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2013 Arizona QSO Party Announcement!

from Gary Keck, KE7DX on August 27, 2013
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2013 Arizona QSO Party Announcement!

Announcing the 2013 Arizona QSO Party, sponsored by the ARRL Arizona Section and Catalina Radio Club, from Oct 12 1600Z to Oct 13 0600Z and Oct 13 1400Z to Oct 13 2359Z. Phone, CW and Digital modes on 160/80/40/20/15/10/6/2 meters. Single-Op, Multi-Op, Arizona Multi-Multi, Arizona County Expedition and Mobile categories. Work stations once per band and mode. Mobiles may be worked once per band and mode in each county. County Line operations (two counties max) count as 2 QSOs. Outside Arizona exchange sequential serial number and location (State, Province, or DXCC Prefix). Arizona Stations send sequential serial number and State/County abbreviation. Suggested Frequencies (kHz): CW: 1812, 3548, 7048, 14048, 21048, 28048, 50048. SSB: 1848, 3848, 7189, 14248, 21348, 28448, 50148. FM Simplex: 146.48MHz. One point per Phone QSO, two points for CW and Digital QSOs. Multipliers for non-AZ entries are the 15 AZ counties by band and mode. Multipliers for AZ entries are States, Provinces, and DXCC Countries by mode. Final score is total QSO points times total multipliers + 100pts for Special Event Station K7MPR. Mail logs no later than Oct 31 to Catalina Radio Club, C/O Gary Keck, PO Box 17811, Tucson, AZ 85731 or via email to For full rules, along with log and summary sheets, Cabrillo electronic file format, and Award information, see

Arizona Operators: announce your own planned AZQP operation so can can cover ALL Arizona Counties. Please send planned operation details to

For those that may be interested or are members of a club that may be interested, we have three (3) award sponsorships available at $45 for this year:
Pennsylvania Top Single Operator
Arizona Single Operator High Power
Arizona County Expedition Multi Operator
Please send an email to indicating your interest, and Thank You!

Looking forward to hearing you on the air!

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