2018 OMISS QSO Party

The 2018 OMISS QSOP Submitted logs and results may be viewed by clicking the Link in the left sidebar.

The top score of 31,000 points was posted by N02N John #10326 of New York. W8WMM David #11331 of Ohio with 10,850 points and W1O (operated by WO4L Bob #977) of Pennsylvania with 10,496 points rounded out the top three.

New State records were set by the following stations:
N02N, New York, 31,000
WY0Q, Missouri, 6,630
W5CAT, New Mexico, 3,861

Full details are available behind the links in the left sidebar.
Congratulations to everyone and thank you for participating. Until then we will see you all next year!

Contest Time Period: 1500Z 10 Feb to 1500Z 11 Feb, 2018

Mode & Entry Class: Single-sideband only, Single-Op only.

Reference Frequencies: 1.930, 3.825, 7.185, 14.290, 21.395, and 28.665 (+ or - 25 kHz).

Exchange: Callsign, signal report, State/Province/DX, and OMISS #. (Participating DX stations send "DX")

QSO Points:
2 points for each OMISS member worked.
1 point for each non-OMISS member worked.

Multipliers: 65 Possible: 50 states plus DC, 13 Canadian provinces/territories, and 1 DX.

Power Multipliers:
QRP less than or equal to 5w: x 3
LO less than or equal to 100w: x 2
HI greater than 100w: x 1

Mobile Bonus: Any station running mobile for the entire duration of the QSO Party, add 500 points to FINAL SCORE.

Score: Total QSO points x The Power Multiplier x Total Multipliers (Plus any Bonus).

* OMISS nets WILL operate as usual during the contest period.
* Contacts made while participating in the QSO party are NOT valid for any other OMISS Awards
* Operation on net frequencies (except of course during a scheduled net) or adjacent frequencies is acceptable and encouraged.
* Count Multipliers only once.
* You may work the same station once per band.
* Duplicate QSOs will not be counted.
* QSL DIRECT ONLY. Use of the OMISS QSL Buro for the QSO Party is not permitted.

AWARDS: A handsome certificate will be awarded to the first 3 finishers in each US state, Canadian province, and DX country. Certificates will also go to the top 10 National finishers.

LOG ENTRIES: Must be postmarked no later than MARCH 1, 2018 and mailed to:

John Dean, K0JDD
4118 Woodlane Drive
Woodbury, MN 55129

You may submit your contest logs and summaries electronically using the link to the left of this page. You will need to send in log info (preferably in ADIF file format, such as Netlogger exports) and your Summary Sheet, also available in the sidebar.

2019 Dates: 1500Z 09 Feb to 1500Z 10 Feb

2019 Dates: 1500Z 09 Feb to 1500Z 10 Feb