[CQ-Contest] Publicity for NCCC Sprint Ladder nr. 26
n3bb at mindspring.com
Tue Jan 3 08:41:21 EST 2017
FYI folks. The Northern California Contest Club-sponsored Sprint is back on
and will be running for its 26th session, or ladder. This one will be a
short seven week series in January and February of this new year. This is a
very spirited and fairly high-speed celebration for all who love CW and the
"unique" sprint QSY rule, which requires that the "CQing station" leave the
frequency after his/her QSO. This it's a test of agility and tuning, rather
than simply setting on a frequency and "running" stations. The North
American Sprint is coming up soon, and the NSL is a wonderful test and
practice for both our gear and the operator!
See you in both, and Happy New Year!
At 04:55 PM 1/2/2017 -0800, Bill Haddon (N6ZFO) wrote:
>The NCCC Sprint Ladder (NSL) #26 starts in 11 days. Rules are here for
>the seven week session: http://ncccsprint.com/ladder.html
>N3QE has graciously agreed to work with the
><http://3830scores.com>3830scores.com data so all the scores can be
>posted, "ranked," and reviewed by everyone. Matt, NQ6N, had put together
>an excellent system for direct reporting as 3830 scores were entered, but
>for every ladder it has been difficult to get it working after the 3830
>code evolves. So we'll just have to see where this goes.
>Here at n6zfo the 160m antenna is working again after re-discovery of an
>important antenna principle: The center conductor of the feedline needs
>to be connected to the antenna. Apparently during the big upgrade
>project we ran over the barrel connector in the line.
>73 Bill n6zfo
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