2013 (47TH) MARAC U. S. COUNTIES QSO PARTY
1400Z TO 2400Z JULY 27 AND 1400Z to 2400Z JULY 28, 2013
The Mobile Amateur Radio Awards Club is pleased to sponsor the 47th U. S. Counties QSO Party. CW, Digital and SSB Mobile (includes Portable) and Fixed operation from every county in the U.S. is encouraged.
RULES: Fixed Stations may be worked only once on each band and mode.
U.S. Mobiles may be worked each time they change county or band or mode.
When operating on county lines count one QSO for each county.
A station may not operate more than one transmitter at one time.
Spotting is encouraged, including self-spotting by mobiles and fixed stations.
U.S. Stations: RST/RS, state and county.
All others: RST/RS and "DX".
County abbreviations (prepared by W0QE) are available at:
1 point for Fixed stations;
15 points for U.S. Mobiles (must activate more than one county);
5 points for DX.
FINAL SCORE = TOTAL QSO POINTS times unique U.S. COUNTIES WORKED.
For a valid contact, one station must be in a U.S County.
Net contacts are invalid for contest purposes.
Mobiles changing states during the contest should calculate their
scores for each state and total score.
Total Overall Score must not count a county as a multiplier more
than once regardless of the mobile's county or band.
Separate logs for CW and SSB contacts are required.
First Place CW and SSB Mobile and fixed in each State.
First Place CW and SSB in each DX country (non U.S.).
MARAC Contest Plaques:
First place CW and SSB mobile and fixed U.S. stations.
First place CW and SSB DX stations (non-U.S.).
Send completed logs (Cabrillo format accepted, summary not required) and summary sheet by August 31, 2012, to: Norm Beavers W3DYA; 3320 McMillan Dr; Tyler, TX 75701-8239, or email to: email@example.com (text or .doc files OK.
Summary sheet available by email/mail request (SASE not required).
2013 (47TH) MARAC U. S. COUNTIES QSO PARTY Results