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SEP - 2021 GET OUT & SHOW HOBBY : RSGB FT4 Contest Series: 1900Z-2030Z, Sep 27

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QCX Challenge: 1300Z-1400Z, Sep 27
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:HP: >5 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:RST + Name + (state/province/country) + Rig
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:3 points per QSO with QCX station
1 point per QSO with non-QCX station
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0400Z October 3, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrp-labs.com/party.html
   
QCX Challenge: 1900Z-2000Z, Sep 27
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:HP: >5 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:RST + Name + (state/province/country) + Rig
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:3 points per QSO with QCX station
1 point per QSO with non-QCX station
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0400Z October 3, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrp-labs.com/party.html
   
RSGB FT4 Contest Series: 1900Z-2030Z, Sep 27
 Geographic Focus:United Kingdom
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:FT4
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 Classes:100W
10W
 Exchange:4-character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each large locator square
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2030Z September 28, 2021
 Upload log at:https://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2021/r80m_ft4.shtml
   
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest: 0100Z-0159Z, Sep 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Overlay: Youth (26 years old or younger)
Youth YL (female 26 years old or younger)
YL (female older than 26 years
 Max power:HP: 1500 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:RS + age group (OM, YL, Youth YL or Youth)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO with OM
5 points per QSO with YL
10 points per QSO with Youth
15 points per QSO with Youth YL
 Multipliers:Each DXCC once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0159Z September 29, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:https://logs.wwsac.com/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://wwsac.com/rules.html
   
QCX Challenge: 0300Z-0400Z, Sep 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:HP: >5 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:RST + Name + (state/province/country) + Rig
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:3 points per QSO with QCX station
1 point per QSO with non-QCX station
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:0400Z October 3, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.qrp-labs.com/party.html
   
RTTYOPS Weeksprint: 1700Z-1900Z, Sep 28
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max operating hours:2 hours
 Exchange:[other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name]
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:2359Z October 5, 2021
 E-mail logs to:rtty-week-tuesday[at]rttyops[dot]com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://rttyops.com/
   
222 MHz Fall Sprint: 1900 local - 2300 local, Sep 28
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:North America
 Mode:not specified
 Bands:222 MHz
 Classes:Single Op
Rover
 Exchange:4-character grid square
 QSO Points:1 points per QSO
 Multipliers:Each grid square
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:October 12, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com/
 Mail logs to:Bruce Randall
928 Falls Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
 Find rules at:http://svhfs.org/2021FallSprintRulesR0.pdf
   
Phone Weekly Test - Fray: 0230Z-0300Z, Sep 29
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:SSB
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max power:100 watts
 Exchange:NA: Name + (state/province/country)
non-NA: Name
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:NA station: 1 point per QSO
non-NA station: 1 point per QSO with an NA station
 Multipliers:Each US state (including KH6/KL7) once per band
Each VE province/territory once per band
Each North American country (except W/VE) once per band
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0300Z October 1, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.perluma.com/Phone_Fray_Contest_Rules.pdf
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1300Z-1400Z, Sep 29
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Member: Name + Member No./"CWA"
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each call once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0800Z October 2, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://cwops.org/cwops-tests/
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 1900Z-2000Z, Sep 29
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Member: Name + Member No./"CWA"
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each call once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0800Z October 2, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://cwops.org/cwops-tests/
   
UKEICC 80m Contest: 2000Z-2100Z, Sep 29
 Geographic Focus:Europe
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80m Only
 Classes:Single Op Connected (High/Low/QRP)
Single Op Unconnected (High/Low/QRP)
 Max power:HP: 1500 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:6-Character grid square
 QSO Points:1 point per 500 km (10 pts max)
multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station
multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:2200Z September 29, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Upload log at:http://logs.ukeicc.com/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://www.ukeicc.com/80m-rules.php
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 0300Z-0400Z, Sep 30
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Member: Name + Member No./"CWA"
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each call once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0800Z October 2, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://cwops.org/cwops-tests/
   
