New Mexico QSO Party -- This Saturday!
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Just a few days until the New Mexico QSO Party hits the HF, 6 meter, and 2 meter bands — this Saturday (April 10) from 8am-8pm MDT.
Our goal is for each of New Mexico’s 33 counties to have as many hams as possible operating during the event. We still have a few empty counties to fill on the map, and some counties needing additional operators.
Do you plan to participate...even if just for a short while?
If so, please let us know what county/counties you may operate from. Even if your plans are just tentative at this point. This information stokes participation from around the nation and helps the event's dedicated mobile operators plan their routes around the state to activate counties needing more activity for all to enjoy.
We will list your callsign on the New Mexico QSO Party's interactive activation map found at http://www.newmexicoqsoparty.org/wp/county-activation-plans/map
This is a super event for new and experienced hams alike. Operate from the comfort of your home, combine forces (safely) with hams in your club as a club activity, invite a group of friends to your shack for a multi-op operation, hit the road as a mobile station, or rally friends and club members to set up -- Field Day style! -- as part of the special expedition category.
This year's New Mexico QSO Party is sponsored by the dedicated members and leadership of Taos Amateur Radio Club. Check out www.newmexicoqsoparty.org for additional details, and please invite other hams, mobile ops, or local clubs you know to participate in this Saturday's event.
We look forward to hearing lots of action on the bands. And don't forget to submit your logs by April 24 (see rules for details)!