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"It's a fine fox chase, my boys!"
George Washington, Battle of Princeton, 1777



A QRP Fox Hunt is a series of 90 minute Amateur Radio events during which low-power (QRP) stations, or "Hounds," attempt to make contact with specific QRP stations designated as "The Fox."

 Announcing...

The 2018
Summer QRP Fox Hunt

20M


The Summer 2018 20M Fox Hunt will begin on Thursday,  June 28th, 2018 and run through Thursday, August 30th, 2018.  There are two hunts each Thursday evening, so 10 Foxes will be needed.  Each Fox will be scheduled for two hunts, usually separated by several weeks.

Calling all Foxes! If you would like to be considered for Fox duty in the 20M Hunt, please complete the brief application form you will find here:

20M Fox Application Form

Schedule,
Fox Results, and
   Hound Results

will appear here when they become available



Click Here to subscribe to the QFOX listserver for the QRP Fox Hunt! 

Click Here for Chuck Adams and the beginning of it all! 

Click Here for some more 1994-95 Fox Hunt History! 

Click Here for the K3ESE QRP Fox Hunt primer! 

QRP Fox Hunt Definitions:
   Fox    =    The station the Hounds try to work.   
   Hound    =    Each QRP station trying to work The Fox.   

Team
=
Group of 5 hounds acting as a team, to participate in the 
teams competition.

   Pelt    =    Slang for a completed QSO.   
   QRO    =    Any output power greater than 5 watts.   
   QRP    =    5 watts or less RF output from the transmitter.   
   QRPp    =    1 watt or less RF output from the transmitter.   
   QSO    =    Complete exchange of Signal Report, QTH,
Operator's Name, & Power Output.
  
   QTH    =    State, Canadian Province (or Country if outside US/Can).   

QFOX
=
Internet Reflector (list) for QRP Fox Hunt discussion

Previous Seasons:



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The QRP Fox Hunt Committee wishes to thank the Colorado QRP Club  for their generous sponsorship of these hunts! We especially want to thank the many hams who have helped with administration of the hunts from time to time, and N1FN (ET), at Morse Express, for all of the web assistance he has provided to CQC and the QRP Fox Hunts since their first appearances on the Internet!
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