[CQ-Contest] Phone Fray - New SSB Contest

dfaklis at frontiernet.net dfaklis at frontiernet.net
Tue Jul 7 14:25:36 EDT 2015

The proposed rules for a weekly SSB event are listed below.  While the start date is TBD, please send me an email (NW2K at arrl.net) with comments/suggestions and let me know if you're inclined to participate.  Should be great for fast-paced NAQP practice and welcoming new contesters of all skill levels.
Thank you, 73, Dean, NW2K
TheNCCC NS and CWops CWT are enjoyable and challenging weekday CWevents. The Phone Fray is a 30-minute weekday SSB event that isbased on NAQP and NS.
TimeWednesdays,0230-0300 UTC (Tuesday evening, in NA)
Bands15,20, 40, 80, 160Suggested: 21275 to 21375, 14200 to 14275, 7125 to 7225, 3700 to 3790, 1845 to1925
Power& Mode100watts, SSB
ExchangeOperatorname and station location (S/P/C)
MultipliersPerband. 50 US states, 13 Canadian provinces/territories (AB, BC, NL,MB, NB, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT) and other NA entities asdefined by the ARRL DXCC List. DC counts as MD.
ScoringMultiplytotal valid contacts by the sum of the number of multipliers workedon each band. Use the NAQP SSB module in your logging software.
ReportingPostto 3830scores.com within 48 hours. Scores will be accumlated at thePhone Fray website (TBD).
DivisionsEast(CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, NY, NJ, DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL,QC, NF, LB, NB, NS, PE, VP9, OX, FP, CY0, CY9, 4U) E.Central (MI, OH, WV, IL,IN, WI, KY, TN, AL, MS, ON) W.Central (IA, KS, MN, MO,NE, ND, SD, OK, TX, AR, LA, MB, SK, NU)West(CA, AZ, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, UT, WY, AK, CO, NM, HI, AB, BC, NT, YT)South(Southern NA DXCC)
CompetitionsWinter,Spring, Summer, Autumn (approximately 10 weeks each). Keep best 7scores out of 10. Prizes TBD, by division.
NominalRulesSingleop, no amps, no assistance, no logs. When in doubt, check NAQP rulesor email NW2K. Special Frays will be held on occasion and may havedifferent rules, which will be communicated in advance.
Version0.1May 18 2015, 0.2 July 7 2015, NW2K at arrl.net

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