Oregon QSO Party, sponsored by the Central Oregon DX Club, 1400 UTC 7 May to 0200 UTC 8 May 2005 (7AM to 7PM PDT Saturday). Oregon stations work everyone, others work Oregon stations only. Work stations once per band/mode, mobiles again as they enter new counties. No repeater QSOs.
Exchange: Send serial number plus county or state/province location. The serial number is a "QSO number" starting with 1.
Scoring: 1 pt/SSB QSO; 2 pts/CW QSO. Score: multiply QSO points by total OR counties worked on each mode (max 72). Oregon stations multiply QSO pts by OR counties + states + provinces + DXCC countries (15 max.; excludes W, KH6, KL7 and VE). 100 bonus points for working special club station K7O. One extra multiplier for each 8 QSOs with the same OR county.
Operating frequencies: 40 kHz up on CW, 50 KHz up on SSB - 3855, 7235, 14255, 21355 and 28455 on ssb.
Send logs and summary sheet by June 10 to Oregon QSO Party, c/o CODXC, 61255 Ferguson Rd, Bend, OR 97702. Computer logs to firstname.lastname@example.org -- any plain text format is acceptable.
On the Website at www.codxc.org: Rules, County Signup sheet, Oregon Map, Summary Sheet, and files for use with CT and TR logging programs.
The 36 OREGON Counties, with official abbreviations:
|BAK Baker ||HAR Harney ||MOR Morrow|
|BEN Benton ||HOO HoodRiver||MUL Multnomah|
|CLK Clackamas ||JAC Jackson ||POL Polk|
|CLT Clatsop ||JEF Jefferson||SHE Sherman|
|COL Columbia ||JOS Josephine||TIL Tillamook|
|COO Coos ||KLA Klamath||UMA Umatilla|
|CRO Crook ||LAK Lake ||UNI Union|
|CUR Curry ||LAN Lane ||WAL Wallowa|
|DES Deschutes ||LCN Lincoln||WCO Wasco|
|DOU Douglas ||LNN Linn ||WSH Washington|
|GIL Gilliam ||MAL Malheur||WHE Wheeler|
|GRA Grant ||MAR Marion ||YAM Yamhill|