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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."

 Announcing...
The 2016
Winter QRP Fox Hunts

40M


The Winter 2015-2016 40M Fox Hunt will begin on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 and run through Tuesday, March 22, 2016.  There will be no hunts during the weeks of the Thanksgiving, Christmas holidays, and New Years holidays. There are two hunts each Tuesday, so 18 Foxes will be needed.  Each Fox will be scheduled for two hunts, usually separated by several weeks.

If you would like to be considred for Fox duty in the Summer Hunt, please complete the brief application form you will find here:

40M Fox Application Form

Schedule,
Fox Results, and
Hound Results...

will appear here when they become available


The 40M Fox Hunts are conducted under our Winter Rules 

80M

The Winter 2015-2016 80M Fox Hunt will begin on Thursday, November 5th, 2015 and run through Thursday, March 24th, 2016. There will be no hunts the weeks of the Thanksgiving, Christmas holidays, and New Years holidays.  There are two hunts each Thursday, so 18 Foxes will be needed.  Each Fox will be scheduled for two hunts, usually separated by several weeks.

If you would like to be considred for Fox duty in the Summer Hunt, please complete the brief application form you will find here:


Schedule,
Fox Results, and
Hound Results...
will appear here when they become available

The 80M Fox Hunts are conducted under our Winter Rules



Click Here to subscribe to the QFOX listserver for the QRP Fox Hunt! 

Click Here for Chuck Adams and the beginning of it all! 

Click Here for some more 1994-95 Fox Hunt History! 

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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