Posts belonging to Category Contesting

Sept. meeting covers ARRL VHF contest

K1RA Roving Adventure with W1RT / Rover ARRL Sept VHF 2012

Andy K1RA presented his Roving Adventures with W1RT / Rover in the ARRL Sept 2012 VHF QSO Party. Andy and John began in New England and roved south toward MD/VA. They changed routes several times before the contest began given the impending storm [...]

FARA prepares for Virginia QSO Party 2012

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For the VaQP 2012 contest, Mar. 17th 10A-10P and Mar. 18th 8A-8P, FARA members will activate the W4VA call sign from the home of Mike KA4RRU. Mike will provide the club with a multi-operator, multi-station capability. That station will be active on 160m-6m, 2m and 70cm on most [...]

February meeting Virginia QSO Party & Roving Club Station

John KX4O & Andy K1RA present VaQP Info
Andy K1RA and John KX4O presented information about the upcoming 2012 Virginia QSO Party. The presentation covered general information including dates and times, rules, categories, changes, contest exchanges and scoring. Highlights included the FARA club and its members past performance to include awards received and various rankings. [...]

CQ WW VHF Contest

[ July 16, 2011 2:00 pm to July 17, 2011 5:00 pm. ] I. Contest Period: 27 hours for all stations, all categories. Operate any portion of the contest period you wish. (Note: Exception for QRP Hilltopper.)

II. Objectives: The objectives of this contest are for amateurs around the world to contact as many amateurs as possible in the contest period, to promote VHF, to allow VHF operators [...]

May meeting covers VaQP results and VHF Roving

W1RT Rover Sept 2009 ARRL VHF Contest

Andy K1RA presented unofficial Virginia QSO Party results for the 2011 contest held in March. It appears FARA and its members may have earned 7 plaques this year. The tentative plaque breakdown appears to be: Club Combined Score (FARA), Club VA QSOs Only (FARA), VA Single [...]