[CQ-Contest] NAQP RTTY will be Saturday Feb 23

K6UFO Mark Aaker k6ufo at arrl.net
Sun Feb 17 19:41:49 EST 2019

The North American QSO Party on RTTY will be Saturday February 23, 2019. 
The friendly exchange is a Name and State (or Province or Country). 
Five bands, 10m to 80m. QSOs and Multipliers count again on each band! 
Rules, records, and past results at the National Contest Journal website: 
<http://ncjweb.com/> http://ncjweb.com/ 

Party-time is Saturday 1800 UTC to Sunday 0600 UTC. 
Eastern-time that's Saturday from 1PM to Sunday 1AM. 
California-time that's Saturday from 10AM to 10PM. 

Any group can form a Team of two to five single-operators. 
Register your Team before the contest at the "Team Registration" link: 
<http://ncjweb.com/rttynaqpteamreg/> http://ncjweb.com/rttynaqpteamreg/ 

RTTY Practice is available on Thursday and Friday nights: 

Thursday night February 21 is the regular Thursday night RTTY NS Sprint. 
This follows the North American Sprint exchanges and rules. 
Friday 0145 UTC, Thursday 8:45PM EST, 5:45PM PST, for 30 minutes. 
See: <http://ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html> http://ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html 

Friday night February 22 is some NAQP RTTY Practice. 
Saturday 0200 UTC, Friday 9PM EDT, 6PM PDT, for 30 minutes. 
Call "CQ NA" and practice your NAQP exchanges and logging. 
Frequencies: 14080, 7080, and 3580 kHz and up. 

Then, NAQP RTTY starts Saturday morning, 1800 UTC. 

I am also interested in any photos and stories of your operation, especially 
photos of a happy RTTY operator or group. 

See you on RTTY, Saturday February 23! 

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

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