2007 WEST VIRGINIA QSO PARTY

Sponsored by the West Virginia State ARC.

1600z Saturday, June 16, 2007 through 0200z Sunday, June 17, 2007



MAIN CATEGORIES

Single op (Fixed)

No more than one signal on the air, one person operating and logging.

Multi/Multi (Fixed)

Unlimited number of signals and operators

QRP (Fixed or Mobile)

No more than one signal on the air, one person operating and logging.

Max Power 10W Voice and 5W CW

Mobile


MOBILE OPERATIONS

Mobile stations may work and may be worked by other stations upon changing counties. Mobile stations may operate from a county line if the definition* of a county line is met. A station working a station on a county line may receive credit for both counties as multipliers and mobiles may receive bonus points for each county. West Virginia stations on a county line may be claimed as both a QSO and a multiplier from each county. (2 QSO’s and 2 multipliers)

*County line definition: County lines are defined as where two counties meet as long as the line is not “wet”. “Wet” is defined as two counties that are separated by water, i.e., creek, river, lake, etc. You may not operate from a bridge connecting two counties.

Mobiles: Keep separate log for each county.


POWER CATEGORIES

QRP 10W Voice and 5 watts CW or less at all times.

Low Power - 100 watts or less

High Power - 101 watts and above


MODES

CW, SSB, MIXED


BANDS

80m through 10m, no WARC bands or VHF.

Suggested frequencies, General Portion of all bands and Novice/Technician portion of 10M.


MULTIPLIERS

West Virginia stations use WV counties, states, Canadian provinces, and DXCC countries.

All others use only WV counties (max 55). Multipliers count one time regardless of band/mode.


POINTS

Contacts with WV mobiles: CW = 3 points, SSB = 2 points

All other contacts: CW = 2 points, SSB = 1 point

Work stations once per band and per mode.


EXCHANGE

WV stations send RST and county.

All others send RST and State/Province/or DXCC country.


BONUS

Bonus Points: Work W8WVA once per band per mode and receive 100 points for each contact (to be added to final score).

Fixed stations working a mobile in five (5) WV counties will receive 100 point bonus added to final score.

West Virginia mobiles receive a bonus of 100 points for each West Virginia County activated from which they log at least one (1) valid contact.


FINAL SCORE

Multiply QSO points by the number of multipliers. Then add the W8WVA and/or mobile bonus points for the final score.


REPORTING

Logs and summary sheet must be e-mailed or postmarked no later than July 20, 2007 to K8VE@arrl.net or Richard Dillon K8VE, PO Box 1177, Buckhannon, WV 26201

Confirmations will be sent to all entrants who send electronic logs.

If log is submitted by US Mail and a confirmation is requested please provide a Self Addressed and Stamped Post Card.


AWARDS

Plaques to high score in all main categories in state, high score over all in and out of state and high score QRP. Certificates to high score in each category in and out of state, WV county, state, Canadian Province and DXCC country.

Specially designed WV QSO Party T-shirts will be available to all participants who submit entries with at least 25 QSOs. To get your WVQP 2007 commemorative T-shirt, send a check for $12 payable to WVSARC, along with your shirt order size M/L/XL-6XL. Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.


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We hope to CU in the 2007 WVQP. Pse Join Us!

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