Re: BBQ April 6th, 2003 [long]

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From: Chuck Adams, K7QO (k7qo@earthlink.net)
Date: Fri Apr 04 2003 - 11:00:52 CST


I had already gotten the hate mail before the rash of postings, so please
don't beat on me. I thought a longer exchange would help but it is
obvious this group doesn't need my help..... :-)

> Birthday Bash for QRP-L (BBQ) Revision 2.00
>
>Date: April 6th, 2003 in celebration of the 10 year tenure of QRP-L.
>
>Time: 12noon 'til 10pm local time (10 hours) April 6th. (start of DST in
>most places)
>
>Bands: All non-WARC amateur radio bands
>
>Modes: All modes
>
>Exchange: Their_call ur_name state/prov./country ur_power ur_call
>
>Say I work WA8MCQ, and he is the first Q (contact) that I do:
>
>CQ BBQ DE K7QO K7QO K
>...
>
>WA8MCQ CHUCK T AZ 750mW K7QO E E
>
>then I do the following for the next Q,
>
>K1SWL CHUCK AZ 750mW K7QO HI DAVE E E
>
>etc. ....
>
>
>Power Classes: 0.0 to 1.0W Class A
> 1.01 to 2.0W Class B
> 2.01 to 5.0W Class C
>
>Certificates for top three scores in each class for all band, single band,
>and each mode
>and any others the judge feels appropriate. Please stick with the spirit
>of these classes
>and don't try to account for coax losses, etc. :-)
>
> 10-minute rule. If you are not rock bound, you must move after
> calling CQ and working stations
> for 10 minutes in one spot +/- a few
> KHz. You must move at least 2KHz and you
> may not return to claim the frequency
> within 30 mins.
>
>Duplicates: You may work a station only once for a contact during the event.
>
>
>
>Scoring: #Qs x 4 if you are class A
> #Qs x 3 if you are class B
> #Qs x 2 if you are class C
>
>Multiply by additional factor of 2 if single band and single rig and
>single mode.
>
>Logs: ASCII only and ONLY by request from K7QO.
>Keep a dup sheet and scores include only non-dup stations.
>
>
>Post Event: Send score to k7qo@earthlink.net

>Include the following template filled out in the body with "BBQ de
>YOUR_CALL" in title (w/o the quotes):
>
>Name:
>Mailing Address:
>Call:
>Email Address:
>
>Start Time (UTC):
>Ending Time (UTC):
>Number of Hours of Operation:
>Your Exchange Sent:
>Number of Contacts:
>Bands used:
>Modes used:
>Power in Watts:
>Class:
>Your Score:
>Comments/Soapbox: (comments about stations signals, band conditions, rig
>working, ... best dx, ... WAS. DXCC )
>
>
>FYI
>
>
>Chuck Adams, K7QO
>http://www.qsl.net/k7qo and http://www.earthlink.net/~k7qo
>
>Moving to Arizona? ---- Please bring your own water.

Chuck Adams, K7QO
http://www.qsl.net/k7qo and http://www.earthlink.net/~k7qo

Moving to Arizona? ---- Please bring your own water.


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