The 2015 Virginia QSO Party was held during
the weekend of 21-22 March 2015
Update: 30 June 2015: The plaques and certificates
have been mailed to the plaque awardees and all participants
who submitted a log respectively.
Awards Ceremony Briefing
awards ceremony held at the Manassas Hamfest at 0830-0950
on Sunday, 14 June 2015 in Building Two. These are the
of the event and this briefing
contains the results of the Party and recognizes the plaque
This is the final
UPDATED (20 May 2015)
of logs submitted (375 logs) along with scores and other
data. This file is in PDF format. It is best
viewed by saving it to your computer and then viewing it
with adobe reader.
In addition to Virginia being affiliated with
presidents of the United States, Virginia is also affiliated
with presidents of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL).
The certificate this year celebrates the ARRL presidents who
lived in Virginia during their presidency, i.e., Vic Clark,
K4KFC(SK), and Kay Craigie, N3KN. The certificate
theme was suggested by Randy Kelly, WB4MJF. This
certificate will be awarded to all hams who submit a log to
the 2015 VQP. Certificates not picked up at the
Manassas Hamfest were mailed shortly after the Hamfest.
Pictures and Comments
. Stories and pictures from
Party participants. If you want to include something
here, email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pre Party Tidbits:
Misc emails and thoughts.
: We have 26 plaques this
year. Many thanks to the sponsors for their time and
: (PDF format ~2,7 MB
presentation suitable for club meetings on the Virginia QSO
Party. Includes rules, Party statistics, descriptions of
certificates. 13 Feb 15: Updated with list of plaque
sponsors. 16 Feb 15: Updated 2014 coverage map.
VQP Contest Rules
: ( html format
, MSWord format
are no changes in the rules for the 2014 Virginia QSO
Party. This year K4NVA will be operating as a mobile
station (K4NVA/M) on Sunday morning from the Norfolk
area in addition to operating as a fixed station
(K4NVA) in Loudoun County. Contact with either station will
qualify for the single award of 500 bonus point.
Cabrillo Files Format
submissions in the attached Cabrillo file format are
Contest Logging Programs.
designed for the Virginia QSO Party always help. We accept
any logs, but logs submitted electronically and compliant
with any cabrillo format are preferred. The following
logging programs have been used in the past and they have
been modified to support the Virginia QSO Party. We
re-score all logs submitted, so it is important to ensure
your log contains all the required information.
* N1MM Logger http://www.n1mm.com
* Scott & Kimberly, N3FJP &
KA3SEQ Amateur Contact Log http://www.n3fjp.com
* WriteLog http://www.writelog.com
Virginia Counties and Independent Cities
: 95 counties
and 38 independent cities (html format
or MS Document
Paper Log Summary Sheets
Used to record header information for paper logs. This form
is not required for cabrillo formatted electronic logs.
All Virginia Award
: The "Worked All
Virginia" award is offered by the Rappahannock
Valley Amateur Radio Club