2012 Virginia QSO Party
Planning Calendar
  Date    Activity Comment
Oct 11 Post Cabrillo Format for submitting logs. Done
Oct 11 Initial discussion of VQP rules Done
Nov 11 Rules finalized and published (post to web site) Done
Nov 11 Event submitted to ARRL, CQ Magazine, and others for publication Done
Nov 11 Solicit sponsors for Plaques Done
Nov 11 Verify list of counties and independent cities is current. Post to web. Done
Nov 11 Coordinate with logging software developers: n/a
Nov 11 Interest other logging programs in supporting VA QSO Party n/a
Dec 11 Start County and Independent City Coverage solicitation Not done.
Jan 12 Request VA Section support for advertisement Done
Jan 12 Coordinate with Old Virginia Hams to confirm inclusion in the Manassas Hamfest Done
Jan 12 Review and post Summary Sheets to web site Done
Jan 12 Mail hardcopy announcement/flyer to all clubs in VA Done
Feb 12 Ask Director, Virginia Section, for email to all Virginia Hams. Done
Feb 12 Post to mail reflectors (PVRC, etc.) Done.
Feb 12 Email to all hams who submitted log last year Done
Feb 12 Announce VQP over Virginia Traffic Nets Done
Feb 12 SPARC makes telephone calls to hams in low QSO areas from last VQP Not done.
Feb 12 Initial plan for K4NVA station operation Done
Mar 12 Finalize plan for K4NVA station operation Done
Mar 12 VA QSO Party Done
Mar 12 Update Certificate format Done
Apr 12 Paper log scoring Done
Apr 12 Post log metadata to web site for review Done
May 12 Coordinate Awards Ceremony support Done
May 12 Post list of Plaque Recipients n/a
May 12 Invite plaque sponsors to awards ceremony n/a
May 12 Notify plaque recipients of preliminary award n/a
May 12 Coordinate for plaques Done
May 12 Update All Time High Scores and post
May 12 Print Certificates for sponsors and participants. Done
May 12 Prepare presentation / briefing for Awards Ceremony Done
Jun 12 Present plaques and certificates at Manassas hamfest Done
Jun 12 Mail plaques to those who were not at Manassas hamfest Done
Jun 12 Mail Certificates to those who were not at Manassas hamfest Done
Jul 12 Post awards ceremony briefing to web site. Done
Jun 12 Update web site with pictures from awards ceremony. Done