2013 ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB

Join us for the ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB on April 17!!

Are you a new Ham who has received your first license in the past 3 years? Are you interested in finding out what contesting is all about?   The ARRL has a contest just for you! The ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB is coming up on Sunday, April 17 from 18:00 UTC until 23:59 UTC (2 pm – 8 pm) and it is just for “Rookies”. We will be fielding a Multi-Op entry from the AB1OC/AB1QB QTH using our club callsign, N1FD.

Non-rookies can help by getting on the air and working rookies in the contest! See the ARRL Rookie Roundup Site for the rules and exchange.

AB1OC Antenna Tower
AB1OC Antenna Tower

We will hold elmering sessions for the contest to help you learn how to operate our station and use a contest logger the weekend of April 9th and 10th.  Join us at one of three sessions :

  • Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 am
  • Saturday, April 9th at 2:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 10th at 1:00 pm

The rules for the Rookie Roundup are on the ARRL website at http://www.arrl.org/rookie-roundup. If you are a rookie and you are interested in operating in the contest, or just visiting our station and watching the operation, contact Anita, AB1QB at [email protected].


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  1. Even if you don’t have the time or want to operate in the contest, come join us for one of the training sessions. It will be a great opportunity for you to get on the air and make some contacts. All members of our club and all graduates of our License classes are welcome!

    – Fred (AB1OC)

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