[CQ-Contest] The Stew Perry TopBand DX Challenge is Afoot!

Lew Sayre w7ew at arrl.net
Sat Dec 26 11:47:58 EST 2015

Greetings Greyline Jousters, Jesters, Gridsters and Grouches,
     The Boring Amateur Radio Club has fired the starting cannon this
The 20th Edition of The Stew Perry TopBand DX Challenge is on the air. This
contest is the perfect antidote for the Holiday Frazzles which is endemic
the world currently.  You are invited to come play in this unique contest.
To learn the rules and grasp the subtleties of this unique contest, motor
     An amazing group of Donors have constituted an amazing group of
plaques which could be won by any participant if they are the top in the
category. These Donors are intelligent, philanthropic people who have
a thesis for a competition with certain prerequisites within the contest.
you meet or interact with these Donors be sure to buy them a beverage
and congratulate them on their sagacity, wit and charm. The list below
displays their calls and the categories that they have developed for the
subplots for The Stew Perry.

KL7RA                            Top # of QSOs
North Pole Contest Group  To be decided
K7FL/5H2DA                    Top Score 100% Search & Pounce
KR2Q                              Golden Log Award
N0TT                                Top Score < 21y/o, >200 QSOs
K7CA                               Top Score China
TF3KX                              Aurora Borealis Award- Top Score North
                                       of 60 deg N geomagnetic Latitude
Dr. Beldar-L1AR                Top Score,S/O, Temp Antenna erected after
VK6VZ- Flying Doctors of   Top Score- N. Hemisphere station working
      VK Baseball hat           S. Hemisphere stations
UX1UA                             Top # NA + SA Qs by Zone 16 station
UX1UA                              USA station with top # Qs with Zone 16
K6ND                                K6SE Memorial- Top Score World S/O
K1EP                                Top LP score between 30deg N & 40deg N
                                       lat  (any station located in xM##
KH6LC                               VK/ZL Challenge- Top Score S/O, VK/ZL
N6TQ/A25TQ                     California Dreaming- Top # Qs with Calif
                                 stations by a non California station.
W2GD Team                       Top # Qs, NA/SA by European Station
W7RH                                Top Score, Low Power, Asia
K7CA                                 Top Score from Zone 24, 27 or 28
K7CA                                  Top Score from either Zone 19 or 25
FWDXA                              KL7RA Memorial- Top Score, LP, Central
NA0Y                                 Top Score North America
N9TF                                  Top Score, North America, S/O, QRP
Rochester DX Assoc.           Top Score,Low Power,S/O, Outside N. America
N7UA                                 Top Score High Power
Niagara Frontier Radiosport   Top Score,S/O,Low Power,Single Antenna
TF4M                                  Longest High Power QSO
N6TR                                  KL7RA Memorial- Top Score, Hi Power,
CQ Zone1
AA6VB                               Top Score,Big City > 50K, Little Pistol
< 100W
AA6VB                               Top Score Base Loaded Vertical < 60'
N1LI- Long Island DX            Top Score from IOTA recognized Island
W0RI/W0CKC                     Top # QSOs by station in CQ Zone 14 or 15
N5IA                                   Top # of Grids worked
N5IA                                   Top Score Daylight Operation only
VE9AA                               "Real Live Wire 9's with up to 9 Live
              Top Score Worldwide, 9 heard in callsign, using up to and
               9 wires
VK6GX                                "Top Score, Equatorial QRN Fighters-
              located between Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer

     As you have noticed there are several plaques for certain DX areas. We
that fierce competition will combust worldwide during this 24 hour period.
     If you see a clear category that you feel needs to be emphasized, it
is not too
late to sponsor a plaque. Just email me at the address below. An up to date
of the plaques is kept at the above mentioned web site.
     The Boring Amateur Radio Club's many members and committees wish to
thank the contesting community for its support and participation.
See you in the Stew today and tonight!
  73 and I remain,
  Lew   w7ew
  The Boring Amateur Radio Club Committee on Starter Cannons
  w7ew at arrl.net

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