PCARS Contesters:
The New England QSO Party begins tomorrow, May 2 & May 3.
Contest Period: 2000Z Saturday until 0500Z Sunday (4pm EDT Saturday until 1am EDT Sunday) and 1300Z Sunday until 2400Z Sunday (9am EDT Sunday until 8pm EDT Sunday).
Contest Exchange: Send signal report and state/province. New England stations will send signal report, county and state.
Valid Contact: Work New England stations once per band/mode.
QSO Points: Count one point per phone QSO, two points per CW (includes digital modes) QSO.
Multiplier: Stations outside of New England use counties as multipliers for a total of 67 (CT/8 MA/14 ME/16 NH/10 RI/5 VT/14).
Remember to use your own call and to list Portage County Amateur Radio Service as your club affiliation when completing your Cabrillo log. You will send your logs in to the appropriate party listed in the NEQSOP rules. DO NOT SEND THEM TO ME OR PARKY. Just wanted to make sure that you all understood that.
Get on the air. Have fun.
73 – Chuck W8PT