Hoot Owl Shootout Sprint (1 Hour)

Hoot Owl

2020 QRP-ARCI(sm) HOOT OWL SHOOTOUT SPRINT

DATE/TIME:  4th Monday in May (Sunday Night UTC)

A) DATE/TIME:

0000Z to 0100Z on 25 May 2020

B) OBJECTIVE:

To test your ability to make contacts during the evening local time.

C) MODE:
HF CW Only.

D) EXCHANGE:
Members send:  RST, State/Province/Country, ARCI member number
Non-Members send:  RST, State/Province/Country, Power Out

E) QSO POINTS:
Member = 5 points
Non-Member, Different Continent = 4 points
Non-Member, Same Continent = 2 points

F) MULTIPLIER:
SPC (State/Province/Country) total for all bands.
The same station may be worked on multiple bands for QSO points and SPC credit.

G) POWER MULTIPLIER:
>5 Watts = x1
>1 - 5 Watts = x7
>250 mW - 1 Watt = x10
>55 mW - 250 mW = x15
55 mW or less = x20

H) SUGGESTED FREQUENCIES:
160m  1810 kHz
80m  3560 kHz
40m  7030 kHz (please listen at 7040 kHz for rock bound participants)
20m  14060 kHz
15m  21060 kHz
10m  28060 kHz

I) SCORE:
Final Score = Points (total for all bands) x SPCs (total for all bands) x Power Multiplier Bonus Points.

J) CATEGORIES:
Entry may be All-Band (AB), Single Band (e.g., SB-160, 80, 40, 20, 15 or 10)

HOW TO PARTICIPATE:

Get on any of the HF bands except the WARC bands and hang out near the QRP frequencies.
Work as many stations calling CQ QRP or CQ TEST as possible, or call CQ QRP or CQ TEST yourself !

You can work a station for credit once on each band.

Log Submission:

Submit your entry online at http://www.qrpcontest.com

Deadline:  

Entries must be posted on or before 10 June 2020

 

Contest Calendar 2020

11 April 2020 - Spring QSO Party

25 May 2020 - Hoot Owl Sprint

12 July 2020 - Summer Homebrew Sprint

08 August 2020 - European Sprint

10 October 2020 - Fall QSO Party

03  December 2020 - Top Band Sprint

13 December 2020 - Holiday Spirits Sprint

All logging to be turned in via https://qrpcontest.com

And don't forget to check http://qrpcontest.com for other QRP contests.