PLEASE HELP OUT GENEROUSLY, so that we may have a very successful
Novice Rig Roundup in 2018.
CONTEST PERIOD From 0000Z March 3, 2018 though 2359Z on March 11, 2018. BANDS Allowed bands are 80m, 40m, 15m, 10m and 2m MODE CW/A1. Use of mechanical keying is encouraged. CLASSES OF STATIONS NOVICE-1 and NOVICE-2, as defined by PA input power and frequency control. POWER NOVICE-1 75 watts, or less, plate input. NOVICE-2 Up to 250 watts plate input. FREQUENCY CONTROL NOVICE-1 XTAL frequency control. NOVICE-2 VFO frequency control. EXCHANGE Name, QTH, RST, Transmitter class, NRR number (optional), SKCC number (optional) SPOTTING, SKED PAGES, SOCIAL MEDIA Spotting, sked pages and social media for announcing frequencies, and arranging contacts is approved and highly encouraged for NRR. The official NRR sked page may be found at: http:///n8fq.org/sked/index.php?board=nrru REGISTERING and ENTERING: To officially enter the event, sign up for, and use the online logger program. Links will be provided prior to the event. LOGS The 2018 online contest logger is the only acceptable logger for 2018. Sorry, no paper logs, index cards or cocktail napkin logs accepted. EMAIL CONTEST SOAPBOX COMMENTS AND PHOTOS TO: ars.W7PAZ@gmail.com AWARDS Participation certificates to all stations submitting a log. Award certificates to top scoring stations. NOVICE-1 VizKey awarded by drawing. NOVICE-2 Vintage Hi-Mound Bug awarded by drawing. Must submit at least 10 contacts in class to qualify.
PAPER WREN PRESS
AF4K CRYSTALS Co.
VIZ KEY Co.
SND TUBE SALES Co.
WA7BNM Contest Calendar SKCC CALENDAR
*** FIRST PLACE QRP 5W: AK4JA, Bobby Drummond 10986 Points ***
*** FIRST CLASS NOVICE 60W: WN4IEA, William Spurlock 24,300 Points ***
*** FIRST PLACE GENERAL >60W: WB9EGZ, Dave Milke 21,802 Points ***
WD4NKA ALL THINGS WIRELESS & LETTERPRESS story about NRR 2017
VE3LYX Don's Story of NRR 2017
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