[SCCC] [NCCC] NS for Friday, July 25 - 0230Z

Bill Haddon haddon.bill at gmail.com
Wed Jul 23 14:08:32 EDT 2014

On behalf of our NCCC Sprint fans, thank you Tom, N3ZZ for conducting an
inspiring series of weekly Thursday NS events over the past few months.

Appropriately, Tom's plans for this week's NS are identical to those of the
up-coming 5-week NS Ladder beginning next week.

NCCC  members. .  the ladder, our 21st, is a good opportunity to try
Thursday night CW contesting . . . the five weeks will be over before you
know it, and while the cw speeds are a bit brutal, the group graciously
accommodates slower speeds for newer participants. Don't be shy about
joining in!

Thanks to Ken, N6RO, weekly RTTY NS sprints continue in preparation for the
upcoming RTTY 5-week Ladder (see http://www.ncccsprint.com/next_ns.html for
schedule).  Our other Ken, K6MR, has stepped up to direct the 2nd RTTY
ladder competition, which begins Sept 5.

For both ladders, results are available immediately on the Ncccsprint.com
website in Ladder result format using a script written by NCCC member Matt,
NQ6N/2.  Finally, we note that this all works because of the talents of
Bruce, WA7BNM.  If Bruce isn't in the Contesting HOF he probably should be.

73 Bill N6ZFO

On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 8:27 AM, Thomas Hutton <n3zz.tom at gmail.com> wrote:

> NS for Friday, July 25.  Tune up for the start of the Ladder next week.
> Local start times: 1930 Pacific, 2030 Mountain, 2130 Central, 2230 Eastern
> Time -- Thursday Night -- 30 minutes exactly.
> - 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 meters, 40 KHz up from band edge (1810-1820 kHz)
> - 100 watts maximum
> - Sprint format (1,1)
> - mults per band
> Send reports to http://www.3830scores.com/
> (Tnx WA7BNM)
> [Rules:http://www.ncccsprint.com/ladder.html
> Schedule:http://www.ncccsprint.com/next_ns.html
> Important rules:
> 1) Strictly observe the time limits . . see
> http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html paragraph "Time".
> 2) After 2nd Q of couplet, please leave a pause for the cq'ing
> station to ask for fills.
> CW:http://dl.dropbox.com/u/7933320/ns/f-key%20files/ns.mc
> NCCC-blue reflector: All are invited to join this low-volume
> reflector for discussing NS and NS Ladder topics. Sign up at:
> http://www.kkn.net/mailman/listinfo/nccc-blue Phil, W6PK will see
> to your request.
> Please join in with Ken, N6RO at 0300Z for a recap following the NS - 3630
> kHz.
>  73 de Tom,  N3ZZ
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