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"It's a fine fox chase, my boys!"
George Washington, Battle of Princeton, 1777



A QRP Fox Hunt is a series of 90 minute Amateur Radio events during which low-power (QRP) stations, or "Hounds," attempt to make contact with specific QRP stations designated as "The Fox."

The 2014-2015
Winter QRP Fox Hunts

40M

The Winter 2014-15 40M Fox Hunt will begin on Tuesday, November 11th 2014 and end on Tuesday, April 7th 2015.  There are two hunts each Tuesday.

40M Fox Hunt Schedule
40M  Fox Results
40M  Hound Results

Do YOU have what it takes  to be a QRP Fox?
Many are called, and many are chosen

The Winter 2014-15 40M Fox Hunt will begin on Tuesday, November 11th 2014 and run through Tuesday, April 7th 2015, but there will be no Hunts during the weeks of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.  There will be two hunts each Tuesday, so 20 Foxes will be needed.  Each Fox will be scheduled for two hunts, usually separated by several weeks.

If you would like to be a Fox, please read over the rules, complete the application form, and submit it to the QRP Fox Hunt Committee.  All applications are carefully considered, and selections are made based on the criteria shown at the top of the application form.

If you wish to be considered for Foxhood on both 40M and 80M,  
please complete both application forms.

40M Fox Application (click here)



80M

The Winter 2014-15 80M Fox Hunt will begin on Thursday, November 13th 2014 and end on Thursday, April 9th 2015.  There are two hunts each Thursday. 
80M Fox Hunt Schedule
80M  Fox Results
80M  Hound Results

The Winter 2014-15 80M Fox Hunt will begin on Thursday, November 13th 2014 and run through Thursday, April 9th 2015, but there will be no Hunts during the weeks of the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.  There are two hunts each Tuesday, so 20 Foxes will be needed.  Each Fox will be scheduled for two hunts, usually separated by several weeks. 

If you would like to be a Fox, please read over the rules, complete the application form, and submit it to the QRP Fox Hunt Committee.  All applications are carefully considered, and selections are made based on the criteria shown at the top of the application form.  

If you wish to be considered for Foxhood on both 40M and 80M,  
please complete both application forms.

80M Fox Application (click here)


TEAMS

TEAM Results


The 2014-2015 Winter Fox Hunts will be conducted under our Winter Rules 




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Click Here for the K3ESE QRP Fox Hunt primer! 

QRP Fox Hunt Definitions:
   Fox    =    The station the Hounds try to work.   
   Hound    =    Each QRP station trying to work The Fox.   

Team
=
Group of 5 hounds acting as a team, to participate in the 
teams competition.

   Pelt    =    Slang for a completed QSO.   
   QRO    =    Any output power greater than 5 watts.   
   QRP    =    5 watts or less RF output from the transmitter.   
   QRPp    =    1 watt or less RF output from the transmitter.   
   QSO    =    Complete exchange of Signal Report, QTH,
Operator's Name, & Power Output.
  
   QTH    =    State, Canadian Province (or Country if outside US/Can).   

QFOX
=
Internet Reflector (list) for QRP Fox Hunt discussion

Previous Seasons:


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The QRP Fox Hunt Committee wishes to thank the Colorado QRP Club  for their generous sponsorship of these hunts! We especially want to thank the many hams who have helped with administration of the hunts from time to time, and N1FN (ET), at MorseExpress, for all of the web assistance he has provided to CQC and the QRP Fox Hunts since their first appearances on the Internet!
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