http://www.hornucopia.com/3830score/ (Tks, WA7BNM)
[Rules: http://www.ncccsprint.com/ladder.html
Schedule: http://www.ncccsprint.com/next_ns.html
Important rules:
1) Strictly observe the time limits . . see
http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html paragraph "Time".
2) After 2nd Q of couplet, please leave a pause for the cq'ing
station to ask for fills.
CW: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7933320/ns/f-key%20files/ns.mc
nccc-blue reflector: All are invited to join this low-volume
reflector for discussing NS and NS Ladder topics. Sign up at:
http://www.kkn.net/mailman/listinfo/nccc-blue Phil, W6PK will see
to your request. Blatant Plug: please join in for the SNS at 0200Z. 
73,  Tom  N3ZZ


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