Re: 366 Chasers / Other Endorsements
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I'm keeping a spread sheet of all endorsements to May 1, 2020 which have been applied for by members. Once we're up and running again it will all be added in so we won't lose anything in the changeover.
Please help me when you apply for Alaska & Hawaii by verifying them against the FCC Database. Had one the other day where a KL7 station was claimed by QRZ listed him as being in Idaho...FCC database showed previous holder of call as a silent key and the guy in Idaho grabbed call as a Vanity Call (this is why I'm not a fan of Vanity Calls).
On Saturday, May 2, 2020, 10:10:54 AM CDT, stan robinson <robinstan@...> wrote:
David and all Endorsement chasers.
I received reassurance from Executive Director, Jim, K5SP, that "the 366 award is for working every day of the year. It can span years, it can take some over 4 years if they miss leap year. So, we could say that for now, the 366 award is there for perpetuity, just like the WTW".
So, with the patience of all, we will work our way out of these difficulties. And we'll need your support to make it work. Be prepared to step up and volunteer to assist as you are able. Look for specific appeals to come.
Stan W9SMR #1611
PODXS 070 PR Director
From: main@070Club.groups.io <main@070Club.groups.io> on behalf of trewins via groups.io <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, May 1, 2020 8:46 PM
Subject: Re: [070Club] 366 Chasers / Other Endorsements
Are we also going to track the 366 award for 2020? Thanks de David KR4U # 272.
From: stan robinson <robinstan@...>
To: main <main@070Club.groups.io>
Sent: Thu, Apr 30, 2020 11:24 pm
Subject: [070Club] 366 Chasers / Other Endorsements
While you have some spare time, upload your log to the Endorsement Checker and check your standings. You may be surprised at what you have accomplished.
Upload here: Progress Checker<https://eur05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fhamclubs.info%2F070-checker%2F&data=02%7C01%7C%7C86b1db1176b241741a7108d7ee3239c6%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637239771792255075&sdata=J34dXcfXp2TlvR8f5UshrYHiy07MDG5YTLk%2BEwb8zOk%3D&reserved=0>
366 - The chase for the 366 Award peaked on February 29. Per my rough count, 25 of our members grabbed Leap Day and are on their way to grab the Award for 366.
LONP - Progress for your LONP Award can be tough initially. Consider it a right-of-passage! The first hurdle is that 100 level. Only 431 of our members have accomplished that.
In the last 2 months, the following members working toward LONP 100 level have uploaded and we see good progress. Many of these uploads were from new members, just getting started. Or maybe long time members just now getting back into PSK-31.
At the top end, 3 of our members have achieved the LONP Honor Roll 1,000 level.
W3HF #25 Steve 1,601
NO8R #777 Delos 1,451
K8TOM #815 Tom 1,250
Closing in with a lot of enthusiasm is N9AVY, #454, Jerry with 987 QSO’s. There are 10 others who have 800 or more and are still clicking them off.
WTW - Keep an eye open for your Work The World (WTW) Award. It is not an easy thing to get. Here’s a good example. After today’s upload of 29,311 QSOs, one of our very active members and frequent Top Dawgs is now at 2,245 letters of the 2,246 needed. Lee, N5SLY, needs just one “i” to spell “Africa” and to put this one away.
See requirements for Work The World at: WTW Rules<https://eur05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.podxs070.com%2Fwork-the-world-award-series%2Fwtw-rules-instructions&data=02%7C01%7C%7C86b1db1176b241741a7108d7ee3239c6%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637239771792255075&sdata=YHX36bBVd01JKyX2fMed7OKEcttIgWTbjH6L4heAvgM%3D&reserved=0>
Our next PODXS 070 Contest is the Three Day Weekend (TDW).
This is another excellent opportunity to work on your Endorsements!!
Date: 0000 UTC 29 May 2020 to 2359 UTC 31 May 2020
QRP – 5 watts output
Low Power – 25 watts output
Medium Power – 50 watts output
High Power – max 100 watts output
Bands: All HF bands, 160 thru 6 Meters, but no WARC bands.
Bonus Stations: Bonus stations for the contest will be listed on the PODXS Website one week prior to the contest start date. Each contact with a bonus station counts as one hundred (100) bonus points
All entries must be received within ONE WEEK of the end of 070 Club TDW Contest
See Three Day Weekend (TDW) Rules and upload instruction here: TDW Rules<https://eur05.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.podxs070.com%2Fo7o-club-sponsored-contests%2Fthree-day-weekend&data=02%7C01%7C%7C86b1db1176b241741a7108d7ee3239c6%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637239771792265068&sdata=TO%2BejOFHWtGmO6q2e5NahrM1BGoOdi%2FTK3%2FdEnUgeKc%3D&reserved=0>
W9SMR - 070 #1611
PODXS 070 - PR Director