Hoot Owl Shootout Sprint (1 Hour)

Hoot Owl

2021 QRP-ARCI(sm) HOOT OWL SHOOTOUT SPRINT

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

A) DATE/TIME:

0000Z to 0100Z on 24 May 2021

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 2021

 

Contest Calendar 2021

10 April 2021 - Spring QSO Party

24 May 2021 - Hoot Owl Sprint

11 July 2021 - Summer Homebrew Sprint

14 August 2021 - European Sprint

09 October 2021 - Fall QSO Party

02  December 2021 - Top Band Sprint

12 December 2021 - 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.