TARS HF WPX Contest Winners Announced

At the May TARS meeting, Stan Zawrotny, K4SBZ announced the winners of the first TARS HF WPX Contest. This contest was held using the CQ Worldwide WPX Contest on March 28-29, 2015 as a framework. First Place in the High Power category went to Gerry Gross, WA6POZ, with Stan Zawrotny, K4SBZ, taking Second Place. In the Low Power category, Theo Titus, K4MVL, won First Place, Bob Clark, K9HVW, came in Second and Jeff Lockwood, N4TML, took Third Place.

Comparing scores worldwide and nationally, Theo’s 302,112 points ranked him 218th (top 14%) worldwide and 34th  (top 8%) nationally in the Low Power category. Gerry’s 431,364 points in the High Power class put him in the top 30% nationally and 35% worldwide. Other participants can view their scores compared with other entries at http://www.cqwpx.com/claimed.htm?mode=ph.

Florida QSO Party – TARS Club Contest

TARS is sponsoring another club contest. This contest will be based on the annual Florida QSO Party, April 25-26. Like last month’s club contest, TARS members will compete against each other within the framework of the international Florida QSO Party. The object is to work as many hams in as many states as possible. Awards […]

2015 Florida QSO Party (FQP) – TARS Contest Rules

Note: only sections with changes from the Florida QSO Party rules are listed. 1)Object: For TARS members to make contact with as many stations as possible, working as many states as possible in competition with other TARS members. 3)Categories: Categories are based solely on power and mode. QRP- 5W output or less Low Power- 150W output […]