New England QSO Party, May 2-3, 2020

Tom Frenaye, K1KI, writes: The [New England QSO Party on May 2-3 2020] is a great time to check out antenna systems and offers a moderately paced opportunity to work new states and countries.   You’ll find a wide variety of participants, from newcomers to experienced contesters, all interested in making contacts with New England stations. With travel restrictions we do not expect to have activity from mobile stations but hope we can generate a big increase in home station activity.   Our goal is to get every one of the 67 counties in New England on the air so …

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Vermont QSO Party, February 2-3, 2019

Joe Vanat, Jr., K1VMT, writes on the YCCC reflector: The 61st Vermont QSO Party will take place during the first full weekend of February 2019.  It will begin at 0000 UTC Saturday February 2 and will end at 2400 UTC Sunday February 3.  Details and rules are at http://www.ranv.org/vtqso.html . To my knowledge, all counties will be active. I’m told there will be rovers in northern counties on Saturday.  Also, an Essex County operator might be on 6- and 2 meters if rotors turn. It’s only -11F this morning, hi. FT8 operators will be on. (Check for the special rules that apply.) …

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