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					                    Sterling Park Amateur Radio Club (SPARC)
                            http://www.qsl.net/sterling/VA_QSO_Party/QSOParty.htm

 Gordon Miller, NQ4K
 nq4k@arrl.net
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                                               Sterling Park
                                        Amateur Radio Club (SPARC)
               • A friendly club
                       – Meet once a month
                       – Sponsor the Annual VA QSO Party.
                       – Manage the the U.S. 4th call area, two-letter prefix, incoming
                         QSL Bureau.
                       – Participate in ARRL Field Day
                       – Operate a radio station at Sterlingfest, the annual hometown
                         street festival
                       – Enjoy working a few amateur radio contests as a club entry


               • Web site: www.qsl.net/sterling

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                                                 Topics

               • Appreciation

               • Meta-Analysis of the 2006 QSO Party

               • Description of Certificates
                       – Including related certificates


               • All Time High Scores

               • Presentation of Plaques



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                                                     Appreciation

           • Hams Everywhere
                    – For enthusiastically participating
           • Members of SPARC
                    – Committee Members
                             •   Dick, W2YE, for rules and club station
                             •   Jim, AF4MO, for working County and Independent City coverage
                             •   Henry, K2BFY, for a scoring program
                             •   Ray, KD4RSL, for photographs and handling money
                             •   Jim, KF4PQL, for assisting with ceremony
                    – All members for
                             •   Calling VA hams to foster interest
                             •   K4NVA operation
                             •   Advice, and
                             •   Log scoring
           • Plaque Sponsors
           • Others
                    – Manassas Hamfest: Offering time and space
                    – Many, many Others

                                                                                           Topics
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                                        2006 VQP Awards Ceremony




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                                        2007 VQP Briefings to Clubs




                                                           Alexandria ARA




                                                                            Vienna
                                                                            Wireless




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                                          2007 VQP Briefings to Clubs




                                                                           Richmond Amateur Radio Club




                                        Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society

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                                        2007 VQP Briefings to Clubs


                                                                      Shenandoah
                                                                      Valley
                                                                      Amateur
                                                                      Radio Club




   Rappahannock
   ARA




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                                        2007 VQP Briefings to Clubs

                                             Richmond
                                             Frostfest




                                                         Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club
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                                        2007 VQP Briefings to Clubs


                                               VA
                                               Beach
                                               ARC




                                                                 Loudoun
                                                                 Amateur
                                                                 Radio
                                                                 Group




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                                               2007 VQP
                                          Plaques and Sponsors
                                 Plaque                                   Plaque Sponsor
    High Expedition                                 Alamance Amateur Radio Club, K4EG
    High Outside VA Single OP                       Alexandria Radio Club, W4HFH
    High Single OP Novice/Tech                      Dave Williams - K7HMP
    High Outside VA QRP Phone/Mixed                 Dave Williams - K7HMP
    High Outside VA Single OP Digital Mode          Don Sambol - K7CS
    High Single OP CW Only                          FISTS QSL Bureau
    High Single OP VA Counties/Independent Cities   Loudoun Amateur Radio Group (LARG)
    High VA Club - VA QSOs Only                     John Huggins, KX40, in memory of James L Huggins
    High VA Mobile                                  Kevin Stuart, W4KLS, in memory of Howard Stuart, W2VWK (SK)
    High VA Single OP Digital Mode                  Chris, KI4CBF
    High DX Station                                 North Shenandoah DX Association
    High VA QRP Phone/Mixed                         Northern VA QRP Club
    High Multiple OP Single Transmitter Station     Rappahannock Valley Amateur Radio Club
    High VA Single OP Phone                         Shenandoah Valley ARC
    High Single OP VHF Only                         Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society (RATS)
    High Multiple OP Multiple Transmitter Station   Central VA Contest Club (CVCC)
    High VA Club Combined Score                     Vienna Wireless Society
    High Single Band                                Vienna Wireless Society
    High VA Single OP                               North Shenandoah DX Association
    High VA QRP CW                                  Henry, K2BFY
    High Outside-VA QRP CW                          Henry, K2BFY
    High Rookie                                     Don Sambol - K7CS
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                                        Log Metadata Analysis
                                                 and
                                            QSO Analysis



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                                              Log MetaData



          Year               No of Logs             License     2005    2006 2007
          2007                          353          Class
          2006                          279        Extra          103    170     229
          2005                          170        Advanced         8     17      12
          2004                          138        General         32     47      71
          2003                          142        Tech            11     20       5
          2002                          124        Club             4       4     11
          2001                          110        Other           11     21      23

        Significant increase                               Extras are the norm




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                                                   Log MetaData

           Scores                       2005     2006      2007
         High                       803,540      523,382   934,990
                                                                      • Slighter lower average
         Average                        17,287    17,235    16,975
                                                                      • Modest stations not
         Median                          2,964     3,990     2,109      doing as well.
         Low                              * 1       ** 1          0


                                                             Mode      2005       2006   2007
                                                            CW             22       39      43
                                                            Mixed         148       98     117
                   Most hams use phone only.                Phone             0    140     187
                                                            DG                0      2       6



