[Boatanchors] Fall 2017 CW Classic Exchange

howard holden holden7471 at msn.com
Fri Sep 1 21:14:02 EDT 2017

The CW CX will run from 1300 UTC September 10 to 0800 UTC September 11, 2017
(9 AM Eastern Time on Sunday to 3 AM Eastern Time Monday)
from 1300 UTC September 12 to 0800 UTC September 13, 2017
(9 AM Eastern Time on Tuesday to 3 AM Eastern Time Wednesday)

Suggested Frequencies -- plus/minus QRM
Listen up and down 5 to 10 Kc for crystal controlled stations
CW     1.810 mc.     3.545 mc.     7.045 mc.     14.045 mc.     21.045 mc.     28.045 mc.     50.100 mc.     144.100 mc.

The CX is a no-pressure contest celebrating the older commercial and homebrew equipment that was the pride and joy of ham shacks many decades ago. The object is
to encourage restoration, operation and enjoyment of this older Classic equipment.

However, you need not operate a Classic rig to participate in the CX. YOU MAY USE ANY RIG in the contest although new gear is a distinct scoring disadvantage.
You can still work the "great ones" with modern equipment.

There are new Bonus Scores for using the same model rigs as your Novice station and for using an RME receiver and for using a WRL transmitter.

Awards will be given in two classes: 1. Three or fewer receiver-transmitter pairs 2. Four or more receiver-transmitter pairs.

Send logs, comments, anecdotes, pictures, etc. to

J.D. "Mac" Mac Aulay, WQ8U at wq8u at arrl.net<mailto:wq8u at arrl.net>

 Full details at: http://classicexchange.org/sep17/sep17ann.html<http://classicexchange.org/sep16/sep2016cxann.html>

Questions? email me!

CU on the air for CX!

73, Howie WB2AWQ/7

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