[CQ-Contest] Arizona QSO Party Results 2015, Announcement 2016

Default ke7dx at marketemporium.com
Sat Sep 24 23:57:24 EDT 2016

Catalina Radio Club is pleased to publish the results for the 2015 
Arizona QSO Party (finally!).  Congratulations to all the category 
winners!  Plaques are currently being engraved, with delivery scheduled 
within the next several weeks.  Certificates will also be published and 
delivered within the next month.  Many thanks to the 129 participants 
for your patience!

Time for the 2016 Arizona QSO Party draws near (Oct 8-9)!  The 2016 
Rules and Planned Operations page are already on the website, and a 
general announcement is below.

Arizona QSO Party

Announcing the 2016 Arizona QSO Party, sponsored by the ARRL Arizona 
Section and Catalina Radio Club, from Oct 8 1600Z to Oct 9 0600Z and Oct 
9 1400Z to Oct 9 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.
Outside Arizona exchange sequential serial number and location (State, 
Province, or DXCC Prefix).  Arizona Stations send sequential serial 
number and State/County abbreviation.

Suggested Frequencies (kHz):
CW:  1812, 3548, 7048, 14048, 21048, 28048, 50048.
SSB:  1848, 3848, 7189, 14248, 1348, 28448, 50148.  FM Simplex:  

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 Mesa ARC, WM7RC.

Mail logs no later than Oct 31 via email to logs at azqsoparty.org 
(preferred) or snail mail to
Catalina Radio Club, C/O Gary Keck,
PO Box 17811, Tucson, AZ  85731

For full rules, along with log and summary sheets, Cabrillo electronic 
file format, and Award information, see

Arizona Operators:  announce your own planned AZQP operation so we can 
cover ALL Arizona Counties.  Please send planned operation details to 
info at AZQSOParty.org.

Looking forward to hearing you on the air!

2016 Arizona QSO Party, Oct 8-9, 2016

73, +Gary Keck, KE7DX Base Communications Team Leader, PCOEM
Communications Group RST ARCA Coordinator Arizona QSO Party Coordinator
ARRL HF WAS Award Manager ARRL Life Member Member, Catalina Radio Club,
Radio Society of Tucson, Arizona Outlaws Contest Club

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