NS RTTY this Thursday

Ken K6MR

Greetings Diddlers:

Great to work a number of diddlers in the original digital mode Sprint last weekend.  A wonderful tribute to Don, W4OC. Apparently many missed SC, which Don often provided to all of us.  RIP OM.


Our RTTY get together had just over double digit participation.  20 was a no show, but 160 had some activity.  So don’t forget to check both just in case someone is around.


This weekend is the CQ WPX RTTY, so take some time to tune up the diddle machine.  Not only can you join us at our normal time on Thursday, there will be two other practice sessions in normal WPX contest format.  So check them all out and make sure you are ready to make the weekend productive.

The details for our little get together this week:

Friday,  6 Feb 2020, 0145Z - 0215Z (Thursday, 5 Feb  in NA)
-- 1745 - 1815 PST
-- 2045 - 2115 EST
-- (others in-between those two)
-- 160: Around 1805  (Last two to five minutes seem to be popular…)
-- 80/40/20/15 +84 kHz up from the band edge   <--NOTE
-- Same band dupes ok after 1 intervening Q.
-- 1 kHz QSY rule, otherwise standard Sprint rules
-- Mults per band.
-- 100W power limit

Please visit http://www.ncccsprint.com/rttyns.html for complete rules and links to other info. If you find any problems with the web pages, please let me know so we can get them fixed.

If you would like to receive all the latest info about NS as well as a have a place for comments and questions, sign up for the NS mailing list:  https://groups.io/g/nccc-blue

Contestonlinescore.com has a slot set up for us if you’d like to make sure your logger is talking to the world.  Select NCCC NA RTTY Sprint.

Report scores to 3830scores.com, and join us at 0300Z on 3610 kHz (+/- a few for ongoing groups) for comments and questions (and dinner menus).

Diddle diddle,

Ken K6MR

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