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Great Colorado Snowshoe Run Masthead by WØOOW
December 08, 2013


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Great Colorado Snowshoe Run Join the fun!

Sponsored by the Colorado QRP Club

Winter Preparations:

Date & Time: December 08 - 21:00 through 22:59 UTC [2 hours]
Date & Time: (Sunday afternoon, 14:00-15:59 MST, North America)

Band: 20 meters only (on or around 14.060 MHz - please spread out as needed).

Mode: CW only.

Call: try CQ CSR

Power: 5 W maximum.


W - WIRE: single element wire; including dipoles, random wires, Zepp, doublets, inverted V, slopers, single element loops, inverted L, etc.

V - VERTICAL: verticals; including single element, ground plane, trapped vertical, or anything with vertical polarization and more or less omnidirectional pattern.

B - BEAM: multi-element arrays/beams; including beams, multi-element loops, phased verticals, V-beam, rhombic, etc.

P - PORTABLE: non-mobile temporary field station; may use any type of antenna.

Exchange: RST + SPC + Class + CQC Member # -or- Power Output. (SPC = State, Province, or Country)

Example:  559 CO V 132      -or-      559 CO V 5W

Multiple contacts:

The same station may be worked up to three times during the contest, provided a minimum of 30 minutes has elapsed since the last QSO with the same station.


3 points for first contact with a station.
2 points for second contact with the same station.
1 point for third contact with the same station.

100 points, one time only, for working club station WØCQC. The second contact with WØCQC, after half an hour,
is 2 points, while the third contact is worth 1 point (A secret operator from somewhere within Colorado, whose name and call sign will be identified after the 'test, will be operating club station WØCQC throughout the entire sprint...).


All multipliers count once. Multipliers are SPC’s and CQC members worked.

Final Score:

QSO Points x SPC x CQC Members = Total Score.

Submit logs showing time, callsign worked, exchange, and QSO points for each station worked, show totals of multiplier points.


Time Call Sign SPC RST/RST Antenna Member or Power QSO Points
2004 WØCQC Colorado 579/579 V 132 100
2011 KH6JDO Hawaii 439/559 W 5 3
2040 WØCQC Colorado 599/589 V 132 2

Please include an alphabetical dupe sheet showing times and calls of multiple contact stations, SPC’s and CQC Member numbers. Also include a description of your equipment, antenna(s) used, and power output. All submissions must indicate entry class including e-mail address.

Deadline: Logs must be emailed no later than 30 days after the contest. Logs received after this deadline will be used as check logs only.


Email contest questions, soapbox comments, and ASCII text files to:
Vince Kumagai, KIØRB


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