[CQ-Contest] Fwd: For Immediate Release - 2019 lightbulb qso party
jimk8mr at aol.com
jimk8mr at aol.com
Tue Aug 21 19:58:14 EDT 2018
Is there a power multiplier for hams who use energy efficient LED or CFL bulbs?
73 - Jim K8MR
From: Randy Thompson K5ZD <k5zd at charter.net>
To: 'David Siddall' <hhamwv at gmail.com>; 'cq-contest' <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 7:39 pm
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Fwd: For Immediate Release - 2019 lightbulb qso party
How many hams does it take to install one of these antennas?!
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> Date: Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:03 AM
> Subject: For Immediate Release - 2019 lightbulb qso party
> Do you have what it takes to be TOP BULB? Announcing the 2019 Lightbulb
> QSO Party.
> March 9th, 2019 20:00 UTC through March 10th, 2019 20:00 UTC
> That's right!......a QSO party where the participants transmit and receive
> signals on CW, Phone, and digital modes using an antenna where a lightbulb
> is the main radiating element. TOP BULB honors will be awarded to
> participants in 4 categories of operation.
> *HOUSEHOLD COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL HOMEBREW DUMMY LOAD*
> Skeptical? Check out work that has already been done to prove that a
> lightbulb-based antenna can be used in QSO's over significant distances at
> *hamsignal.com <http://hamsignal.com>. *
> The Objective of the Lightbulb QSO party is to build and use an antenna
> constructed in a manner so that the lightbulb is the main radiating
> element and to promote understanding and practical application of antenna
> matching concepts that allow a lightbulb to be used as a radiator in two
> way radio communications.
> The Lightbulb QSO Party <https://hamsignal.com/blog/the-lightbulb-qso-
> The Lightbulb QSO Party
> Do You have what it takes to be TOP BULB? This is it: the ultimate
> challenge in ham radio.... Announcing the ...
> 73 from the Lightbulb QSO Party Administrators
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