2018 Virginia QSO Party
Planning Calendar
  Date    Activity Comment
Oct 2017 Initial discussion of VQP rules Completed.  No changes identified.
Oct 2017
Set up website.  Populate with material.
Completed.  Initial website setup.
Oct 2017 Post Cabrillo Format for submitting logs. Not done. Probably not needed anymore. Cabrillo is well known by now.
Nov 2017 Rules finalized and published (post to web site) Completed.
Nov 2017 Event submitted to ARRL, CQ Magazine, and others for publication Not done.
Nov 2017 Solicit sponsors for Plaques Started on 5 Dec.
Nov 2017 Verify list of counties and independent cities is current. Post to web. Completed.
Nov 2017 Coordinate with logging software developers: Completed.  No changed necessary.
Nov 2017 Interest other logging programs in supporting VA QSO Party Added A7BNM Web2Cabrillo to list.
Dec 2017 Start County and Independent City Coverage solicitation Added Announced Operations web page.
Jan 2018 Coordinate with Old Virginia Hams to confirm inclusion in the Manassas Hamfest Completed.
Jan 2018 Review and post Summary Sheets to web site Completed.
Jan 2018 Email announcement/flyer to all clubs in VA Not done
Feb 2018 Ask Director, Virginia Section, for email to all Virginia Hams. Not done
Feb 2018 Post to mail reflectors (PVRC, etc.) Not done
Feb 2018 Email to all hams who submitted log last year Completed. 20 Feb 18
Feb 2018 Announce VQP over Virginia Traffic Nets Not done
Feb 2018 SPARC makes telephone calls to hams in low QSO areas from last VQP Not done
Feb 2018 Initial plan for K4NVA station operation No K4NVA station.
Mar 2018 Finalize plan for K4NVA station operation No K4NVA station.
Mar 2018 VA QSO Party Completed
Mar 2018 Update Certificate format Completed and posted to web.
Apr 2018 Paper log scoring Completed
Apr 2018 Post log metadata to web site for review Completed
May 2018 Coordinate Awards Ceremony support
May 2018 Post list of Plaque Recipients
May 2018 Email plaque sponsors with plaque winners Completed
May 2018 Notify plaque recipients of preliminary award Completed
May 2018 Coordinate for plaques
May 2018 Update All Time High Scores and post
May 2018 Print Certificates for sponsors and participants.
May 2018 Prepare presentation / briefing for Awards Ceremony
Jun 2018 Present plaques and certificates at Manassas hamfest
Jun 2018 Mail plaques to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
Jun 2018 Mail Certificates to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
Jul 2018 Post awards ceremony briefing to web site.
Jun 2018 Update web site with pictures from awards ceremony.