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QRP Homebrewer Sprint
Put down the soldering iron and get on the air with other QRP homebrewers! The NJQRP and "QRP Homebrewer" magazine are sponsoring this fun, quick and easy QRP sprint ... with a homebrew twist! Includes PSK31 mode and multipliers for home-built gear. Prizes for the winner(s) and special certificates for all.



Promote homebrewed & homemade equipment on the air together. Warblers too! Anyone with ANY equipment can enter.


New Jersey QRP Club ( )


The fourth Monday in March and in September
0000 - 0400 UTC

(Sunday evening in USA/Canada)


CW and PSK31. (Both modes considered separate bands).

QRP CW and PSK31 frequencies recommended on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters.


RST - State/Province/Country - Power out

 QSO Points:

  • 2 - Commercial Equipment
  • 3 - Homebrew Xmtr or Rcvr
  • 4 - Homebrew Xmtr AND Rcvr or Xcvr

(Kits are okay for homebrew).

 Power Mult:

The highest power used during the contest determines the multiplier.

  • a) >5 W = X1
  • b) 1 - 5 W = X7
  • c) 250 mW - 1 W = X10
  • d) <250 mW = X15


State/Province/Country for all bands.

The same station may be worked on more than one band for QSO points and SPC credit.

CW and PSK31 are considered separate bands.


Points (total for all bands) x SPC (total for all bands) x power multiplier.


Awards of current NJQRP Club kits or subscriptions to "QRP Homebrewer" will be provided based on the number of entries received.

Special certificates will also be awarded.


Entries must be received by 30 days from the contest.

The log sheets and summary should be included. E-mail logs are accepted in text form. (No word processor files etc). Also paper logs are OK.

Please include your Soapbox info with your equipment and exploits.

Send logs to:

Mailing address:
Ken Newman, N2CQ
81 Holly Drive

or send by email to:


Date of info: March 27, 2005
Original rules last modified: March 25, 2005
Source: NJQRP Club Web Site
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This page was created March 27, 2005
Most recent revision March 27, 2005