2013 Virginia QSO Party
Planning Calendar
  Date    Activity Comment
Oct 11 Initial discussion of VQP rules Done.
Oct 11 Post Cabrillo Format for submitting logs. 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: Not done
Nov 11 Interest other logging programs in supporting VA QSO Party Not done
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 Not done
Feb 12 Ask Director, Virginia Section, for email to all Virginia Hams. Not done
Feb 12 Post to mail reflectors (PVRC, etc.) Not done
Feb 12 Email to all hams who submitted log last year Done
Feb 12 Announce VQP over Virginia Traffic Nets Not 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
Apr 12 Paper log scoring
Apr 12 Post log metadata to web site for review
May 12 Coordinate Awards Ceremony support
May 12 Post list of Plaque Recipients
May 12 Invite plaque sponsors to awards ceremony
May 12 Notify plaque recipients of preliminary award
May 12 Coordinate for plaques
May 12 Update All Time High Scores and post
May 12 Print Certificates for sponsors and participants.
May 12 Prepare presentation / briefing for Awards Ceremony
Jun 12 Present plaques and certificates at Manassas hamfest
Jun 12 Mail plaques to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
Jun 12 Mail Certificates to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
Jul 12 Post awards ceremony briefing to web site.
Jun 12 Update web site with pictures from awards ceremony.