WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #22-09
THE 25th ANNUAL FLORIDA QSO PARTY SET FOR LAST WEEKEND OF APRIL
The Florida Contest Group recently announced the 25th Annual Florida QSO Party will be held on Saturday April 30, 2022 from 1600Z (Noon EDT) through 0159Z (9:59 PM EDT) and on Sunday May 1, 2022 from 1200Z (8:00 AM EDT) and 2159Z (5:59 PM EDT), which is a 20 hour total operating period. The 40, 20, 15, and 10 Meter bands will be used. All 67 Florida Counties will be eligible for activation.
In honor of the 25th Florida QSO Party Anniversary, there will be the Florida QSO Party Silver Spelling Bee, which will have a total of 25 special 1×1 stations with one suffix for each letter of the alphabet except the letter X (FCC regulation). There are a total of 21 SSB and 21 CW stations active…The Florida QSO Party Silver Spelling Bee is a 1×1 Sweep and endorsed for either Mixed or CW or SSB modes.
For all the details on the Florida QSO Party, including the Florida QSO Party Silver Spelling Bee, please go to their Florida QSO Party website at https://www.floridaqsoparty.org.