Spring QSO Party

Spring QSO Party

2022 QRP-ARCI(sm) SPRING QSO PARTY

Date/Time:
0000Z to 0600Z on 9 April 

Mode: HF CW only.

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

QSO Points:
Member = 5 points
Non-Member, Different Continent = 4 points
Non-Member, Same Continent = 2 points

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

Power Multiplier:
>5 Watts = x1
>1 - 5 Watts = x7
>250 mW - 1 Watt = x10
>55 mW - 250 mW = x15
55 mW or less = x20

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

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

BONUS POINTS: None available for this contest.

Categories:
Entry may be All-Band, Single Band, High Bands (10m-15m-20m) or Low Bands (40m-80m)

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 28 April 

 

 

Contest Calendar 2022

09 April 2022 - Spring QSO Party

23 May 2022 - Hoot Owl Sprint

10 July 2022 - Summer Homebrew Sprint

08 October 2022 - Fall QSO Party

01  December 2022 - Top Band Sprint

11 December 2022 - 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.