[SCCC] NCCC Sprint Ladder #2. . Starts Thursday night

Bill Haddon haddon.bill at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 17:40:15 EDT 2017

The 27th NCCC Sprint Ladder CW competition begins this week, 1930-2000
local Pac time Thursday on 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160 meters (details below).
Goes for 7 weeks; the NCJ CW Sprint is on the Saturday after the 4th ladder
event.  Participation in the Thursday night NCCC Sprints has been vigorous
recently, with at least 40 stations getting on the air. The series is an
excellent warm-up/practice for NAS,  Sept 10.

Full ladder results available shortly after score-posting to 3830scores.com
at http://www.n3qe.org/ladder.html

Hope some of you will join us.

73 Bill, N6ZFO and the Thursday Night Contesting Team:  N6ZFO, N3ZZ, K6MR.

Advisory group: N6ZFO, K6UFO, W9RE, K4BAI, W4NZ, N4AF, N3BB, W0BH.

*The 27th NCCC Sprint Ladder competition, NSL XXVII.*

*Start Date:  Fri. Aug 18 (UTC) for Seven Consecutive Weeks (Thursday night
in NA)*

*Aug 18, 25, Sept 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.*

*Time: 0230-0300Z*

 *[Dates are Friday UTC; contest is Thursday night in NA)*

 *Bands: 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160*

 *Only the top four scores are counted in the final compilation --
participants can miss 3 weeks and still compete fully in one of the 5

 *Summary of Rules:*

          -- 0230-0300 UTC exactly (please set time accurately)

         -- 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160m; 38-44 KHz up from band edge, 1813-1818
on 160m.
          -- 100 watts max.
          -- Sprint QSY, format, NAQP-style mults per band

          -- 1 KHz minimum QSY, 2-3 KHz encouraged.
          -- Contact stations once per band.
          -- Score reports to 3830scores.com (Tks, WA7BNM)

          -- In final rankings, only the top 4 scores count.

    Rules:  http://www.ncccsprint.com/ladder.html
    Schedule:  http://www.ncccsprint.com/next_ns.html
    Divisions . . see map at http://www.ncccsprint.com/ladder.html

    Weekly results:  http://www.n3qe.org/ladder.html

     Operating tips: http://ncccsprint.com/operating.html


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