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                                                 Log MetaData


          Power              2005        2006   2007      No. of
                                                                     2006   2007
         Hi-Low                  155      260    330     Operators
         QRP                        15     19     23     1            263    333
                                                         2              8      7
       Most hams use low-high power.
                                                         3                     4
                                                         4              5      4
                                                         5              1      1
                                                         6                     1
                                                         8              2
                                                         9                     1
                                                         13                    1



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                                                     Log MetaData

         Station                   2005       2006    2007          Band   2005   2006   2007

    Fixed                               145    220      310   All           133    201    266

    Mobile                               24     55       39   SB(80M)         3      6     20

    Expedition                            1      4        4   SB(40M)        11     13     27

              Total                     170    279      353   SB(20M)         4     11     16
                                                              SB(15M)         1
                                                              SB(10M)         1
                                                              SB(6M)          0      1      1
                                Hams chase propagation        SB(2M)          2     24      9
                                                              VHF Only       15     23     14

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                                              Logs from Locations

                      Location Summary
                             2005 2006        2007         DX Location 2005 2006 2007
        Not VA                     60    97     143 +47%
        VA                      110     182     210 +15%   Argentina              1
        Total                   170     279     353 +27%   Czeck Rep     1        1
                                                           Germany       1   1
                                                           Hungary       1
                                                           Netherlands   1   1    1
                                                           Portugal          1    1
                                                           Italy             1
                                                           Spain                  1
                                                           Ukraine                1


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                               Logs from Locations US and Canada
   QTH            2005          2006    2007   QTH   2005   2006   2007   QTH    2005   2006    2007
   AL               1             3       1    MA      2             3    OK              2       1
   AZ                                     2    MDC     3     4       3    ON       3      5       9
   AR                               1          ME                    2    PA       4      3       6
   BC                1              2    1     MI     6      3       5    RI              1
   CA                1              3    7     MN     2      1            QC       1             3
   CO                               2    2     MO     1      1      1     SC       1             1
   CT                                    1     MS     1      1            SD                     1
   DE                               1    1     MT     1      1      1     SK       1      1      1
   FL                3              7    6     NB                   1     TN       2      6      4
   GA                2              6    4     NC     2      3      4     TX       2
   IA                1                   1     NE            3      2     VT                     2
   IL                1              3    2     NH     1      1      2     WA              1
   IN                1              4    3     NJ     4      4      6     WI       2      4      3
   KS                               2    3     NV                   1     WV       2      5      2
   KY                1              2    2     NY     1      2      7     WY                     1
   LA                1              1          OH     1      3      7


       32 states                    5 provinces                                 5 or more in GREEN

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                                         Logs from Locations in VA
  QTH 2005 2006 2007                    QTH 2005 2006 2007   QTH 2005 2006 2007   QTH 2005 2006   2007
  ACC   1   1                           FLU        1         NEL        1    1    SPO              2
  ALL   1                               FRA     2  3    3    NEW             1    STA   2   4      3
  ALX   2   2    1                      FRE     2  3    2    NFX             2    VBX       7      6
  AMH 1          1                      FXX             1    NUM   2    2    2    WAR   1   1      1
  ARL   3   4    8                      GIL     1  2    1    PAG   1    2    2    WAX   1          1
  AUG            1                      GOO     1  1    2    PIT   2         1    WES       1      1
  BAT   1   1    2                      GRN     1  1    1    POW        1    1    WIS              1
  BED   1   2                           HAN     2  1    5    POX   1    1         WIX              4
  CAM            1                      HCO     2  2    5    PRG   1              WMX   1
  CLA   2   2    2                      IOW     1  1    1    PRW   2    6   11    YOR              2
  CPX   1   3    7                      JAM        3    2    PUL        1
  CRA            1                      LAN        1    2    RHM             1
  CRL       1    1                      LDN    14 20   15    RIC   1              Logs from 61 C&C
  CUL   2   3    2                      LSA             1    RIX             2    + 10 from last year
  CVX   1   2    2                      LYX             3    ROA   2    1    4
  DIC            1                      MAD             1    RUS             1
  ESS       1                           MAX             1    SAX             1
  Exp   1   4    4                      MEC        1         SCO   1    1    1
  FAU  11   14   15                     Mobile 24 55   39    SHE        1    1
  FBX   1   1    1                      MON     1  1    1    SMY        3
  FFX  12   12   28                     MVX             1    SPO             2


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                                             Logging Programs

                                   N3FJP's VA State QSO Party Program   98
                                   PAPER                                81
                                   N1MM                                 39
                                   Fat Fingers (electronic log)         38
                                   VA QSO LOGGER                        32
                                   WriteLog                             23
                                   GenLog                                9
                                   NA                                    5
                                   None Stated                           5
                                   TR Log POST                           3
                                   Ham Radio Deluxe                      2
                                   Cab-converter(TM) v1.19               1
                                   CU2JT Logger                          1
                                   Log-EQF V9                            1
                                   Win-EQF                               1
                                   WINLOG32                              1

