SJRA to activate SNJ Counties for NJ QSO Party 2015

The NJ QSO Party runs Saturday, 19 September (12:00 Noon to 11:59 PM) and Sunday, 20 September (10:00 AM to 4:00 PM).

Ken - K2WB and Jon - W2MC will be operating as a ROVER station using the South Jersey Radio Association club call of K2AA during the QSO Party, traveling to each county in the South Jersey area.

The rover plan is:

Saturday, starting at 12 Noon
Time Map Location County Approximate Location
12:00-13:00 A Ocean County Tuckerton Seaport or Tip Seaman Park-Route 9
13:00-13:30 N/A N/A Travel
13:30-14:30 B Burlington County Amasa Landing, off Route 9 and Parkway (mile 50)
14:30-15:00 N/A N/A Travel
15:00-16:00 C Atlantic County Atlantic City Service Area-Parkway (mile 41)
16:00-16:30 N/A N/A Travel
16:30-17:30 D Cape May County Cape May Rest Area-Parkway (mile 22)
17:30-18:15 N/A N/A Travel
18:15-19:15 E Cumberland County Millville NJ
19:15-20:00 N/A N/A Travel
20:00-21:00 F Camden County Waterford Works NJ


Sunday, starting at 10:00
Time Map Location County Approximate Location
10:00-11:00 G Mercer County 295 scenic overview
11:00-11:45 N/A N/A Travel
11:45-12:45 H Gloucester County Red Bank Battlefield
12:45-13:15 N/A N/A Travel
13:15-14:15 I Salem County Route 295 Rest Area


You can work us once per band/mode at each County stop. You can also see our Rover plan with the stops marked-off at:

https://batchgeo.com/map/59c07fb518e2df9ca44474ccb2d1aac3 (see below)

Special QSL cards will be available, and there will be a special certificate for working K2AA/R in all Southern New Jersey counties!

Where we will be operating:

We are planning to be on two bands simultaneously – one station on 40 meters using a full-size ¼ wave 40 meter vertical antenna, and the other on 20 meters with a small tri-band yagi antenna. We may move, conditions depending, to other bands, but the NJ QSO Party rules only permit contacts on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 Meters.

Look for us at or around (primarily 40 & 20):

Band Phone
40M 7.190
20M 14.250
15M 21.400
10M 28.400


Exchange:

     New Jersey stations send RS(T) and county
     US/Canada send RS(T) and state/province.
     DX stations send RS(T) and “DX”

Also, work the Burlington County Radio Club “Jersey Devil” station – K2TD – for a 100 point bonus! The complete rules and scoring information are available at:

http://www.k2td-bcrc.org/njqp/njqp_rules.html

Looking forward to seeing you all on the air for this years' QSO Party!

Jon - W2MC
Ken- K2WB

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