QSO Party is held during the 3rd full weekend in March.
The 2018 Virginia QSO Party
will be held during the weekend of 17-18 March 2018.
If you have suggestions to improve the
Virginia QSO Party, please email them to email@example.com.
VQP Briefing: (PDF
format ~10 MB ) A presentation suitable for club
meetings on the Virginia QSO Party. Includes rules,
Party statistics, descriptions of certificates.
This will be updated aperiodically to reflect new or
changed information. Last updated on 11 October 2017.
VQP Contest Rules. ( html format,
format, PDF format )
It is anticipated that the rules will remain unchanged
from the 2017 VQP. Possible changes to the rules
will be discussed at the October and November 2017 SPARC
Contest Logging Programs.
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
* 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 or PDF format).
Paper Log Summary Sheets: (.pdf or
Remains unchanged from last year. Used to record header
information for paper logs. This form is not required for
cabrillo formatted electronic logs.
Worked All Virginia Award: The
"Worked All Virginia" award is offered by the Rappahannock
Valley Amateur Radio Club.
Offer and Schedule: SPARC will give a presentation
on the Virginia QSO Party to any group in Virginia.
The calendar is available for review.
Comments, questions, and
recommendations should be emailed to
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