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                                        2007 QSO Analysis


                  Measure                         2005       2006     2007
        Contacts (electronic logs                22,300     51,048   76,654
        only)
        Non-Virginia contacts                      1/3       1/3      1/3
        States Contacted                                     50       50
        Provinces Contacted                                  10       10
        DX Entities                               ~41        68       112

        C&C Not Activated                          17         7        6
        High No. QSOs in C&C                      2,789     3,969    5,434

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                                           QSO Analysis
                             Contacts in Counties and Independent Cities
C&C              2005 2006   2007   Dinwiddie         26    1     18   Louisa            13 42      712   Scott             53 91       77   Franklin          15 58       28
Accomack          150 156      37   Essex              0 552      12   Lunenburg         12 45        9   Shenandoah        48 200     216   Fredericksburg   132 881    1222
Albemarle           7 84      189   Fairfax         1545 1304   3602   Madison           15 329      61   Smyth              0 1153      2   Galax              3    1     37
Alleghany           2 11      120   Fauquier        1550 3936   5434   Mathews            0 10       52   Southampton       14 37       15   Hampton            6 24       47
Amelia             26 60        1   Floyd             80 124      26   Mecklenburg       38 394       9   Spotsylvania      20 92      325   Harrisonburg      11 35       18
Amherst            42 54      582   Fluvanna          42 105      95   Middlesex          1 13       47   Stafford        1193 1623   1295   Hopewell           1    0      6
Appomattox          0 35       48   Franklin         144 844     584   Montgomery       118 1280   1817   Surry              0    1      1   Lexington          0    2     58
Arlington         344 411     614   Frederick         86 322     948   Nelson            10 111     287   Sussex            12    5      6   Lynchburg          9 42      786
Augusta             4 40      532   Giles            222 405      44   New Kent           0 12      699   Tazewell          36    0     26   Manassas         111 220     109
Bath               85 124     310   Glouchester        3    7    114   Northampton        3    0    132   Warren            83 357     316   Manassas Park     56 196     118
Bedford            61 539    1208   Goochland       2789 2562   4605   Northumberland    23 140     195   Washington         3 19       10   Martinsville       0    0     60
Bland               0    4      2   Grayson            9 11       48   Nottoway          25 61        0   Westmoreland       6 89       23   Newport News      11 16       54
Botetourt           1 18       49   Greene            98 305     542   Orange             9 40      175   Wise              11    3    144   Norfolk            5 18      151
Brunswick          31 46        3   Greensville       21 29       11   Page             286 825    1237   Wythe              5    3      0   Norton             1    2      0
Buchanan            2    2      1   Halifax           49 26       30   Patrick          107 179       3   York               2 35      368   Petersburg        25    0      1
Buckingham         74 113      34   Hanover          352 151    1154   Pittsylvania     200    1    109   Alexandria       215 145     171   Poquoson           7    0     27
Campbell            4 58      169   Henrico          142 222    1032   Powhatan          54 1166   2223   Bedford           24 21       63   Portsmouth        38 34      108
Caroline            5 24       51   Henry              1    1     33   Prince Edward     47 91       20   Bristol            0    9      0   Radford            4    5      1
Carroll             8 201     144   Highland           0    1     84   Prince George    333    3     19   Buena Vista        1    2     56   Richmond          19 14      201
Charles City        0    5      0   Isle of Wight     66 124     242   Prince William   396 1166   3031   Charlottesville    1 20       80   Roanoke           10 17      208
Charlotte          20 33        0   James City        15 610     760   Pulaski            7 288       4   Chesapeake        15 185     715   Salem              3 20      127
Chesterfield       58 76      193   King & Queen       2 14        6   Rappahannock      79 440     274   Colonial Heights 0      3     13   Staunton          13 35       86
Clarke            127 348     403   King George       24 46       86   Richmond         364 65       23   Covington         25 86      398   Suffolk            1 41        7
Craig               1    9    128   King William       1 16        3   Roanoke           44 93      409   Danville           0    0     34   Virginia Beach     9 2421   1083
Culpeper          531 1164   1320   Lancaster          0 126     616   Rockbridge         0 37       76   Emporia           18 37       11   Waynesboro        38 56      424
Cumberland         86 116       9   Lee                0    1      3   Rockingham        19 108     370   Fairfax           82 143     415   Williamsburg       1    3     92
Dickenson          47 30      242   Loudoun         1299 3465   3586   Russell            0 51       47   Falls Church      63 90       66   Winchester        21 89      163




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                                        2006 QSO Analysis




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                                        2007 QSO Analysis




