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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
Summer QRP Fox Hunt

20M


The Summer 2017 20M Fox Hunt began on Thursday,  29th, 2017 and will ran through Thursday, August 31st 2017.  There were two hunts each Thursday evening.

20M Fox Hunt Schedule
Fox Results
   Hound Results
Looking forward to the Winter 2017-2018 40M and 80M hunts?  Interested in being a Fox?  Drop a note to Dale with "FOX" in the subject and we'll get a reminder to you as soon as we start taking applications.

The Summer Fox Hunt was conducted under our Summer Rules.



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 MorseExpress, 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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