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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 Summer 2018 FOXTRAVAGANZA will take place on Thursday, September 13th, 2018.
All 20 Meter Foxes, Alternates, and the QRP Foxhunt Committee can call CQ FOX on in the 20M Fox Band (roughly 14.050-14.070.  How many can you work?  There will be no official scoring, just feel free to brag (or complain) on the QFOX List or Facebook

The 2018
Summer QRP Fox Hunt


The Summer 2017 20M Fox Hunt began on Thursday,  June 28th, 2018 and will ended on Thursday, August 30th 2918.  There were two hunts each Thursday evening.

20M Fox Hunt Schedule

FINAL Fox Results

   FINAL Hound Results
Looking forward to the Winter 2018-2019 40M and 80M hunts?  Interested in being a Fox?  Drop a note to Dale with "FOX" in the subject and we'll get a reminder to you as soon as we start taking applications.

The Summer Fox Hunt was conducted under our Summer Rules.

Q Fox
QRP Fox Hunt Group

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.   

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).   

Internet Reflector (list) for QRP Fox Hunt discussion

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