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                                        2005 Club Scores and Entries
                                           High Combined Score
                  Club Name                 Score      Entries             Club Name              Score    Entries
   Central VA Contest Club                 1,008,446     5       Alamance ARC - K4EG              10,104     1
   Loudoun ARG (LARG)                       720,195      27      Mount Vernon ARC (MVARC)          8,003     1
   None                                     407,745      73      VARA-Staunton                     7,100     1
   Stafford Amateur Radio Assoc             161,251      2       South East Contest Club           7,057     2
   Rappahannock Valley ARC                  130,460      1       Minnesota Wireless Assn           4,660     1
   Fauquier Amateur Radio Assoc             110,508      17      Florida Contest Group             4,230     1
   Roanoke Valley ARC                        92,204      3       VA Mountain ARC                   3,238     1
   Potomac Valley Radio Club                 61,812      5       Society of Midwest Contesters     2,840     1
   Sterling Park ARC                         55,296      1       Western Tidewater Radio Assoc.    2,100     1
   Franklin County ARC                       34,036      2       Woodbridge Wireless, Inc.         1,152     1
   Alexandria Radio Club                     32,325      10      Arlington ARC                      868      2
   Weekend Warriors                          21,850      1       Hazel Park ARC                     760      1
   North Shenandoah DX Assoc                 19,852      3       North Texas Contest Club           546      1
   Tennessee Contest Club                    16,212      1       Island Radio Club                  384      1
   CTRI Contest Group                        13,520      1       Chesapeake Amateur Radio Serv      128      1
                                                                 Pasadena Contest Club               16      1
                 30 Clubs had entries
                 19 from VA                                                49 Clubs in VA !!!                    26
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                                        2006 Club Scores and Entries
                                           High Combined Score
      Central VA Contest Club               912,461   7    Florida Contest Group                     25,008   2
      Loudoun Amateur Radio Group           754,356   37   Vienna Wireless Society                   24,728   4
      None Stated                           600,310   96   K4EG Alamance ARC                         20,234   1
      Potomac Valley Radio Club             589,290   9    VA Mountain ARC                           13,040   2
      Fauquier ARA                          447,445   32   Ole VA Hams ARC                           12,712   9
      VA DX Century Club                    394,626   2    Radio Association of Erie                 12,116   1
      Rappahannock Valley ARC               282,619   8    Frankford Radio Group                     11,159   1
      Franklin County ARC                   146,305   5    Lawton Fort Sill ARC                       7,560   1
      Sterling Park ARC                     111,356   3    Shenandoah Valley ARC                      6,938   1
      South East Contest Club                75,172   5    Northern Illinois DX Association           5,368   2
      Contest Club Ontario                   52,418   3    Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service           4,196   1
      Colonial Capitol Contest Club          44,186   3    Arlington Amateur Radio Club               3,857   4
      Northern Shenandoah DX Assn            38,553   2    VA Beach ARC, USS Wisconsin                2,291   1
      Alexandria Radio Club                  21,693   7    Western Tidewater Radio Association        1,895   1
      Tennessee Contest Group                31,679   5    Ashe County ARC                            1,539   2
      Mad River Radio Club                   30,265   3    Baltimore ARC                              1,412   1
      VA Beach ARC                           28,697   5    Notthern Wireless of Montana Radio Club    1,012   1
      Yankee Clipper Contest Club            27,729   1    Central German Contest Group                532    1
      Woodbridge Wireless Inc.               27,020   1    Portsmouth ARC                              121    1
      Society of Midwest Contesters          25,385   3    QWCA Chapter 119                             40    1
                                                           Grand Mesa Contesters of Colorado             1    1
  40 Club Entries,
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                                        2007 Club Scores and Entries
                                           High Combined Score
     Central Virginia Contest Club 1673087 South East Contest Club        27073   Western New York Contest
     None Given                     877158 Florida Contest Group          25508    Club                          3750
     Fauquier ARA                   750471 Virginia Mountain ARC          22564   Redwood Empire DX Assn.        2570
     Potomac Valley Radio Club      474446 Yankee Clipper Contest Club    19644   Penn Wireless Assoc            2088
     VA Tech ARA                    281570 Radio Association of Erie      18240   Northern California Contest
     Loudoun ARG                    247103 Olde Virginia Hams             15694    Club                          1616
     Rappahannock Valley ARC        222869 Virginia Beach ARC             15519   Czech Amateur Radio DX Club    1588
     Roanoke Valley ARC             213985 Alabama Contest Group          13707   Northern Wireless of Montana   1580
     Sterling Park ARC              128833 Tennessee Contest Group        13268   Northeast Wisconsin DX Assn    1482
     Virginia DX Century Club       124906 10-70 Repeater Assn            13044   Bellevue ARC                   1051
     Mad River Radio Club           115059 Arlington ARC                  12761   QCWA Chapter 202                950
     Contest Club Ontario           110264 Middle Peninsula ARC           12710   The Albemarle ARS               932
     Franklin County ARC             99153 Western Tidewater Radio Assn   11095   Falmouth ARA                    620
     Vienna Wireless Society         87266 Bay Area Wireless Assn         10760   K2OC                            475
     North Shenandoah DX Assn        68532 Penn-Ohio DX Society           10355   WW4BR Contest Club              155
     Williamsburg Area ARC           71366 Lynchburg ARC                   8898   Chesapeake ARC                  153
     Shenandoah Valley ARC           57999 Alamance ARC                    7676   Dominion DX Group                56
     Chesapeake ARS                  29872 Mount Vernon ARC                7164   Heartland DX Association         42
     Alexandria Radio Club           29493 Russell County ARC              6388   Contest group du Quebec           2
     Rappahannock ARA                28398 QCWA Chapter 119                4628   Single Digit Contesters           1
                                           Richmond Amateur
                                            Telecommunications Society    4515