CWops Mini-CWT Test: 0700Z-0800Z, Sep 30
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Awards:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Member: Name + Member No./"CWA"
non-Member: Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:Each call once
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:0800Z October 2, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://cwops.org/cwops-tests/
   
RTTYOPS Weeksprint: 1700Z-1900Z, Sep 30
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:80, 40, 20m
 Classes:Single Op
 Max operating hours:2 hours
 Exchange:[other station's call] + [your call] + [serial no.] + [your name]
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:2359Z October 7, 2021
 E-mail logs to:rtty-week-thursday[at]rttyops[dot]com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://rttyops.com/
   
EACW Meeting: 1900Z-2000Z, Sep 30
 Geographic Focus:Spain
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:80, 40m
 Classes:Single Op
 Exchange:EACW Member: RST + Member No. + Nickname
EA non-Member: RST + Nickname + EA province
non-EA: RST + Nickname + DXCC prefix
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO
 Multipliers:(none)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points
 Submit logs by:2359Z October 2, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:https://www.eacwspain.es/subir-puntuacion-meeting/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:https://www.eacwspain.es/eacwmeeting/
   
NCCC RTTY Sprint: 0145Z-0215Z, Oct 1
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:RTTY
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Serial No. + Name + QTH
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:October 3, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html
   
NCCC Sprint: 0230Z-0300Z, Oct 1
 Geographic Focus:North America
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:(see rules)
 Classes:(none)
 Exchange:Serial No. + Name + QTH
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:October 3, 2021
 E-mail logs to:(none)
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com/
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.ncccsprint.com/rules.html
   
K1USN Slow Speed Test: 2000Z-2100Z, Oct 1
 Geographic Focus:Worldwide
 Participation:Worldwide
 Mode:CW
 Bands:160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
 Classes:Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
 Max power:HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
 Exchange:Maximum 20 wpm
Name + (state/province/country)
 Work stations:Once per band
 QSO Points:1 point per QSO (starting with Jan 4 contest)
 Multipliers:Each state/province/country once per band
W/VE do not count as country mults (starting with Jan 4 contest)
 Score Calculation:Total score = total QSO points x total mults
 Submit logs by:2359Z October 3, 2021
 Post log summary at:http://www.3830scores.com
 Mail logs to:(none)
 Find rules at:http://www.k1usn.com/sst.html
   
thanx so much to wa7bnm

Friday, April 16, 2021

Friday, January 1, 2021

SLOW CW 5wpm or less Sunday 8PM EST 7.045 and higher speed 13-20 at 23:30 utc & MORE nets

hello let's increase our CW skills before field day JUN 24, 2021


*Maine Slow Speed Net Training 3.585.00 1800 2300Z Daily W1QU

* ka1uln slow CW code 5wpm or less 7.045 8 pm est
download  netlogger
* ka1uln higher speed  cw net   13-20 wpm  sunday  23:30 for  30 min  7.045


YOU MUST CLICK ON AIM WINDOW

here are some other CW links

www.morsetoad.com
www.hamwhisperer.com
http://www.arrl.org/5-wpm-code-archive
http://ad4dx.com/gtn/indexCWSN.htm <<<<<<<< lots of slow speed cw nets
http://naqcc.info/cw_nets.html <<<<<<<< more cw nets

please add www.clublog.org and register with your callsign and then add ylrl as one of your groups

original posted 7/1/2017
updated 12/26/2018
updated 03/20/2019
updated 07/10/2020
updated 08/19/2020


Thursday, September 10, 2020

YL Amateur Radio - NEW 1869-1886 YL doing CW

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Miss Sadie Ireton, Telephone and Telegraph Operator.   Willard Asylum, 1869 - 1886.  Willard  NY


A friend of mine  was feeling  historical and    went  to  Willard   Insane  Asylum and found a    book.  He  saw  this  YL  doinf  CW and  thought   of  me  first  thing.... "Niece  would love  to see a  YL doing  CW"
Thanx   so much  Hank  (AB2XG) for thinking  of me.   I appreciate this  information and  picture.  I wish  she  had a  callsign .. I wish we  could find  it....


