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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 2023
Summer QRP Fox Hunt

Start on

Jun  29 (local) 7pm MT
June 30,  0100 GMT



The QRP Fox Hunt Committee is delighted to announce the 2023 20M Foxtravaganza, which will take place on:  

Thursday, September 21st

During Foxtravaganza, ALL of the 2023 Summer Foxes, Alternates, and Committee members will be eligible to call "CQ FOX" on 20M at the usual time, 0100z, Friday,  Thursday in the USA.   The exchange is the usual, and bragging logs may be posted, but there will be no "official" results.  Just fun.  How many Foxes can  you work when there are 15 or so available??   May the Fox be ever in your favor....
2023 20 ACRE Results

The Summer 2023 20M Fox Hunt will begIn on Thursday, June 29th, 2023 and run through Thursday, August 31st, 2023.  There will be two hunts each Thursday,  10 Foxes are scheduled for two hunts each. 


The 20 Acre Fox Hunts are conducted under our Summer Rules 

Colorado QRP Club  sponsor the FOXHUNTS
their help is very much appreciated!!

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Colorado QRP Club, Inc.

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! 

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:

The Winter 2022-23 QRP FOX Hunt
The Summer 2022 QRP FOX Hunt
The Winter 2021-22 QRP FOX Hunt
The  Summer 2021 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2020-21 QRP Fox Hunt
 The Summer 2020  QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2019-20 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2019 QRP Fox Hunt
 The Winter 2018-19 QRP Fox Hunt 
The Summer 2018 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2017-2018 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2016 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2015-2016 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2015 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2014-2015 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2014 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2013-2014 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2013 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2012-2013 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2012 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2011-2012  QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2011 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2010-2011 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2010 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2009-2010 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2009 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2008-2009 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2008 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2007-2008 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2007 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2006-2007 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2006 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2005-2006 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2005 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2004-2005 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2004 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2003-2004 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2003 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2002-2003 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2002 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2001-2002 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2001 QRP Fox Hunt
The Winter 2000-2001 QRP Fox Hunt
The Summer 2000 QRP Fox Hunt
Pix From our Past! - Foxes circa 2000!