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                                        2006 Club Scores
                                         VA QSOs Only
    None Stated                          515,896   Ole VA Hams ARC                  11,440
    Fauquier ARA                         508,474   Frankford Radio Group            10,659
    Potomac Valley Radio Club            147,420   Colonial Capitol Contest Club    10,653
    Loudoun Amateur Radio Group          102,638   Tennessee Contest Group           9,216
    Central VA Contest Club               79,020   K4EG Alamance ARC                 6,004
    Rappahannock Valley ARC               71,759   Northern Illinois DX Association  5,915
    South East Contest Club               60,975   Florida Contest Group             2,756
    W4HFH Alexandria Radio Club           36,190   Woodbridge Wireless Inc.          2,170
    VA DX Century Club                    34,020   Chesapeake ARS                    2,015
    Contest Club Ontario                  33,375   VA Beach ARC, USS Wisconsin       1,386
    Society of Midwest Contesters         32,604   Ashe County ARC                     800
    Yankee Clipper Contest Club           27,000   Lawton Fort Sill ARC                560
    Western Tidewater Radio Assn          23,220   Central German Contest Group        532
    Franklin County ARC                   20,384   Arlington Amateur Radio Club        150
    Sterling Park ARC                     20,242   Portsmouth ARC                      110
    Vienna Wireless Society               20,064   Northern Shenandoah DX Assn          90
    Mad River Radio Club                  14,148   QWCA Chapter 119                     40
    VA Beach ARC                          12,155   Grand Mesa Contesters of Colorado     1
    Radio Association of Erie             11,934



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                                                 2007 Club Scores
                                                  VA QSOs Only
     None Given                         842281   Sterling Park ARC           20196Redwood Empire DX Assn.            2070
     Fauquier ARA                       417600   Chesapeake ARS              18768Virginia Mountain ARC              2024
     Central Virginia Contest Club      204262   Radio Association of Erie   18432Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio
     Loudoun ARG                        201656   Rappahannock ARA            16166     Club (MPARC)                  2006
     Potomac Valley Radio Club          135720   Tennessee Contest Group     15000Northeast Wisconsin DX Assn        1482
     Contest Club Ontario               121160   Alabama Contest Group       13207Czech Amateur Radio DX Club
     Rappahannock Valley ARC             82066   10-70 Repeater Assn         12544     (OKDXF)                       1088
     Vienna Wireless Society             56536   Bay Area Wireless Assn      10350Northern California Contest Club    880
     Florida Contest Group               52070   Penn-Ohio DX Society         9855QCWA Chapter 119                    612
     South East Contest Club             38010   Virginia Beach ARC           9849K2OC                                475
     Western Tidewater Radio                     Franklin County ARC          9720The Albemarle ARS                   432
          Assn                          36661    Alamance ARC                 7176WW4BR Contest Club                  155
     Mad River Radio Club               35629    Mount Vernon ARC             4700Falmouth ARA                        120
     VA Tech ARA                        34668    Richmond Amateur                 Heartland DX Association             42
     Virginia DX Century Club           33654     Telecommunications              Chesapeake ARC                        6
     Roanoke Valley ARC                 26325     Society                    4420 Dominion DX Group                     4
     Alexandria Radio Club              25429    Western New York Contest         Contest group du Quebec               2
     Williamsburg Area ARC              25025         Club                   3750 Single Digit Contesters               1
     Yankee Clipper Contest Club        23112    Lynchburg ARC               2752
     Arlington ARC                      22048    Olde Virginia Hams          2450
     Shenandoah Valley ARC              21560



