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NAQCC QRPp Sprint

Larry Makoski
 

DATE:  JUNE 17, 2020  (The evening of the 16th in North America.)

TIME:  0030-0230 UTC

BANDS:  80, 40, 20 (See the General Instructions page for suggested freq.)

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mW QRPp SPRINT RULES:

All QSOs are to made with 1-watt of output power or less.

Complete sprint rules including exchange details, operating categories,
scoring, and logging requirements should be reviewed at
<http://www.naqcc.info/sprint_rules.html>
http://www.naqcc.info/sprint_rules.html.

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MEMBERSHIP DATA FILES:

Membership data files for supported sprint logging applications are
available at  <http://www.naqcc.info/contests.html>
http://www.naqcc.info/contests.html.  It is very important that you use the
latest data file in your software.  It is available now for download.

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LOG SUBMISSIONS:

All sprint logs must be submitted through our Autologger page at
http://www.naqcc.info/autologger.php.  Directly emailed logs are no longer
accepted.  Some significant updates have been made to this page, including
some automatic error trapping and correcting.  Please carefully follow the
instructions given on the page for each of the input fields.  (A sample
Autologger page for you to practice on before the start of the sprint is
available.  See the list of useful links below.)

Logging options and specific log formatting details can be found on the
Sprint Rules page at  <http://www.naqcc.info/sprint_rules.html>
http://www.naqcc.info/sprint_rules.html.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR NAQCC SPRINTS:

If you have been hesitant to give ham radio contesting a try you really
should consider our NAQCC sprints.  Our sprints are specifically tailored to
help new CW operators get their first contesting experience.  Our most
popular operating category is for using a straight key and this
automatically keeps the CW speeds relatively low.  Additionally the exchange
is simple and virtually everyone operating in the sprint is more than
willing to slow down or give repeats.  Once the sprint is over we make log
submission easy with our automated Autologger page.

Although scores are posted on our website and award certificates are issued,
the real goal of our sprints is not to win something.  It's to have FUN
while promoting CW QRP operating.  EVERYONE who participates in the sprint
is a WINNER, and in keeping with this philosophy we have a drawing each
month for a nice prize that all of our member participants are entered into.
It doesn't matter if you made 1 QSO or 100 QSOs, everyone has a chance to
win the prize.