2019 Virginia QSO Party
Planning Calendar
  Date    Activity Comment
Oct 2018 Initial discussion of VQP rules Completed
Oct 2018
Set up website.  Populate with material.
Oct 2018 Post Cabrillo Format for submitting logs. 
No longer needed.
Nov 2018 Rules finalized and published (post to web site) Completed
Nov 2018 Event submitted to ARRL, CQ Magazine, and others for publication Started.
Nov 2018 Solicit sponsors for Plaques Started on 27 Nov 18
Completed, 5 Fed 19
Nov 2018 Verify list of counties and independent cities is current. Post to web. Completed
Nov 2018 Coordinate with logging software developers: n/a
Nov 2018 Interest other logging programs in supporting VA QSO Party n/a
Dec 2018 Start County and Independent City Coverage solicitation Started. 14 Feb 19
Jan 2019 Coordinate with Old Virginia Hams to confirm inclusion in the Manassas Hamfest Completed.
Jan 2019 Review and post Summary Sheets to web site Completed
Jan 2019 Email announcement/flyer to all clubs in VA Not done.
Feb 2019 Ask Director, Virginia Section, for email to all Virginia Hams. Completed. 18 Feb 19
Feb 2019 Post to mail reflectors (PVRC, etc.) Started.
Feb 2019 Email to all hams who submitted log last year Completed,12 Feb 19
Feb 2019 Announce VQP over Virginia Traffic Nets Started.
Feb 2019 SPARC makes telephone calls to hams in low QSO areas from last VQP Started via emails.
Feb 2019 Initial plan for K4NVA station operation n/a
Mar 2019 Finalize plan for K4NVA station operation n/a
16-17 March 2019 VA QSO Party Completed
Mar 2019 Update Certificate format Completed by VWS
Apr 2019 Paper log scoring Canceled.  Not enough logs.
Apr 2019 Post log metadata to web site for review Completed.
May 2019 Coordinate Awards Ceremony support Completed.
May 2019 Post list of Plaque Recipients Completed.
May 2019 Email plaque sponsors with plaque winners Completed.
May 2019 Notify plaque recipients of preliminary award Completed.
May 2019 Coordinate for plaques Completed.
May 2019 Update All Time High Scores and post Completed.
May 2019 Print Certificates for sponsors and participants. Completed.
May 2019 Prepare presentation / briefing for Awards Ceremony Completed.
15 Jun 2019 Present plaques and certificates at Manassas hamfest Completed.
Jun 2019 Mail plaques to those who were not at Manassas hamfest Completed.
Jun 2019 Mail Certificates to those who were not at Manassas hamfest Completed.
Jul 2019 Post awards ceremony briefing to web site. Completed.
Jun 2019 Update web site with pictures from awards ceremony. Completed.