[CQ-Contest] NAQP RTTY Contest will be on Saturday July 21

K6UFO Mark Aaker k6ufo at arrl.net
Wed Jul 18 10:19:03 EDT 2018

The North American QSO Party on RTTY this Saturday. 
Saturday 1800 UTC to Sunday 0600 UTC. 
Eastern-time that's Saturday from 2PM to Sunday 2AM. 
California-time that's Saturday from 11AM to 11PM. 

The friendly exchange is a Name and State (or Province or Country). 
Five bands, 10m to 80m. Usual RTTY freqs xx.080 and higher. 

Rules, Team Registration, Past Results and Records are all at the 
National Contest Journal website: 
<http://ncjweb.com/naqp/> http://ncjweb.com/naqp/ 

RTTY Practice is available on Thursday and Friday nights: 

Thursday night July 19 at 9PM EDT, 6PM PDT (Friday 0100Z) 
Frequencies: 14080, 7080, and 3580 kHz and up. 
Call "CQ NAQP Practice" and try out NAQP RTTY messages and 
logging.  Feel free to work dupes to keep things interesting. Try 
CQing as well as  S&P. 

This is followed by the regular Thursday night NCCC Sprint RTTY. 
This follows the North American Sprint exchanges and rules. 
Thursday 9:45PM EDT, 6:45PM PDT, (Friday 0145 UTC) for 30 minutes. 
See: <http://ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html> http://ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html 

Friday night July 20 is more NAQP RTTY Practice. 
Friday 10PM EDT, 7PM PDT, (Saturday 0200 UTC) for 30 minutes. 
Frequencies: 14080, 7080, and 3580 kHz and up. 

Then, NAQP RTTY starts Saturday morning, 1800 UTC 

In the July contest, you may encounter some Europeans in the DMC RTTY 
Contest who would like a Signal Report and a Serial Number (599 001). 
Get their NAME for your NAQP RTTY log. 

Have a fun time, and send me any good photos and stories. 
See you on RTTY, Saturday July 21! 

Mark Aaker K6UFO 
NAQP RTTY Contest Manager 
k6ufo at arrl dot net 

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