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I challenge anyone (especially YL's) to have one qso with a YL from every state WAS-YL?

here are the details

http://ylrl.org/index.php/ylrl-certificates

YLRLs Have Wonderful Certificates
For questions, information and submission on the following certificates:
Worked All States YL (WAS-YL) Worked All Continents YL (WAC-YL) YL Century Club (YLCC) DX YL YL-DXCC YL-Digital Modes
Contact the YLRL Certificate Manager:
Val Lemko VE5AQ
1125 Iroquois St. W.
Moose Jaw, Sask. Canada S6H 5C1
ve5aq@sasktel.net



Worked All States YL (WAS-YL)
1. Available to any licensed Amateur in the world.
2. Contact must be made with a duly licensed YL in each of the 50 states in the U.S.
3. The District of Columbia may be counted for Maryland.
4. There are no time or band limitations.
5. In qualifying for this certificate, it is possible to work the SAME YL in each of the 50 states.
6. The list of contacts must be arranged alphabetically



Worked All Continents YL (WAC-YL)
1. Available to any licensed Amateur in the world.
2. Two-way communications must be established on the amateur radio bands with YLs on the six
continents: North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania (which includes Australia and New Zealand).
3. Any and all authorized Amateur Radio bands may be used.
4. Cross-band contacts are permitted.
5. Contacts may have been made over any period of time.
6. Contacts with all six continents must be made with duly licensed women operators.
7. It is not necessary for each contact to be a different YL.
8. Submit a list of claimed contacts alphabetically arranged by continent.



YL Century Club (YLCC)
1. Available to any licensed Amateur in the world.
2. Two-way communications must be established on authorized Amateur bands, with stations, mobile or fixed, operated by 100 different licensed women Amateurs.
3. The same YL using different call letters will NOT count.
4. Any and all amateur bands may be used.
5. Contacts with YLs anywhere in the world are recognized, provided that confirmations clearly indicate the stations were operated by duly licensed women Amateur Radio operators.
6. List of claimed contacts must be arranged alphabetically by call sign.
7. Endorsements: Confirmations of contacts accompanied by an alphabetical list, as described above, from stations operated by additional YLs may be submitted for credit each time 50 additional confirmations are available. Endorsements will be made to the original certificate when application is approved.
8. Gold stickers will be awarded to applicants who have worked their additional contacts from the same country; otherwise, silver stickers will be awarded. Please indicate whether you are applying for a gold or silver sticker when submitting your application.



DX YL
1. Available to licensed YL operators only, for working 25 DIFFERENT licensed women operators outside your own country, on or after April 1, 1958.
2. USA and possessions are counted as separate countries, as well as Alaska and Hawaii.
3. Any and all amateur bands may be used.
4. Contacts do not have to be with 25 different countries, just 25 different DX YLs.
5. The log must be arranged alphabetically by call sign.
6. Endorsements: Stickers will be awarded for each 10 additional DX YLs, subject to the same confirmation as above.



YL-DXCCL
1. Available to any licensed Amateur in the world.
2. Two-way communications must be established on authorized Amateur bands with stations (fixed or mobile), operated by licensed YLs from 100 countries on the current ARRL list of countries.
3. Any band or mode (except cross-band contacts) maybe used.
4. The log must be arranged alphabetically by country.
5. Endorsements: After receiving the certificate, a silver sticker will be awarded for contacts with YLs in 25 additional DX countries. List requirements are the same as for the original application.



YL-Digital Mode
1. Available to any licensed Amateur in the world.
2. Two-way communications must be established on authorized Amateur bands with stations (fixed or mobile), operated by licensed YLs using digital modes only.
3. Contact must be made with 25 YLs using a digital mode (PSK31, RTTY, CW, SSTV, etc.) All contacts must be made using the same mode.
4. The log must be arranged alphabetically by call sign.
5. Endorsements: After receiving the first certificate, a sticker may be awarded for each additional digital mode in which 25 YL contacts are made. (i.e. If the first 25 contacts were made using PSK31, an endorsement may be earned for making 25 contacts with YLs using RTTY. An additional endorsement after that may be earned for CW contacts, SSTV contacts, or Hellschreiber contacts, etc.)



