QRP FOX HUNT

Summer Rules

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All Hounds will be in competition with each other, as will all Foxes. At the end of the hunt, the winner(s) will be the Hound(s) who has/have worked the most Foxes, and the Fox who has worked the most hounds. Special recognition may be given in other categories. The Foxes may also participate as Hounds. Good hunting, and make FUN your First Priority!

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

Rules:

GENERAL

The hunts will take place each Thursday evening (US
time) on 20 Meters, for ten weeks.

Each hunt will start at 0100Z, and last for 90 minutes
(last log entry can be no later than 0229Z.)

The local Thursday evening starting times will be as
follows in North America:
6:00pm Pacific
7:00pm Mountain
8:00pm Central
9:00pm Eastern
In each week there will be two Hunts, that is, two Foxes
operating simultaneously.
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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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