Episode #21 - NAQCC!
The North American QRP CW Club (NAQCC) is the world’s largest organization of it’s kind with thousands of members in over 140 countries around the globe. All of the organization’s events are operated QRP and CW mode.
Paul Huff, N8XMS, the NAQCC president talks about the club, it’s many activities, events, free membership, and the wide variety of of challenging and fun awards it has to offer. Spend a little time with Paul and discover all the great things this club has to offer!
TAKEAWAYS FROM THIS PODCAST:
Learn the code by listening. Listen to code on the air a lot!
Take advantage of all the resources available on the Internet and through organizations like the NAQCC.
And don't forget to practice... practice... and practice some more.
The monthly 2 hour NAQCC Sprint is a fun, low-key event that's easy and popular for CW operators of all speeds.
The NAQCC offers a wide variety of awards that include monthly challenges, as well as weekly, monthly, and annual operating awards.
The NAQCC offers several slow-speed nets as well as a faster speed net on the west coast.
Slow-speed nets are a great way to deal with "new operator anxiety".
The NAQCC is just QRP and CW.
Check out the excellent NAQCC newsletter.
And remember, NAQCC membership is free!
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