[SECC] Announcement, May NAQCC QRP CW Sprint, Wed Night Local

John Laney k4bai at worldnet.att.net
Tue May 16 09:41:23 EDT 2006

The NAQCC QRP CW Sprint for May is this coming Wednesday night May 17th
(Thursday  morning, May 18th UTC time).  This month, there will be two
time periods open for the contest to benefit Amateurs on the West
coast.  The available time periods are 8:30 to 10.30 PM EDT or 8:30 to
10:30 PDT (0030 to 0230 and 0330 to 0530 UTC).  You may operate both
time periods; but you may only submit a log for ONE time period.

This month's Sprint will be held on 80 Meters AND 40 Meters. A special
certificate will be issued to anyone who has NEVER participated in one
of our sprints before AS A MEMBER and makes 5 or more QSO's in this sprint.

Those who wish to initiate calls, please use "CQ NA".

The exchange is RST - SPC - NAQCC Member Nr.  (for those who wish to
participate that are not NAQCC members, simply substitute the member
number with your output power.  Please use a "W" to indicate that you
are sending a power output figure!

A bonus is awarded as follows:

If you use only a straight key for the entire sprint, multiply your
score by 2.
If you use only a bug for the entire sprint, multiply your score by 1.5.
If you use a keyer, keyboard, or computer, there is no bonus multiplier

ALL amateurs may participate; but only those using QRP power levels may
compete for awards.

For details - please check: http://www.arm-tek.net/~yoel/sprint200605.html
To join the NAQCC please check: http://www.arm-tek.net/~yoel/joinup.html

All contest logs must be submitted by no later than 2400 UTC on May
24th, 2006.

Larry W2LJ

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