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ARRL November 2013 Phone Sweepstakes

Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 16-18, 2013). Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday.

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When

Nov 16, 2013 04:00 PM to
Nov 17, 2013 10:00 PM

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Dates

Phone: Third full weekend in November (November 16-18, 2013). Contest Period: Begins 2100 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday.

Contest Object

For stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) to exchange QSO information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands. No contest QSOs on 12, 17, 30 or 60 meters.

Log Submission Deadline

All Sweepstakes logs must be submitted within FIFTEEN (15) days of the contest ending.

Phone:0300 UTC Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Operating Time

All stations may operate no more than 24 of the 30 hours.

Off-times must be a minimum of 30 minutes without operating. Listening time counts as operating time.

Awards

Certificates will be awarded to the top operator CW scores in each category in each ARRL/RAC section and division.

All Overall and Divisional winners will be awarded a plaque recognizing their efforts. Plaques are either sponsored by individual, groups or clubs, or by the principal awards sponsor, Icom America.

Participation pins and Clean Sweep coffee mugs are available for purchase from the ARRL by qualifying stations. See the complete rules for details.

Entry Categories

1. Single Operator:

1.1. QRP. Transmit with 5 watts or less. Spotting assistance & Skimmer use is NOT permitted.

1.2. Low Power. Transmit with 150 watts or less. Spotting assistance & Skimmer use is NOT permitted.

1.3. High Power. Transmit with 1500 watts or less. Spotting assistance & Skimmer use is NOT permitted.

2. Single Operator Unlimited:

2.1. Low Power— Transmit with 150 watts or less. Spotting assistance and Skimmer use is allowed.

2.2. High Power--Transmit with 1500 watts or less. Spotting assistance and Skimmer use is allowed

3. Multioperator, Single Transmitter:

3.1. Low Power - Transmit with 150 watts or less. Spotting assistance and Skimmer use is allowed.

3.2. High Power - Transmit with 1500 watts or less. Spotting assistance and Skimmer use is allowed.

3.3. Multioperator entries may have only 1 transmitted signal on the air at any given time.

3.4. Multioperator stations have no limitations on band changes.

3.5. There is no Multioperator, Two Transmitter or Multioperator, Multi-Transmitter category.

4. School Club:

4.1. There are three divisions to this category.

4.1.1. College and University

4.1.2. Technical School

4.1.3. Secondary and other School

4.2. School clubs compete as their own category.

4.3. Only currently enrolled regular students and faculty/staff of the institution are eligible to operate a school club entry. As of 2010, Alumni may participate on the air with students. It is not, however, in the spirit of the category for Alumni exclusively to use the club station. Alumni should make every effort to continue in an Elmer role to current student club members.

4.4. There is no distinction between Single and Multi operator stations or power levels in the School Club category.

4.5. School clubs must operate from established stations located on the campus. No portable operation from a near-by contest station is allowed. A club may operate from a member’s station only if no on-campus station exists.

4.6. Certificates will be awarded to the top scoring entry in each division of this category in each ARRL/RAC section and division.

4.7. Spotting assistance and Skimmer use is allowed.

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Club Officers

President
Dan Gealt WX2P

Vice President
Mickey Corentto NY2MC

Treasurer
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Secretary
Bernie Capron N1NDN

Repeater Trustee
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Served Agency Liaisons

Warren County RACES
Radio Officer
David Gealt KD2BVA
Deputy Radio Officer
Derrick Helms KD2ALW

Warren County ARES
Emergency Coordinator
David Gealt KD2BVA
Assistant Emergency
Coordinator

Derrick Helms KD2ALW

Washington County
RACES

Radio Officer
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Washington County
ARES

Emergency Coordinator
Jami Olden N2ZTC

Northern District, ENY Section ARES
Assistant District Emergency Coordinator
David Gealt KD2BVA

Warren County
SKYWARN

Emergency Coordinator
Donald James N2VU
Assistant Emergency Coordinator
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Washington County
SKYWARN

Emergency Coordinator
Donald James N2VU
Assistant Emergency Cooordinator
Shawn Perry N2HSP

Red Cross
Glens Falls Office

Communications Lead
Donald James N2VU

LASAR
Team Commander
Jake Haker N2FIN

Warren County Office
of Emergency Services

Director
Brian LaFlure KD2HVY

Washington County
Department of Public
Safety

Deputy Director
Jonathan Pease KD2IHN

Glens Falls Hospital
Director of Emergency Services
Laura Stebbins KD2HHM

Public Info Managers

Web Site
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS
David Gealt KD2BVA
Donald James N2VU
Derrick Helms KD2ALW
Dan Gealt WX2P
Shawn Perry N2HSP
Mickey Corentto NY2MC

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David Gealt KD2BVA
Shawn Perry N2HSP
Donald James N2VU
Dan Gealt WX2P
Jami Olden N2ZTC
Mickey Corentto NY2MC
Jeff Archambeault KC2SDS