The 55th Vermont QSO Party will take place during the first weekend of February 2013. It will begin at 0000 UTC Saturday and will end at 2400 UTC Sunday.
In local time, this corresponds to a start time of 7:00 PM FRIDAY night February 1st and an end time of 7PM SUNDAY night February 3rd.
The VERMONT QSO PARTY provides the opportunity for Amateur Radio Operators to contact and exchange QSO information with Vermont Amateur Radio operators. All licensed amateur radio operators are invited to participate.
The discussion below is a summary of the QSO Party. Please download The Official 2013 Vermont QSO Party Rules for specific rules.
All stations count one point per phone contact, two points for CW, RTTY or other digital modes. Stations can be worked on multiple bands and multiple modes.
Multipliers only count once per mode. Multipliers can consist of:
Phone: 80-15 meters: the first 25 kHz of the General portion of each band, 1850-1875 KHz, 28.400-28.425 MHz.
CW: 25-50 kHz from the bottom edge of each band.
VHF: 50.13 MHz SSB, 144.2 MHz SSB, 146.55 MHz FM.
Vermont activity hours have been scheduled to allow Vermont stations to find each other:
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W1AAK NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN W1ABI NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN W1ARF AMATEUR RADIO FUN K1BBS BURR & BURTON SEMINARY AR W1BD CENTRAL VT ARC KB1BPX STRAFFORD ARC KB1BRN BORDER AR FED WX1BTV NATL WEATHER SERVICE BTV KB1BXH RUTLAND AREA RADIO EXP W1CTE CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY RC K1EQX NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN N1FS ADDISON CO ARA K1GAP LINCOLN GAP RC W1GMR GREEN MTN ARC W1GMW GREEN MTN WIRELESS SOCIET WB1GQR VT CONTEST RADIO K1IBM IBM ARC KB1IZF BORDER LINE ARC WS1J FAST K1JAY ST. ALBANS ARC W1JTB NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN WA1KFX NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN W1KOO BURLINGTON ARC WB1MG BLACK MTN RADIO GROUP W1MOO UDDER CLUB NV1N SB ELECTRONIC ARC KB1NAZ PARTRIDGE HILL RC K1NEI NEW ENGLAND INTERCONNECT WR1NH NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN W1NVT RADIO AMATEURS OF NORTH W1OFW OLD FARFELS WIRELESS W1PAZ WAGE PEACE RADIO GROUP KB1PIH WEST RIVER RC KB1PSJ RICHMOND RESCUE ARC W1PU ROADKILL ARC WG1Q GREEN MTN WIRELESS SOCIETY N1QS NORTHERN VT QRP SOC W1RCV VERMONT DX CLUB W1RMC MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE ARC W1RRC WEST RIVER RC N1STA ST. ALBANS ARC W1STM SPRINGFIELD TELESCOPE RC K1SV SOUTHERN VT ARC KB1UJG CENTRAL VT ARC W1UWS CT VALLEY FM ASSOC W1VDH VT EMERG MGMT RACES N1VEM VT EMERG MGMT RACES K1VIT VT INTERCONNECT TEAM AA1VT LSCAARC N1VT MOUNT TOP ASSOC OF VT WR1VT WEST RIVER RC W1VTC VT TECHNICAL COLLEGE ARC W1WNN AUX RADIO MOBILE SYSTEMS W1WWV WIRELESS WOMEN OF VT WA2DDT NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN W2DMC CRYSTAL RC K2KDA NORTHEAST FM RPTR ASSN