Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club Australia Inc
Registered No A0042780C

RAOTC QSO

PARTY 2018

 

RAOTC QSO Party 2018

All licensed Australian Amateur Radio Operators are invited to participate in the annual QSO PARTY
sponsored by the Radio Amateurs Old Timers Club Australia Inc.
This is not a contest, just an on-air meeting of RAOTC members and fellow radio amateurs.
However, we do invite you to submit a log of your contacts for listing on our web page.

Date:  
Saturday, 15th Septemer 2018
Time:  
0600 – 0800 UTC
4 - 6 pm Eastern, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Central, and 2 - 4 pm Western
Object: 
To make as many contacts as possible, especially with members of the RAOTC.
Repeat contacts in the second hour are encouraged.
Bands: 
40 and 20 metres.
Modes:  
CW, AM and SSB.
Suggested Frequencies:
40 metres
CW 7020 kHz
SSB 7080 - 7110 kHz
AM 7125 kHz
20 metres
CW 14040 kHz
SSB 14160 - 14170 kHz
AM 14150 kHz
Calling:  
On CW “CQ OT”. On Phone “CQ Old Timers”
Exchange: 
Callsigns, and RST reports.
Scoring: One point per contact.
Add 25 points for using a radio 25 years or more old.
Logs:
In order to acknowledge your participation, you are invited to send a log of your contacts, so that a list may be compiled for publication in the monthly broadcast, on the RAOTC web page and in OTN. Your list should show the name and postal address of the operator submitting the log, the number of contacts with callsign, RST exchanged, points claimed and whether you used a radio over 25 years old or not.
Send logs to: 
Secretary RAOTC, PO Box 107, Mentone VIC 3194; or via email to: by Friday, 21st September 2018. If sending by email, and no acknowledgement is received, please resend.
Awards:
Certificates will be issued to:
  • Scorer with highest total contacts.
  • Highest scorer using an old radio.
  • Highest scorer in each mode in each hour.

Ian Godsil VK3JS

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