Continuous Membership Certificate
This certificate is available ONLY to YLRL members. It is awarded automatically to any YL who has been a member, continuously for five years. Diamond-shaped stickers are awarded for each additional five years of continuous membership.
For questions, information on the Continuous Membership Certificate, please contact the current Continuous Membership Chair:
Lois Gutshall WB3EFQ
wb3efq@verizon.net


Basic Rules Applicable To All YLRL Certificates

1. Contacts made through repeater devices or any other power relay method cannot be used for any YLRL certificate confirmation.
2. All contacts must be made FROM the same country.
3. Mail or e-mail your list of contacts only. DO NOT SEND QSL CARDS TO THE Manager! Two (2) other Amateurs must sign the list of contacts verifying that the QSL cards are in the possession of the applicant. In the case of lists submitted by e-mail, the name, callsign, and email address of two Amateurs who verified the list must be submitted with the list (signatures are not required).
4. No charge is made for certificates sent out by e-mail attachment. However, if the applicant would like a printed certificate mailed to them, they MUST send sufficient postage for first class mail or a stamped self-addressed legal-size envelope to cover the cost of mailing the certificate.
5. All certificate applications must include the date, time, callsign, YLs first name, QTH, mode, band, RST given, and RST received. Additional information may be listed in each certificate's rules, as well as the order for the contacts.
6. All inquiries should be addressed to the certificate manager.
7. Decisions of the manager regarding interpretations of the rules as here stated or later amended shall be final.
8. The certificate manager's address and e-mail address is listed in each issue of the YL Harmonics.
9. Each application must include ONLY the amount of contacts needed to receive the certificate or seal. No list containing less than the required contacts will be accepted, and any extra contacts listed will be discarded, but can be resubmitted as part of the correct number of contacts for an endorsement.
10. Each certificate may be applied for by e-mail or postal mail to the certificate manager.
11. E-mail applicants will receive their certificates as an attachment to an e-mail. The certificate will be sent in .pdf format and can be viewed and printed out using the free Adobe Reader program available for download from http://www.adobe.com
12. Endorsement stickers must be applied for by mail only.


good luck

ka1uln


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YL:


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a Large even for Amateur Radio Operators to take part in Science experiment

www.HAMSCI.org


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All YLs - Please join us on Echolink for YL Ham Echolink Net every
Thursday evening at 8pm Eastern Time

(Friday 01:00UTC Winter/Friday 00:00UTC Summer)!

All YLs welcomed to participate (OMs encouraged to listen if you like)!
Look for us on Echolink ALARA Conference Node 286905.
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mac logging program >> http://www.dl2rum.de/rumsoft/RUMLog.html
log4om robust logging program

also the equivalent to echolink is echomac


to upgrade one option is www.HAMTESTING.com free study guide

everyone is waiting to have a qso with YOU .. being a YL.

last but not least PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE LOG & CONFIRM YOUR QSO'S
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STEM UPDATE


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OM:
Here is YOUR chance to hear YL's on the ham bands.
YL numbers are growing like a tsunami (not a wave).
WE are out there.

when you are calling CQ please take a minute and specifically ask for YL's only -
you will be very surprised when you have a pileup of YL's

Everyone:
when you have contacted one YL in each and every state you will receive
a WAS-YL certificate. there is only a few who has completed this....
so this is my challenge to you.

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if YOU know of a YL who needs help....
help her out or refer her to me KA1ULN at arrl.net

if you know of a YL who has let her license expire
refer her to me KA1ULN at arrl.net
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if you want to know where YL's hang out try 14.288

#yearylhamradioop #hamchicksrule (thanx Katie WY7YL)
#makewhatsnext

BTW: some people do not know what YL or 33 is
YL = Young Lady (female)
33 = is hello or good-bye for a YL.


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Interesting YL links on the Internet
























please add www.clublog.org to one of your yl loggers.. also add YLRL to see where you come in compared to other yl's
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here is another Blog by a YL


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http://weeklynet.org/ylntx


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updated 5/28/2020

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