[OhQP-mail] Kansas QSO Party - W0O

Paul Hurm - GMail Acct paulhurm at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 02:39:59 EDT 2011

The way I read the rules, spotting is OK regardless if you are single op or
not. Skimmers are not allowed but I read it as spotting being OK for single
op in OQP. Are you perhaps getting OQP rules mixed up with another QSO

Paul, N8OT

-----Original Message-----
From: ohqp-mail-bounces at ohqp.org [mailto:ohqp-mail-bounces at ohqp.org]On
Behalf Of Hank Greeb
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 12:58 AM
To: Ohio QSO
Subject: [OhQP-mail] Kansas QSO Party - W0O

Note - same date as Ohio's QP,  wonder how they're getting all 105
counties in such a sparsely populated state!

I guess I'll ½ 2 take a quill and papyrus with me to BROWn county,
OhHoHo and try to spell SUNFLOWER and KANSAS with 1x1 calls. :)

72/73 de n8xx Hg
operating N1L/BROW in OHQP 2011
Please spot me if you hear me.  (You MAY spot me even if you're a single
op unassisted, if you turn off incoming spots on your favorite DX cluster)

-------- Original Message --------
Subject:     [MWA] Kansas QSO Party - W0O
Date:     Mon, 22 Aug 2011 13:05:06 -0400 (EDT)
From:     w0zq at aol.com
Reply-To:     Minnesota Wireless Association <mwa at w0aa.org>
To:     MWA at w0aa.org

This coming weekend I will be helping to celebrate the Kansas
Sesquicentennial (150 years of statehood) as W0O.   The contest is two
days long running from Saturday, August 27, 1400UTC to 0200UTC, and then
again on Sunday, August 28, from 1400UTC to 2000UTC.  Including myself
there will be 13 mobiles running with all 105 counties activated with
both CW and SSB.  Thirty three 1x1 calls have been assigned, and if you
spell out KANSAS and/or SUNFLOWER, you can win certificates and awards.
  I will be helping to anchor the "O" in SUNFLOWER along with N0O and
K0O.  Full rules, along with a listing of all the 1x1 calls, at
http://ksqsoparty.org/  .

I will be running 15/20/40/80 CW and some 20m Fone as a mobile
single-single-op.  I have no vision of "winning", but I do plan to have
some fun.  It would be nice to see 15m have some life.

My run order is as follows:
Saturday: Doniphan, Atchison, Brown, Jackson, Nemaha, Pottawatomie,
Wabaunsee (1), Riley, Geary, Wabaunsee (2), and Shawnee (1).
Sunday: Shawnee (2), Osage, Douglas, Franklin, Miami, and Johnson.

If you work me, please spot me.  I expect 40m and especially 80m to be
tough with QRN, but I do plan to play on those bands as activity dictates.

73, Jon

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