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Date:   Friday September 28, 2012
Time:   8:00 pm - 8:00 pm 
Location:   NR4M "Da Farm"
Notes:   If you are coming to operate contact Steve,



We had a terrific turnout for Saturdays Rap Chapter meeting, 25 in
attendance. Meeting was called to order by K4ZW at 10AM. With no old or new
business to discuss we proceeded to go around the room learning what our
fellow contesters were up to. The meeting adjourned for scrumptious grilled
burgers, sausages and chicken. Great company, great food!

The plaque has arrived!

NR4M (team 'Goat'), was the winner of the 2011 CQWW RTTY DX contest in the 'Multi-operator, Two transmitter' class, for North America. It really is an attractive award.

This was a new North American record of 6,363,236 points.

IARU HF World Championship (2012)

Rules make it not as much fun for a multi-op. Off for about 2 hours because of electrical storms in area. Had the pleasure of having Sandy, YO3ND, operate with us, while visiting N2YO. Had plenty of time BS, and we did.

NR4M wins WPX RTTY 2012

Well, guys, we did it!  We broke the existing North American record for the WPX RTTY contest in the multi-multi class, with a score of over 14 million points!  Not too shabby at all, and a job well done! Between the personal ‘chit-chats’ I’ve had and what I heard mentioned at the last meeting, there seems to be a lot of enthusiasm for more RTTY participation from ‘the Farm’. 

WAE DX Contest, CW

IARU HF Contest

IARU HF Contest - a 24 hour contest.

This year guest operator is Sandu YO3ND, a good friend of Chip N2YO.

Rules at

Rappahanock chapter meeting at the Goat Farm

The meeting was more or less called to order around 10:30 with Ken K4ZW
officiating. There was no business to discuss so we went right to
individuals discussing their recent activities. In addition to many regulars
in attendance Steve NY3A and Fred K3ZO joined us.

W4IM John - Has been slowly rebuilding his shack. Meanwhile he's been
operating from NI4VA in Caroline Cty VA. John was also active with the
Fredericksburg club K4TS from Curtis Park in Stafford County for field day.

NR4M wins M2 NA CQWW 2010 RTTY!

NR4M wins M2 NA CQWW 2010 RTTY!

Operators were K3NC, K4EC, K4GM, K4ZW, K7SV, N3ZV, NR4M.

Article from CQ Magazine

CQWW WPX Contest, CW (2012)

Another terrific CQWPX CW has come and gone. It's going to be hard to beat this one. First we had four new folks operating with us. Aurelio PC5A and Frank ON9CC included a stay with us after Dayton. Hans PB2T/NB2T who is in the area on temporary assignment stopped by on Sunday. And last, but certainly not least, Pete N4ZR spent the weekend. Then, we can talk about conditions, but I think it's all been pretty well said. Ten could have been a bit better, but that probably would have been at the expense of 80 and maybe 160.


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