[SECC] [Fwd: Re: [CQ-Contest] X-land QSO Parties?]

John Laney k4bai at worldnet.att.net
Tue May 16 10:07:02 EDT 2006


See the message below from the sponsor of the out-of-state club plaque 
in the California QSO Parties about the results and awards from the 2005 
CQP and a challenge to SECC to try for his plaque this year.  I have 
replied to Marc that we have been trying for the past two years at 
least, hi.  73, John, K4BAI.

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] X-land QSO Parties?
Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 18:22:12 -0700
From: Marc Ziegler, W6ZZZ <ziegler at accesscom.com>
Organization: The Search Page - 
http://www.accesscom.com/~ziegler/search.html
To: John Laney <k4bai at worldnet.att.net>
References: <001e01c677d1$ff27b3a0$f72d28ce at accesscom.com> 
<4468981F.7020600 at worldnet.att.net>

I don't know about the Four-land QSO Party. Guess it was before I became 
a ham
in May 2000.

If anything I would think a Four-land QSO party would get more activity that
individual state QSO parties.
Although FQP certainly does a good job of it.

Now that's interesting:
8 states in 7-land
8 states in 4-land
8 states in 0-land

FYI - you and the other Georgia folks certainly did well in the 2005 
California
QSO Party (CQP).
Kevin and I (and others like W6OAT) collated and stamped the
results/certificates/plaques yesterday to send out.

3 GA stations in the Non-California top 20 for CQP 2005.

Shameless plug here - are you associated with any GA or SECC/etc. 
contest clubs
who could make a run for my "Top Club, Non-California" plaque in 2006?

TCG won it the first year I sponsored it and CCO has won it the last 2 
years.

    - Marc, W6ZZZ


----- Original Message -----
From: "John Laney" <k4bai at worldnet.att.net>
To: "Marc Ziegler, W6ZZZ" <ziegler at accesscom.com>
Sent: Monday, May 15, 2006 8:02 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] X-land QSO Parties?


> For many years, there was a Four-land QSO Party that I participated in.
>   It was sponsored by a NC radio club, K4EG, I think, and administered
> by Bob, W4OMW.  Bob is now a SK.  The contest died out due to lack of
> interest.  I wonder if there isn't more interest in QSO Parties during
> the bottom part of sunspot cycles as a means to get activity onto mostly
> dormant bands?  73, John, K4BAI.





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