2023 Virginia QSO Party
Planning Calendar
  Date    Activity          
Oct 2022 Initial discussion of VQP rules Started
Oct 2022
Set up website.  Populate with material.
Oct 2022 Post Cabrillo Format for submitting logs. 
Not needed
Nov 2022 Rules finalized and published (post to web site) Finished. 4 Dec 22
Nov 2022 Event submitted to ARRL, CQ Magazine, and others for publication
Nov 2022 Solicit sponsors for Plaques Started on 18 Nov 22.
Nov 2022 Verify list of counties and independent cities is current. Post to web. Completed
Nov 2022 Coordinate with logging software developers:
Nov 2022 Interest other logging programs in supporting VA QSO Party
Dec 2022 Start County and Independent City Coverage solicitation
Jan 2023 Coordinate with Old Virginia Hams to confirm inclusion in the Manassas Hamfest
Jan 2023 Review and post Summary Sheets to web site
Jan 2023 Email announcement/flyer to all clubs in VA
Feb 2023 Ask Director, Virginia Section, for email to all Virginia Hams.
Feb 2023 Post to mail reflectors (PVRC, etc.)
Feb 2023 Email to all hams who submitted log last year
Feb 2023 Announce VQP over Virginia Traffic Nets
Feb 2023 SPARC makes telephone calls to hams in low QSO areas from last VQP
 18-19 March 2023 VA QSO Party
Mar 202 Update Certificate format
Apr 2023 Paper log scoring
Apr 2023 Post log metadata to web site for review
May 2023 Coordinate Awards Ceremony support
May 2023 Post list of Plaque Recipients
May 2023 Email plaque sponsors with plaque winners
May 2023 Notify plaque recipients of preliminary award
May 2023 Coordinate for plaques
May 2023 Update All Time High Scores and post
May 2023 Print Certificates for sponsors and participants.
May 2023 Prepare presentation / briefing for Awards Ceremony
Jun 2023 Present plaques and certificates at Manassas hamfest
Jun 2023 Mail plaques to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
Jun 2023 Mail Certificates to those who were not at Manassas hamfest
Jul 2023 Post awards ceremony briefing to web site.
Jun 2023 Update web site with pictures from awards ceremony.