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SMC WRTC Sponsors

5/2/2016

We have a goal of $2500 for tents and SMC sponsors for WRTC 2018

When you donate to donation@w9smc.com on PayPal and mark it for WRTC2018, we will send your name and call to the WRTC organizers. Your name and call will be added to this list http://www.wrtc2018.de/index.php/en/sponsors/individuals

SMC is competing with other clubs for membership donations and that appears here  http://www.wrtc2018.de/index.php/en/sponsors/club-competition-individual-donors

SMC Members donating to date

50 – N9EF
50 – WB8BZK
25 – KC9YL

SMC Fest August 27th

We are pleased to invite our members to this year’s SMC Fest. There will be a program that you will enjoy and plenty of time to visit with your fellow members.

Here is the link to the registration page and for reservations at the hotel

SMC Fest

 

 

NAQP Challenge Update

The NCJ has published the preliminary results for the February NAQP RTTY contest, and the NAQP Challenge website has been updated to reflect this new data.  See http://k9wx.net/naqpc/current.htm  Also available for download on this page is a PDF file that shows the points each club member contributed through the three contests that have run so far this year.  Club members should contact Tim K9WX at TimK9WX@gmail.com with any corrections.

SMC had the best turnout of the three club (NCCC, PVRC, SMC) for the February RTTY contest, with the most participants and the most points.  SMC was thus able to close the gap PVRC had created by virtue of its strong turnout for the CW and SSB NAQP’s, but PVRC still has a sizeable lead.

The second round of NAQP contests starts on July 16 with the RTTY contest, followed by the CW and SSB contests on August 6 and August 20.

SMC WRTC 2018 Fundraising Strategy

Intent: Maximize SMC’s financial support to the overall success of WRTC 2018 through a deliberate

fundraising and donation strategy that provides our membership opportunities to support the WRTC

organization as well as 9th call area participants.

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Final Results for SMC Sweepstakes Sweepstakes: Team MidSouth Takes First Place

SMC Team MidSouth had a modest lead in the 2015 SMC Sweepstakes Sweepstakes after SS CW was in the log.  They cemented their overall first place finish with a strong first place finish in SS SSB, an impressive coast to coast victory.

As was the case last year, Sweepstakes Sweepstakes is not necessarily about big scores.  Team Northwest had the same number of 100,000 plus point logs for CW and SSB as MidSouth, and Northwest also had the highest average scores across both contests.

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