QRP ARCI is a club for low power enthusiasts worldwide.
We produce a professional quality magazine (QRP Quarterly), organise an annual conference at Dayton ('Four Days In May' or FDIM), and sponsor various QRP contests and awards.
Sunday 14th December 2014
2000z - 2359z
A popular short contest which encourages homebrewers to put their rigs on the air.
Bonus points for homebrew receivers, transmitters and transceivers. Extra bonus for those operating from a portable location.
27 November 2014
0000z - 0600z
Remember - in North America this contest runs during the evening of Wednesday 26 November 2014
A very rewarding multi-mode contest on 160m
Put up a vertical or operate with a wire in the park.
With a little bit of planning YOU can work a 160m contest with QRP !
Please send in a log even if you only made a couple of contacts - closing date for entries is 14 December 2014
QRP ARCI member Don Bush WA2TPU had a 3-way QSO with ZS1RJQ and ZS1PZ.
The QSO was recorded and should be an inspiration to everyone to try SSB at QRP power levels
Listen as the 3 stations drop their power levels to 1 Watt
QRP ARCI announces the publication of a new book - "The Best of Idea Exchange"
This will quickly become a needed information source for your work bench. The content is drawn from 20 years of the Idea Exchange in past QRP Quarterly magazines.
There are 138 pages of useful information divided into seven sections -
Order your copy online from the QRP ARCI Toystore