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                                              2007 Plaque Winners
                                              All Time High Scores
                            Category                       Call Sign   Score        Year   2006 Score       2006 Call Sign
      High VA Single OP                                     N4BAA       387,466     2006       177,175      N4A (N4NW)
      High Single OP Novice/Technician                     KG4LTB        28,936     2002           812        N3KTU/M
      High Outside VA Single OP                            WA3HAE        37,814     2000        69,602        VE3CRU
      High Outside VA QRP (Phone/Mixed)                     N2CQ         21,040     2003        15,350          K3TW
      High VA QRP (Phone/Mixed)                            WA4PGM        87,440     2003         7,164        KB8PYM
      High Single OP VHF                                    K5EK         23,926     2006         2,732        KI4MWP
      High VA Club Combined Score                           CVCC       1,442,366    2002     1,673,087          CVCC
      High VA Mobile                               W4W/M (WA4PGM)       178,789     2006        87,267      N4T/M (AD8J)
      High Single OP CW                                    WA4PGM       124,000     2004       109,492          K4EU
      High Multiple Op / Single Transmitter        K4M (VA Tech ARA)    184,572     2006       351,694          W1ZA
      High Multiple Op / Multiple Transmitter               W4ML        803,540     2005       934,990          W4V
      High Single Band (Award started in 2004)             VE3NBJ        26,918     2006        53,276         K3BDR
      High SO VA Counties/Independent Cities               VE3CRU              74   2006            99        VE3CRU
      High DX Station All Mode                              CU2JT         5,882     2006         4,730         CU2JT
      High VA Single Op Digital Mode                       KI4CBF               2   2006         2,700         W4KRN
      High Outside VA Single Op Digital Mode                K3MQ                8   2006                8     KG4RUL
      High VA Single OP Phone Only                          K3SK        119,694     2006       152,162          K3SK
      High Expedition                                       K4EG         20,234     2006        12,156         W4VA/P
      High VA Club – VA QSOs Only                           FARA        508,474     2006       417,600          FARA
      High VA QRP CW                                                                            27,410         K4ORD
      High Outside-VA QRP CW                                                                    13,707          N4JF
      High Rookie                                                                               53,276         K3BDR
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                                             State QSO Parties
                           State/Territory       Total           logs rec'd         % Logs Rec’d
                     1     California                    91608          2     660             0.72
                     2     Texas                         43098          5     271             0.62
                     3     Florida                       38408          1     755        4 1.96
                     4     New York                      28548
                     5     Ohio                          28301                204             0.72
                     6     Washington                    24772                165             0.66
                     7     Pennsylvania                  23322          3     538        1    2.30
                     8     Illinois                      21080                120             0.57
                     9     Michigan                      20747                183             0.88
                    10     North Carolina                18090                117             0.64
                    11     VA                            16888          4     353        3    2.09
                    12     Arizona                       15521
                    13     Georgia                       14790                171        6    1.15
                    14     Indiana                       14771                 82             0.55
                    15     Tennessee                     14458                 86             0.59
                    16     New Jersey                    14059
                    17     Oregon                        13564
                    18     Massachusetts                 13262
                    19     Colorado                      12385
                    20     Missouri                      12376                 49             0.39
                    21     Minnesota                     10925                145        5    1.32
                    22     Wisconsin                     10762          6     240        2    2.23
                    23     Alabama                       10557                 85             0.80
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                                        Certificates




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                                The Sterling Park Amateur Radio Club
                                                                 congratulates
     Floral Emblem                                                                                                                               State Bird
        Dogwood                                                                                                                                   Cardinal




                                    for promoting amateur radio activity
                            in VA’s 95 Counties and 39 Independent Cities with
                                       your enthusiastic participation
Counties                                                                                                                                       Independent Cities
Accomack
                                            in this annual event.                                                                                   Alexandria
Albemarle                                                                                                                                           Fairfax
Alleghany                                                                                                                                           Manassas
Amelia                                                                                                                                              Richmond
Amherst      Carroll          Floyd         Henry           Mathews          Powhatan         Smyth          Poquoson       Galax                   Bedford
Appomattox   Charles City     Fluvanna      Highland        Mecklenburg      Prince Edward    Southampton    Williamsburg   Norfolk                 Falls Church
Arlington    Charlotte        Franklin      Isle of Wight   Middlesex        Prince George    Spotsylvania   Danville       Suffolk                 Manassas Park
Augusta      Chesterfield     Frederick     James City      Montgomery       Prince William   Stafford       Lexington      Chesapeake              Roanoke
Bath         Clarke           Giles         King & Queen    Nelson           Pulaski          Surry          Portsmouth     Hampton                 Bristol
Bedford      Craig            Glouchester   King George     New Kent         Rappahannock     Sussex         Winchester     Norton                  Franklin
Bland        Culpeper         Goochland     King William    Northampton      Richmond         Tazewell       Emporia        VA Beach                Martinsville
Botetourt    Cumberland       Grayson       Lancaster       Northumberland   Roanoke          Warren         Lynchburg      Colonial Heights        Salem
Brunswick    Dickenson        Greene        Lee             Nottoway         Rockbridge       Washington     Radford        Harrisonburg            Buena Vista
Buchanan     Dinwiddie        Greensville   Loudoun         Orange           Rockingham       Westmoreland                  Petersburg              Fredericksburg
Buckingham   Essex            Halifax       Louisa          Page             Russell          Wise                          Waynesboro              Newport News
Campbell     Fairfax          Hanover       Lunenburg       Patrick          Scott            Wythe                         Covington               Staunton
Caroline     Fauquier         Henrico       Madison         Pittsylvania     Shenandoah       York                          Hopewell                Charlottesville
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                                The Sterling Park Amateur Radio Club
                                                                 congratulates
     State Fish                                                                                                                               State Insect
    Brook Trout                                                                                                                        Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly
 (adopted in 1993)                                                                                                                         (adopted in 1991)




