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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."

 The 2017-2018
Winter QRP Fox Hunts


The Winter 2017-2018 FOXTRAVAGANZA will take place on Thursday, April 12th, 2018.  All of the 40M and 80M  Foxes, Alternates, and members of the QRP Foxhunt Committee can call CQ FOX on either 40 or 80 Meters or both.  How many can you work?  There will be no official scoring, just feel free to brag (or complain) on the QFOX List or Facebook!

40M Fox Hunt

The Winter 2017-2018 40M Fox Hunt began on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 and ran through Tuesday, March 27th, 2018.  There were no hunts during the week of the Thanksgiving 
holiday, but Christmas and New Years Day were on weekends so the hunts were not affected.  

40M Fox Hunt Schedule

Results, 40M Foxes

Results, 40M Hounds

The 40M Fox Hunts were conducted under our Winter Rules 

80M Fox Hunt

The Winter 2017-2018 80M Fox Hunt began on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 and ran through  Thursday, March 29th, 2018.  There were no hunts during the week of the Thanksgiving  holiday, but Christmas and New Years Day were on weekends so the hunts were not affected.

The 80M Fox Hunts are conducted under our Winter Rules

Winter 2016-2017 TEAMS

Team Results

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

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).   

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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