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April WES: Easter EGG and Peter Rabbit Hunt

The April Weekend Sprintathon runs from 12:00 UTC April 09th through 23:59 UTC April 10th for a total of 36 hours.

The theme for this WES is all about hunting for Easter “EGG” and “Peter Rabbit” stations. The goal this time is those “EGG station and Peter Rabbit station” get to be SPECIAL! Many SKCC members have volunteered to be Special Bonus Point stations for this event.

“EGG” stations can count each unique contact they make (only once per band) during the WES as 5 bonus points. So, plan on being very active during the full WES time period to help others fill their Easter baskets.

All other SKCC WES stations can only count bonus points of 5 points (again once per band) of each “EGG” or “Peter Rabbit” QSO made during this WES.

April WES EGG Stations are:

AA9OM
- Darrell #17229T
AC2WU
- David #22025T
AC9XS
- Steve #23280S
F6EJN
- Robert #508S
KD9KHA
- Andy #23208S
KF4AV
- Dan #21853S
VA2KCC
- Tony #18420T
W0BET
- Darrel #20365S
W0NZZ
- Denny #22005T
W1ZAH
- Frank #20478S
WB5JWI
- LES #5013S
WM4Q
- Pete #16465S
K3EW
- Phil #10605S
KE0ZUW
- John #24404C
PG4I
- Jo #11019S
W4CMG
- Cathy #20093S
WA3GM
- Greg #10382S
K2PHD
- Doc #5669C
W4XJ
- Randy #616S
K5ZOL
- Bob #3945S
K9RDU
- Nick #25191T
AF8A
- Gary #16348
N0IPA
- Jim #23014T
G4PVM
- Paul #17810S
NQ8T
- Steve #5919S
W4EAB
- Allan #13155S
W8RDG
- Ron #13146S
K8FAC
- Frank #2506S
W3JJB
- John #21909S
KG5YTS
- Doug #18546T
KA8HFN
- Larry #2046S
AC1KV
- Dan #24660T
G0RDO
- John #2133S
N0HOV
- Joe #23610S
N4SNI
- Angel #11075S
W2EB
- Bill #21535T
KKØI
- Jack #2370S
K8MPW
- Bil #15372T
W9KMK
- Gene #19270S
NA5N
- Paul #10073S
W2NR
- Randy #1050S
4Z1BC
- Ben #11021S
KB1FGC
- Rich #21047T

Our 'Peter Rabbit' station for this WES will be KS6KCC, managed by Jim, W6JIM and Flip, KT9X.

The following operators are signed up as KS6KCC:

AI6W
- JON #22986T
K6PB
- Pete #6971S
K6KY
- ADRIAN #12497T
K6ZX
- STEVE #18552T
KM4OPN
- WAYNE #22702C
KT9X
- FLIP #2474T
N0CW
- CHUCK #23240S
W1EJ
- ED #1594S
W6JIM
- JIM #15169T
W6UG
- PHIL #10782S
WK4WC
- LANE #17012S

Remember you will need to keep count up your bonus points and add them to your total when submitting your WES results report.

As before, when you submit your results, you just add the total number of “EGG and Peter Rabbit” QSOs (once per band) times five and enter your bonus points total to your over all score of QSO’s, SPC’s, and S/T/C’s.

Please remember to submit your score, tell us how may eggs you had in your basket and if you contacted “Peter Rabbit” as well. Don’t forget to submit a picture of you operating or your station as well with your results submission.

73 and Have Fun, Ken, WB2ART #2020S

wes-manager@skccgroup.com

https://groups.io/g/SKCC


Rules:

Eligibility:

The SKCC's Weekend Sprintathon is open to all licensed amateurs, as well as shortwave listeners. All participants must use a straight key, sideswiper, or bug unless you qualify for an exemption, as stated in the SKCC Key Policy..

Frequencies:

Participants may sprint on 160-6 meters, excluding the WARC bands (60, 30, 17, and 12 meters). Suggested frequencies are on or around the SKCC calling frequencies: 1.813.5, 3.550, 7.038, 7.055 and 7.120, 14.050, 21.050 and 21.114, 28.050 and 28.114, and 50.090 Mhz. The club's sked page or other spotting tools are permitted for this event. Where two frequencies are listed for the same band, score as one band. That is, if you contact W8BALL on 7.050 and on 7.120, you can count only one of those contacts.

Exchange:

The minimum exchange must include RST, QTH, operator name, and SKCC number. If you are not a club member, please send "none" for SKCC number. Please give a realistic RST, not a perfunctory 599 or 559. If you don't get a signal report, please ask for it. For QTH, US and Canadian stations should use their two-letter state or province abbreviation. US and Canadian stations, send your two-character state or province code. All other countries send your 3-alpha SPC code found here.

This is an informal event, so if you are not an SKCC member, take a moment to visit our home page and apply for a number. It's free! And if you are a member and have completed the required exchange, hang around and chat for a bit with non-members. It's good PR!

Scoring:

For amateur-radio operators

-- Each unique QSO counts as one point. You may count contacts with the same station on multiple bands, but only once per band. You earn one multiplier point for each state, province, or country worked, but you can count a state, province, or country only once per WES.

-- You earn bonus points for working Centurions, Tribunes, and Senators. You can work the same C, T, or S on multiple bands for QSO points, but his or her C, T or S counts once per WES for bonus points. Each C is worth 5 points, each T is worth 10 points, and each S is worth 15 points.

-- You receive an additional 25 bonus points for each band on which you contact the special sprint station, KS1KCC, when it is active. Extra bonus points may be offered as part of a given sprint's theme. If none is offered, enter 0 in the appropriate box on the submissions page.

For shortwave listeners:

You must copy at least one side of a WES QSO for a QSO point. If you copy both sides of a WES exchanges, that counts as 2 QSO points. You can count the same station more than once only if you copy that station's QSO on a different band -- one QSO per band. Note that some WES themes may not allow SWL entrants to claim the theme-related bonus.

Submissions:

Please use the submissions page, reached by clicking on the "Submit Your Score" link at the top of this page. The link will appear when the submissions page is activated for each event. Between events, the link will not appear on the page.

As you enter your contact information on the submissions page, the page calculates your score automatically by multiplying the total number of QSOs by the total number of multipliers, then adds the total C, T, and S bonus points. If the event has a theme-related bonus scheme as well, you will need to calculate the theme-related bonus yourself and enter the total in the appropriate field on the submissions page.

Your Total = (QSO x Multipliers) + C, T, and S bonus points + theme-related bonus, if any

Logs are not required unless the WES manager requests them. The deadline for submitting or correcting your entry is 2359 UTC on the Sunday following the event. If you are correcting your entry, you must resubmit all your information, not just the item that needed the correction. If you are not a member of the SKCC, use "none" in place of SKCC number on the submissions page. If you are an SWL and have a unique SWL club ID, use that in place of a call sign. If you don't have a club ID, make up a unique, one-word ID to use.