                                    for promoting amateur radio activity
                            in VA’s 95 Counties and 39 Independent Cities with
                                       your enthusiastic participation
Counties                                                                                                                                    Independent Cities
Accomack
                                            in this annual event.                                                                                Alexandria
Albemarle                                                                                                                                        Bedford
Alleghany                                                                                                                                        Bristol
Amelia                                                                                                                                           Buena Vista
Amherst      Carroll          Floyd         Henry           Mathews          Powhatan         Smyth          Richmond       Hopewell             Charlottesville
Appomattox   Charles City     Fluvanna      Highland        Mecklenburg      Prince Edward    Southampton    Roanoke        Lexington            Chesapeake
Arlington    Charlotte        Franklin      Isle of Wight   Middlesex        Prince George    Spotsylvania   Salem          Lynchburg            Colonial Heights
Augusta      Chesterfield     Frederick     James City      Montgomery       Prince William   Stafford       Staunton       Manassas             Covington
Bath         Clarke           Giles         King & Queen    Nelson           Pulaski          Surry          Suffolk        Manassas Park        Danville
Bedford      Craig            Gloucester    King George     New Kent         Rappahannock     Sussex         VA Beach       Martinsville         Emporia
Bland        Culpeper         Goochland     King William    Northampton      Richmond         Tazewell       Waynesboro     Newport News         Fairfax
Botetourt    Cumberland       Grayson       Lancaster       Northumberland   Roanoke          Warren         Williamsburg   Norfolk              Falls Church
Brunswick    Dickenson        Greene        Lee             Nottoway         Rockbridge       Washington     Winchester     Norton               Franklin
Buchanan     Dinwiddie        Greensville   Loudoun         Orange           Rockingham       Westmoreland                  Petersburg           Fredericksburg
Buckingham   Essex            Halifax       Louisa          Page             Russell          Wise                          Poquoson             Galax
Campbell     Fairfax          Hanover       Lunenburg       Patrick          Scott            Wythe                         Portsmouth           Hampton
Caroline     Fauquier         Henrico       Madison         Pittsylvania     Shenandoah       York                          Radford              Harrisonburg
                                          Presentations
                                               to
                                        Plaque Recipients


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                                           2007 VQP
                              Hi Outside VA Single Op Digital Mode
               • Sponsored by: Don Sambol - K7CS

               • Score:                       8
                 Ranking:                   344
                 C&C:                         2

               • Dennis Zabawa, KG4RUL (South Carolina)




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                                               2007 VQP
                                   High Single OP Novice/Technician
               • Sponsored by: Dave Williams - K7HMP

               • Score:                        812
                 Ranking:                      249
                 C&C:                            6

               • Dan Meushaw, N3KTU/M (Mobile)




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                                                  2007 VQP
                                        High VA Single OP Digital Mode
               • Sponsored by: Chris Walter, KI4CBF

               • Score:                          2,700
                 Ranking:                          162
                 C&C:                                2

               • Karen Russo, W4KRN (Fauquier)




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                                               2007 VQP
                                        High Single OP VHF Only
               • Sponsored by: Richmond Amateur
                 Telecommunications Society

               • Score:                       2,732
                 Ranking:                       160
                 C&C:                            15

               • Marshall DeBerry, KI4MWP (Mobile)




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                                           2007 VQP
                                        High DX Station
               • Sponsored by: North Shenandoah DX Association

               • Score:                   4,730
                 Ranking:                   126
                 C&C:                        30

               • Gary Wikstrom, CU2JT (Portugal)

                       – 2nd Year, also in 2006




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                                               2007 VQP
                                        High Outside-VA QRP CW
               • Sponsored by: Henry Weidman, K2BFY

               • Score:                       5,053
                 Ranking:                       123
                 C&C:                            29

               • Jerry Fiore, N4JF (Florida)




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                                                2007 VQP
                                        High VA QRP Phone/Mixed
               • Sponsored by: Northern VA QRP Club

               • Score:                       7,164
                 Ranking:                       107
                 C&C:                            47

               • Patrick Ouellette, KB8PYM (Fairfax County)




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                                          2007 VQP
                                        High Expedition
               • Sponsored by: Alamance Amateur Radio Club, K4EG

               • Score:                 12,156
                 Ranking:                   48
                 C&C:                       42

               • W4VA/P (Expedition (Nelson, Madison, Page)
                       – Mark Lindsey, KD6AKC
                       – Rick Brady, KI4FYO




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                                             2007 VQP
                                 High Outside VA QRP Phone/Mixed
               • Sponsored by: Dave Williams - K7HMP

               • Score:                   15,350
                 Ranking:                     70
                 C&C:                         54

               • Thomas J. Warren, K3TW (Maryland)




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                                           2007 VQP
                                        High VA QRP CW
               • Sponsored by: Henry Weidman, K2BFY

               • Score:                  27,410
                 Ranking:                    46
                 C&C:                        30

               • Riley Dudley, K4ORD (Franklin)




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                                           2007 VQP
                                        High Single Band
               • Sponsored by: Vienna Wireless Society

               • Score:                  53,276
                 Ranking:                    27
                 C&C:                        63

               • Kevin K. Ward, K4BDR (Mobile) (80M)




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                                         2007 VQP
                                        High Rookie
               • Sponsored by: Don Sambol - K7CS

               • Score:                 53,276
                 Ranking:                   27
                 C&C:                       63

               • Kevin K. Ward, K4BDR (Mobile)




