Ø7Ø CLUB 40m FIREcracker Sprint 



Choose any 6 hour block between:

2000UTC 1st Saturday after July 1st -

1959UTC 1st Sunday after July 1st

You may operate whenever you feel your greatest chances of successful QSOs may be! 

For scoring, your six hour block will begin with any six-hour block starting on the hour!




All licensed radio amateurs. Look for Ø7Ø Club members in the event.


The Contest will have four separate entry categories - single-op club station entries are welcome in any category:


QRP: Maximum power not exceeding 5 watts
Low: Maximum power not exceeding 25 watts
Medium: Maximum power not exceeding 50 watts
High: Maximum power not exceeding 100 watts



Use no more than the stated maximum for your entry category. Please keep your power output set to a reasonable level to avoid QRMing others. Use the MINIMUM power necessary to make the contact at all times!



40 Meters only


7.070, 7.040, 7.035(DX)

  • Work each station only once.
  • All contacts must be 2-way, PSK31 only
  • Cross-mode or cross-band contacts not allowed.


Exchange: State/province/country (SPC). Call "CQ 40m Sprint".



Each different state/province/country (SPC) worked, counted only once. Use current ARRL DXCC list for country reference. If you work your own SPC, do not forget to take credit for the multiplier. Note also:

First U.S. station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).

First VE station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and province).

First Alaska station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).

First Hawaii station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).

(Note: Washington, DC counts as MD.)


Total Score: QSO Points X Multipliers



Highest Ø7Ø Club member score gets Top Dawg and a Rollo Dog Tag!

Place certificates will be awarded in each category.

All Ø7Ø members participating and submitting logs will receive an endorsement sticker.



Logfile format: ADIF (why adif?). Please submit logs via the Firecracker Sprint Uploader. (will be activated when contest starts).

All entries must be received by One (1) week after the contest.

Entries with excessive dupes will be listed as check logs. All entries are subject to verification.


The 070 Club reserves the right to disqualify entries deemed not in accordance with the above rules or contrary to the spirit of this event.


All entries must be received within 1 week of the

40m Firecracker Sprint.

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