[CQ-Contest] NS RTTY this Thursday

Ken K6MR k6mr at gmx.com
Tue Feb 6 22:54:49 EST 2018

Greetings Diddlers:

Good double digit turnout last week.  Can't say that 20m cooperated 
fully, but a few Qs is better than nothing.  Maybe the longer days are 
having some effect.  So give 20 a quick listen and maybe you too will be 

The upcoming weekend has one of the major RTTY tests of the year (CQ 
WPX) so if you need a test run, we're always here.

Also, the Real RTTY Sprint is just over a month away, so mark your 
calendars and keep your sprint skills in tune by joining us this 

Here are the details for our usual Thursday evening session:
Friday,  9 Feb 2018, 0145Z - 0215Z (Thursday, 8 Feb 2018 in NA)
-- 1745 - 1815 PST
-- 2045 - 2115 EST
-- (others in-between those two)
-- 160: 1805 and up
-- 80/40/20/15/10 +80kHz up from the band edge  (time to start checking 
20m at the start)
-- Same band dupes ok after 1 intervening Q.
-- 1 kHz QSY rule, otherwise standard Sprint rules
-- Mults per band
-- 100W power limit

Please visit http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html 
complete rules and links to other info. If you find any problems with 
the web pages, please let me know so we can get them fixed.

If you would like to receive all the latest info about NS as well as a 
have a place for comments and questions, sign up for the NS mailing 
list:  http://www.kkn.net/mailman/listinfo/nccc-blue 

For something new (and exciting?), give the live scoreboard a try at 
  Set up your logger to report and select the NCCC NA RTTY SPRINT on the 
web page to display the scores.  The Help menu pull down will give you 
the info needed to setup the most common logging programs.

Don’t forget to report your score to 3830scores.com, and join us at 
0300Z on 3610 kHz (+/- a few for ongoing groups) for comments and 
questions (and dinner menus).

Diddle diddle,

Ken K6MR

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