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Lightbulb QSO Party

Sponsor: LBQSO Party
Start date: Saturday, March 9, 2019
End date: Sunday, March 10, 2019
Closest town: Hendersonville, NC
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Description: Do you have what it takes to be TOP BULB? Announcing the 2019 Lightbulb QSO Party.

March 9th, 2019 20:00 UTC through March 10th, 2019 20:00 UTC

That's right!......a QSO party where the participants transmit and receive signals on CW, Phone, and digital modes using an antenna where a lightbulb is the main radiating element. TOP BULB honors will be awarded to participants in 5 categories of operation.


Skeptical? Check out work that has already been done to prove that a lightbulb-based antenna can be used in QSO's over significant distances at

The Objective of the Lightbulb QSO party is to build and use an antenna constructed in a manner so that the lightbulb is the main radiating element and to promote understanding and practical application of antenna matching concepts that allow a lightbulb to be used as a radiator in two way radio communications.

The Lightbulb QSO Party

The Lightbulb QSO Party
Do You have what it takes to be TOP BULB? This is it: the ultimate challenge in ham radio.... Announcing the ...

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Date updated: 2018-11-02 12:47:14
Author: David Day

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