[CQ-Contest] Fwd: Re: [multipsk] EURAO Party - Dec 20/21 2014: be digital, explore 30m

Radio K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 12:36:49 EST 2014

It is an Amateur Radio band, and we are Radio Amateurs.

This does not resemble a contest in any fashion.  It simply promotes use of 
a (mostly quiet) band.

Maybe it will draw a little interest from some who don't normally use 30M. 
Who would object to that?

73, de Hans, K0HB

-----Original Message----- 
From: Joe
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:05 PM
To: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Fwd: Re: [multipsk] EURAO Party - Dec 20/21 2014: be 
digital, explore 30m

Should this be promoted?
It says not a Contest,  well,, yeah, but it's a slippery slope for
sure.  First this,  then what,  I already hear grumblings from NON
Contesters when a W1AW Portable station shows up on a WARC band or a
rare DX where it sounds just like a contest with the giant pile ups.

Should the amateur population pressure folk like this to NOT do stuff
like this?


-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: Re: [multipsk] EURAO Party - Dec 20/21 2014: be digital,
explore 30m
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:54:05 -0500
From: blitz716 blitz716 at sonic.net [multipsk] <multipsk at yahoogroups.com>
Reply-To: multipsk at yahoogroups.com
To: multipsk at yahoogroups.com

I thought the WARC band were supposed to be free from this "CQ Nonsense"
contest BS?

dhobson123 at aol.com [multipsk] wrote:
> EURAO Party - Autumn 2014: be digital, explore 30m
> The European Radio Amateurs' Organization:
> http://www.eurao.org
> , together with the 30 Meter Digital Group: http://www.30MDG.org
>  announce a new party on the air, this time with the motto: "be digital, 
> explore 30m". Remember this is not a contest, it is just a radio meeting 
> with a few simple 'rules', better to call them recommendations.
> Purpose: to promote this magnificent band, all digital modes, have fun and 
> meet other hams all over the world. Of course also SWLing is welcome.
> Date & time: December 20th and 21st, 2014, Saturday and Sunday, 
> 00:00-24:00 UTC.
> Bands & modes: these are the recommended modes/frequencies (+/-) for the 
> 30m band: CW/10.100-10.130, SSTV-N/10.132 and 10.144, WSPR/10.1386, 
> JT65/10.138-10.140, BPSK31/10.140-10.142, RTTY/10.142-10.145, 
> ROS/10.144-10.145, FeldHELL/10.144! , APRS/10.1491-10.1495 MHz. Tools: 
> HamSpots, Band Chart.
> Exchange: because this is a QSO event, not a contest, you can talk about 
> whatever you want, in any language, and for as long as you like. Here are 
> some topic suggestions to get the conversation going: name, city, locator, 
> weather, antennas, rigs, etc.
>  go here for more details: http://www.eurao.org/en/node/639

Posted by: blitz716 <blitz716 at sonic.net>

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