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                                               2007 VQP
                                        High Outside VA Single OP
               • Sponsored by: Alexandria Radio Club, W4HFH

               • Score:                       69,602
                 Ranking:                         21
                 C&C:                             99

               • William Burgess, VE3CRU (Ontario)




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                                          2007 VQP
                             Hi Single Op VA Counties/Indep Cities
               • Sponsored by: Loudoun Amateur Radio Group

               • Score:                  69,602
                 Ranking:                    21
                 C&C:                        99

               • William Burgess, VE3CRU (Ontario)




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                                          2007 VQP
                                        High VA Mobile
               • Sponsored by: Kevin Stuart, W4KLS, in memory of
                 Howard Stuart, W2VWK (SK)

               • Score:                 87,267
               • Ranking:                   14
                 C&C:                       40

               • John Getz, N4T/M (AD8J) (Mobile)




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                                               2007 VQP
                                        High Single OP CW Only
               • Sponsored by: FISTS QSL Bureau

               • Score:                     109,492
                 Ranking:                        10
                 C&C:                            36

               • Steve Hawley, K4EU (Culpeper)




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                                               2007 VQP
                                        High VA Single OP Phone
               • Sponsored by: Shenandoah Valley ARC

               • Score:                     152,162
                 Ranking:                         8
                 C&C:                            80

               • David R. Buckwalter, K3SK (Fauquier)




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                                            2007 VQP
                                        High VA Single OP
               • Sponsored by: North Shenandoah DX Association

               • Score:                  177,175
                 Ranking:                      6
                 C&C:                         68

               • Tom Gregory, N4A (N4NW) (Strafford)




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                                              2007 VQP
                                 High Multiple OP Single Transmitter
               • Sponsored by: Rappahannock Valley Amateur Radio
                 Club

               • Score:                   351,694
                 Ranking:                       2
                 C&C:                          74

               • W1ZA (Powatan)
                       –     Duke Brown, W1ZA
                       –     John Eshleman, W4DR
                       –     Sejo Sudic, N3UA
                       –     Edward Moore, NW4V




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                                            2007 VQP
                              High Multiple OP Multiple Transmitter
               • Sponsored by: Central VA Contest Club (CVCC)

               • Score:                    934,990
                 Ranking:                        1
                 C&C:                          103


               • W4V (Goochland)
                       –     Walter Kornienko, K2WK   Barry Twigg, KF4QQY
                       –     Laszlo Vagner, KF7NN     Bradley Twigg, KI4TOQ
                       –     Erick Coffman, KI4UDF    Sejo Sudic, N3UA
                       –     Ralph Fetty, W4FEG       Robert Morris, W4MYA
                       –     John Davis, KI4DX

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                                                 2007 VQP
                                        High VA Club - VA QSOs Only
           • Sponsored by: John Huggins, KX40, in memory of James L
             Huggins

           • Score:                            417,600
             Ranking:
             C&C:

           • Fauquier Amateur Radio Association
                 Harry Richmond, WB3BIC/M      Rick Brady, W4VA/P         Neil Spokes, AB4YK
                 Neil Spokes, AB4YK/M          D. Carlton Cooper, W4MOG   Kyle Fox, W4KTF
                 Karen Russo, W4KRN            Mike Kowalsky, AC8Y        Karen Russo, W4KRN
                 Arno J. Kosko, W4AKO          John D'ausilio, W1RT/M     Danny Douglas, N7DC
                 Chuck Gould, N4YXW/M          Ted Gausmann, N4CY/M       Ted Gausmann, N4CY
                 Dan Meushaw, N3KTU/M          Donald Maziarz, N2VA       John S. Huggins, KX4O/P
                 John S. Huggins, KX4O/M       John S. Huggins, KX4O      Rick Brady, KI4FYO/M
                 Rick Brady, KI4FYO            James J. Vital, KG4YLZ     Tom Zeltwanger, KG3V
                 Martin Maziarz, KE4VA         Mark Lindsey, KD6AKC/M     Tom Beavers, KD5CMI
                 Andy Zwirko, K1RA             Andy Zwirko, K1RA/M        Edward J. Kuebert, K5EK/M
                 Edward J. Kuebert, K5EK       Jim Russo, K4JJR/M


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                                                 2007 VQP
                                        High VA Club Combined Score
               • Sponsored by: Vienna Wireless Society

               • Score:                      1,673087
               • Ranking:
                 C&C:

               • Central VA Contest Club
                       –     Roy D. Davis, Jr., WK4Y     Bruce Blackley, WD4LBR
                       –     Multi-Multi, W4V            Jonathan Payne, W4HZ
                       –     Puck Motley, W4PM           Duke Brown, W1ZA
                       –     Dave Kiefer, N4DWK          Thomas Jones, K4JM




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                                   Comments on Things to do Better

               • Continue improving publicity

               • Expand use of log scoring program

               • Address concerns raised by participants
                       – We will review all comments in Sep – Oct 07 at beginning of
                         next QSO Party cycle.




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                                        See you on the air!

                    73,
                    Sterling Park Amateur Radio Club


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