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



The 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 2006/2007 Winter Fox Hunts


FOXTRAVAGANZA!
 
A 90-minute Super Foxhunt will be held on Thursday, April 5th, to celebrate the conclusion of another succesful Hunt season.

FoxTravaganza will be on Thursday April 5th  from 0130Z to 0259Z (Friday on the  Zulu clock). Hopefully hunters from both the Left and Right coasts and AK and HI and maybe DX can jump in and join the FUN.  Local starting times are 9:30pm EDT, 8:30pm CDT, 7:30pm MDT, 6:30pm MST and PDT.

Every FOX, Alternate, and FOX Committee Member has been invited to participate as a FOX
and will have the option of operating on either 40 or 80.  They are free to move back and forth between the two bands at any time, and they are not restricted to the usual Fox Hunt frequencies. Think of the possibilities!

All Foxes will call CQ FOX, and the Exchange will be the usual RST + SPC + Name + Pwr.  That's it.  Note = You can work the FOXes on each band.  5 Watts max power.  Any kind of rig or antenna. 

The Committee has set this up as a "personal challenge" for both Foxes and Hounds.  Logs and comments can be posted on QFOX (see link at bottom of this page if you are not a subscriber) but this is just for the fun of it and no official scoring will be done.  

Good luck, and may the Fox be with you!

80M

The 80M QRP Fox Hunt began on Tuesday, 11/07/06 and concluded on Tuesday, 3/20/07.


Click here for the 80M  Schedule and Logs

Click here for the 80M  Hounds Results

Click here for the 80M Foxes Results


40M

The 40M QRP Fox Hunt began on Thursday, 11/09/06 and concluded on  Thursday, 3/22/07.


Click here for the 40M  Schedule and Logs

Click here for the 40M  Hounds Results

Click here for the 40M Foxes Results

Click here for the 40M Teams Results


The Fox Hunts were conducted under our Winter Rules 





Click Here for the K3ESE QRP Fox Hunt primer! 


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! 

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:


The QRP Fox Hunt Committee is: 


KØEVZ -    Doc   
N1FN - ET
N9AW - Jerry
N9NE -    Todd   
VE5RC -    Bruce  
W2LJ - Larry

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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, Marshall, at MorseExpress, for all of the web assistance he provided CQC and the QRP Fox Hunt since their first appearances on the Internet!
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