Announcing the 53rd Annual TPQSO Party!

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Telephone Pioneer QSO Party Chapter Coordinators,
Telephone Pioneer Radio Amateurs,
TelecomPioneer Chapter Administrators:

The George S Ladd Radio Club (Golden Gate Chapter) invites all Telephone Pioneers, including former and current employees of the telephone related companies, and all other licensed amateur radio operators to participate in the 53rd Annual Telephone Pioneer QSO Party. We welcome contacts from non-Pioneers as well.

The Telephone Pioneer QSO party combines Telephone Pioneering and Amateur Radio. It is a great chance to renew old friendships..  Help us celebrate the Annual Telephone Pioneer QSO Party.

For the latest information and results go to: http://tpqso.com/

If you are a chapter coordinator, please make every effort to contact all the Telephone Pioneer operators in your chapter.

This website includes the rules, log sheets and a summary sheet. Please use the summary sheet!

The Telephone Pioneer QSO Party is scheduled for Monday October 16, 2017.

As with last year, the event is scheduled on Monday — October 16, 2017. One complaint about weekend operating is the QRM with the various state QSO parties. The event will run eight hours with all modes running concurrently but scored separately.

Please give our announcement the widest possible distribution to all the known Amateur Radio Operators both pioneers and non-pioneers..  Thanks to all the previous coordinators who have made the TPQSO party a great success over the past 52 years.

For more information please call, email or write:

Jim Muiter N6TP
 4233 Wooster Ave.
 San Mateo, CA 94403
 650-345-6973
N6TPjim@gmail.com

73
Jim — N6TP

Here’s what you need for the 2017 TPQSO Party

Here’s everything you need to participate.

Download the Announcement,
including the rules, operating times, frequencies, summary sheet & more:

DOC Icon2017 Announcement — Word Format

PDF Icon2017 Announcement — PDF Format

Get Ready, Get Set…

Thanks to John W4BXI and participating club TPARCA for contributing the following links to help you before and during the TPQSO Party!

TPWINLOG Windows program by W4AXO for logging contacts and preparing log sheets.
Chat Room A real-time aid to finding participants during the event.
We suggest using your callsign as your Username. No password is needed.
Chat User Guide How to set up and use the chat room.
CW Practice How to customize MorseRunner to practice for CQTP.
Send any questions to W4BXI.