[CQ-Contest] 2013 Arizona QSO Party Reminder!

ke7dx ke7dx at marketemporium.com
Thu Oct 3 18:32:05 EDT 2013

Only a week and a half away, the 2013 Arizona QSO Party, sponsored by the ARRL
Arizona Section and Catalina Radio Club, from Oct 12 1600Z to Oct 13 0600Z and
Oct 13 1400Z to Oct 13 2359Z.  Phone, CW and Digital modes on
160/80/40/20/15/10/6/2 meters.  Single-Op, Multi-Op, Arizona Multi-Multi,
Arizona County Expedition and Mobile categories.  Work stations once per band
and mode.  Mobiles may be worked once per band and mode in each county.
County Line operations (two counties max) count as 2 QSOs.  Exchange sequential
serial number and location (AZ+County, State, Province, or DXCC Prefix).
Suggested Frequencies (kHz):  CW:  1812, 3548, 7048, 14048, 21048, 28048, 50048.
SSB:  1848, 3848, 7189, 14248, 21348, 28448, 50148.  FM Simplex:  146.48MHz.
One point per Phone QSO, two points for CW and Digital QSOs.  Multipliers for
non-AZ entries are the 15 AZ counties by band and mode.  Multipliers for AZ
entries are States, Provinces, and DXCC Countries by mode.
Final score is total QSO points times total multipliers + 100pts for Special
Event Station K7MPR.  Mail logs no later than Oct 31 to Catalina Radio Club,
C/O Gary Keck, PO Box 17811, Tucson, AZ  85731 or via email to
logs at azqsoparty.org . For full rules, along with log and summary sheets,
Cabrillo electronic file format, and Award information,
see http://www.azqsoparty.org .

Arizona Stations:  we did NOT activate all Arizona counties last year!  Let's
do it this year!  Please send your planned operation information to
info at azqsoparty.org, and we'll put your operation on the Planned Operation
page.  Thanks!

Looking forward to hearing you on the air!


+Gary Keck, KE7DX
RST ARCA Coordinator
CRC Field Day Chairman
Arizona QSO Party Coordinator
ARRL HF WAS Award Manager
ARRL Life Member
Member, Catalina Radio Club, Radio Society of Tucson, Arizona Outlaws Contest

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