2007 Virginia QSO Party
Planning Calendar

Sep 06
Post Cabrillo Format for submitting logs.
6 Sep 06: No changes identified.
Oct 06 Initial discussion of VQP rules
4 Oct 06: No other changes identified.
Oct 06
Coordinate with Old Virginia Hams to confirm inclusion in the Manassas Hamfest
12 Dec 06: Emailed.
Nov 06
Rules finalized and published (post to web site)
7 Dec 06: Final rules posted to web site. 1 Nov 06: Agreed to score expeditions the same as mobiles. No other changes identified. 
Nov 06
Event submitted to ARRL, CQ Magazine, and others for publication
12 Dec 06: Emailed.
Nov 06
Solicit sponsors for Plaques
6 Dec 06: Two new plaques tentatively added.
27 Nov 06: Initial slicitation email sent to sponsors of plaques from last year.
24 Jan 07: sponsirs identified for all plaques.
Nov 06
Verify list of counties and independent cities is current. Post to web.
10 Sep 06: Done.
Nov 06
Coordinate with logging software developers: WriteLog (N9OH), and "VA QSO Party Logger" (Andy Arnold, WV8AA),  Amateur Contact Log (N3FJP & KA3SEQ).
10 Feb 07: Completed limited testing of programs.
Nov 06
Interest other logging programs in supporting VA QSO Party
No action this year.
Dec 06
Start County and Independent City Coverage web page and solicitation
3 Feb 07: Contact process started.
Jan 07
Request VA Section support for advertisement
1 Mar 07: Announcement posted to Virginia Section web page http://www.aresva.org/
Jan 07
Review and post Summary Sheets to web site
24 Jan 07: Posted to web.
Jan 07 Hardcopy announcement/flyer to all clubs in VA 3 Feb 07: Flyers mailed.
Feb 07
Ask Dennis, W4PWF, ARRL Director, Roanake Division, for email to all Virginia Hams.
27 Feb 07: Emailed Dennis requesting assistance.
Feb 07
Post to mail reflectors (PVRC, etc.)
16 Mar 07: Posted (PVRC, Ten-Tec, Va Traffic Nets, etc)
Feb 07
Initial plan for K4NVA station operation
7 Feb 07: Dick, W2YE, discussed plan for operation.
Mar 07
Finalize plan for K4NVA station operation
7 Mar 07: Dick, W2YE, discussed plan for operation.
Mar 07
Email all hams in VA
2 Mar 07: Dennis, W4PWF, emailed all hams in VA.
Mar 07
VA QSO Party (17-18 Mar 07 local dates)
19 Mar 07: Party over.
Mar 07
Update Certificate format
19 Sep 06: Completed and postd to web.
Apr 07
Log scoring at SPARC meeting
4 Apr 07: Paper log scoring started.
22 Apr 07: Log scoring Party.
Apr 07
Post log metadata to web site for review
22 Apr 07: Log metadata posted to web site.
May 07
Coordinated Awards Ceremony support
2 May 07: Coordinated at May SPARC meeting.
May 07
Post list of Plaque Recipients 6 May 07: Posted to web site.
May 07
Invite plaque sponsors to awards ceremony 15 May 07: Email sent.
May 07
Notify plaque recipients of preliminary award 15 May 07: Email sent.
May 07
Coordinate for plaques 17 May 07: Plaques ordered.
May 07
Update All Time High Scores and post

May 07
Print Certificates for sponsors and participants.
20 May 07: Certificates prined
May 07
Prepare presentation / briefing for Awards Ceremony
2 Jun 07: Done
3 Jun 06
Present plaques and certificates at Manassas hamfest 3 Jun 07: Completed
Jun 07
Mail plaques to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
5 Jun 07: Completed.
Jun 07
Mail Certificates to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
9 Jun 07: Completed.
Jun 07
Update web site with pictures from awards ceremony.
1 Jul 07: Completed.