Episode 3: Four more QSO parties and ARI International DX

Episode 3: Four more QSO parties and ARI International DX

Let’s look ahead to the May 6-7 weekend QSO Parties for the 7th Call Area, Indiana, Delaware and New England states, plus the ARI International DX contest.

Episode 2.1: Recapping the Florida QSO Party

Episode 2.1: Recapping the Florida QSO Party

On Saturday and Sunday (April 29-30), the bands were ignited by the Florida State QSO Party, or FQP. As the weekend rolled along I took notes for this post-contest mini-episode 2.1.

Episode 2: Florida QSO Party

Episode 2: Florida QSO Party

Organized by the Florida Contest Group, the Florida QSO Party is one of the more well-attended state contests, where everyone around the world turns their antennas toward Florida and tries to work as many stations in as many Florida counties as possible.

Episode 1: SPDX RTTY and BARTG 75 RTTY

Episode 1: SPDX RTTY and BARTG 75 RTTY

In the first full episode of Zone Zero, Bud looks at the SP DX RTTY and BARTG 75 RTTY contests. Both events include a continent multiplier, which adds a fun extra dimension as you scour the bands trying to find all six continents – Africa, Europe, Asia, Oceania, North and South America.

Zone Zero podcast goes live (soon)

Zone Zero podcast goes live (soon)

We’ve been working on an audio podcast called Zone Zero — that imaginary place where contest plans are made and aspirations are high. The objective is simple: to look ahead at upcoming contests, providing advance knowledge of what to expect, where to look for contacts, and when to be on the air for the best results. Why …

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