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2005 Michigan QSO Party

K. Mark Hinkleman (NU8Z) on March 14, 2005
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Date /Time: Michigan QSO Party, sponsored by the Mad River Radio Club, from 1600Z April 16th until 0400Z April 17th. Stations may operate the full 12 hours. (12 noon to 12 midnight local Michigan time on April 16) Modes and Categories: Phone and CW on 80/40/20/15/10 meters. Single-op, multi-op, and mobile categories. Single-op entries are categorized by output power, QRP (5W or less), Low Power (100W or less), and High Power (greater than 100W)

Multipliers: Work stations once per band and mode. Work other states and Michigan Stations. MI to MI QSO's are allowed. Work portables and mobiles again as they change county, state or province.

Exchange: Exchange QSO number and location (county for MI stations, state/province or "DX" for others).

Scoring: One point per phone QSO, two points per CW QSO. Count multipliers once per mode. Multipliers are MI counties for all entries, plus states & provinces for MI entries only. Final score is total QSO points times total multipliers.

Freqs: Suggested frequencies: CW-3545, 7045, 14045, 21045, 28045; Phone-3850, 7225, 14250, 21300, 28450.

Log Submittal: Mail logs no later than 30 days after the contest to: Mad River Radio Club, c/o Dave Pruett, 2727 Harris Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48198 or via e-mail to

More Information: For complete rules, along with free logging software, log and summary sheets, see

73 es cu April 16th 2005

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by NS8O on April 12, 2005 Mail this to a friend!
Hi all,
The MI boys and gals are always there supporting the Ohio QSO party, so I say lets get on the air this weekend and make some qso's for them. Even if you only have time for one qso, or the entire weekend, it will be lots of fun and you'll meet some good ops from 'up north'!

73 de NS8O
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