February 2017 challenge

Premise:

Construct the names of these European composers of contemporary classical music and their years of birth and listen to their music:

Thomas Ades 1971       (British   - Totentanz)
Ludovico Einaudi 1955  (Italian   - In A Time Lapse)
Magnus Lindberg 1958   (Finnish   - Two Episodes)
Arvo Part 1935         (Estonian  - Spiegel im Spiegel)
Ugis Praulins 1957     (Latvian   - The Nightingale)

The total number of ciphers and letters is 79. They are distributed as follows:

  1  3  5  7  8  9  A  B  C  D  E  G  H  I  L  M  N  O  P  R  S  T  U  V
  6  1  5  2  1  5  7  1  1  4  3  3  1  6  3  2  4  4  2  4  5  2  5  2

Time frame:

The first day of the month 0000 UTC through the last day of the month 2400 UTC.

Rules:

1. All QSOs submitted for credit in the challenge must be 2x CW.
2. All QSOs submitted for credit in the challenge must be made using 5W or less of output power measured at the transmitter. The station worked in any QSO may be using any power level.
3. Any and all bands may be used.
4. No QSOs that have been made in any contest or sprint may be used in completing a challenge.
5. Only QSOs made with a station who was transmitting from a location within Europe at the time of the QSO may be submitted.
6. You can use each letter and cipher in a call TWICE. For example you could use MW∅MIE for 4 (=2×2) M’s, 2 W’s, 2 ∅’s, 2 I’s and 2 E’s. However, subsequent QSOs with the same station cannot be used for additional letters.
7. Each challenge runs over an entire month.
8. European and other NAQCC challenges are not mutually exclusive. Members can participate in both in any given month. Indeed the call of each station worked may be submitted for more than one NAQCC challenge.
9. Non-members are very welcome to participate in and submit their entries for NAQCC European challenges, but are not eligible for awards. They will be listed in a separate section in the results.
10. Reports must be RECEIVED before 2400 UTC on the tenth of the month following the challenge.

Awards:

A certificate and two participation points go to anyone making the names of these composers and years of birth.

Participation award and web listing:

To get a Participation Award and to be listed on the web site you must make at least make one name of a composer and his year of birth.

Logs:

For your report, list the words you made and the station used for each letter in the word. The number of stations listed must be the same as the number of letters in each word, even though you use the same station for more than one letter.

Please send your log in this format (this challenge is just an example):

JANUARY 31
ON4JXC, RX3AG, ON4JXC, HG1ITU, RX3AG, RX3AG, DL1YCV, RX3AG, HG1ITU
FEBRUARY 28
F8GRV, EA3GBX, EA3GBX, RX3AG, HG1ITU, EA3GBX, F8GRV, DL1YCV, OH2BBT, F8GRV
MARCH 31
DL3MHF, EA3GBX, F8GRV, DL1YCV, DL3MHF, RX3AG, DL1YCV

Note how RX3AG is listed for both a’s, the r and 3 in JANUARY 31, the r in FEBRUARY 28 and the 3 in MARCH 31

There is no need to use an attachment. You can paste the results in your email. You may also include comments about the challenge. Please preface any comments you want posted with “SOAPBOX:” so we will know what you want posted and what is private.

Send your results to:

email_challenges

 

You must type that address into your email program.

Subject must read: (your call) NAQCC (month) Challenge

For example: K3WWP NAQCC February Challenge

Results:

PA9CW

Thomas Ades 1971
OM/OK2PDT/P, OH2KI, DK2DO, OK/OM6TC/P, DL6AAF, DC500LS, EA3KU, DJ4LO, YO4BEX, SQ9BZ, SP1JGM, DF9ZV, DL7ET, OK1HAS
Ludovico Einaudi 1955
YR0WL/P, HB9DQU/P, MW0EDX, GX0OOO/P, II3CV, LZ235SIR, EI7CC, OK2PDT/P, GM0EVV/P, F6HBI/P, HB9BIN/P, F/HB9AFI/P, DL8UD, DL/PB2T/P, F/HB9BIN/P, R2017M, DL/HB9BIN/P, OE5EEP/P, F/HA5CQZ/P
Magnus Lindberg 1958
IS0/OM3RM, HA3GO, G4HOM, OZ4UN, Z30U, SM4DHF, DL500ML, UY1CI, DK4AN, HB9DAX, YL2BJ, EG1RIO, R3YC, YL2AG, OK1MLP/P, HB9AGO/P, HA5OW, HA8GZ
Arvo Part 1935
DJ3AS, HB9HFR, SV9/OG55W, DL2WO, IP0LOVE, UA3FQ, LM80REX, YT3X, DK1WI, OK/SP9MA/P, DL/N3II/P, DL5DTL
Ugis Praulins 1957
YU6DX, GM4KGK, OF100FI/3, IZ8SYI, DJ8QP, HB9CBR/P, EI99WAW, OU5U, LZ45YE, DL9DBI, EH5ANT, DK2AMS, OK1HCG, HB9DQM/P, R75IAS, 9A57AX

K1IEE

THOMAS ADES 1971
UT1IY, G6HUI, ON7TQ, LM80REX, YL2AG, IT9SSI, G0NXA, LZ2DF, LM80REX, IT9SSI, UT1LF, IT9SSI, IK7FPU, UT1LF
LUDOVICO EINAUDI 1955
YL2AG, UT1LF, LZ2DF, ON7TQ, SP7HOV, IT9SSI, CT1FCX, SP7HOV, LM80REX, IT9SSI, S59N, YL2AG, UT1LF, DK2FE, PI4HAL, CT1FCX, IT9SSI, S59N, R5ZZ
MAGNUS LINDBERG 1958
LM80REX, G0NXA, YL2AG, G0NXA, UT2IY, IT9SSI, YL2AG, IT9SSI, G0NXA, DK2FE, M0BZH, DK2FE, LM80REX, YL2AG, CT1FCX, S59N, IK5ZWU, LM80REX
ARVO PART 1935
PI4HAL, LM80REX, SP7HOV, SP7HOV, IK7FPU, PI4HAL, R5ZZ, UT1LF, R1AN, S59N, YT3X, S59N
UGIS PRAULINS 1957
UT2IY, G0NXA, UT2IY, IT9SSI, IK7FPU, R5ZZ, DJ2AS, G6HUI, UT1LF, UT2IY, S59N, S59N, R1AN, 9A2AJ, R5ZZ, IK7FPU

EA1KC

THOMAS ADES 1971
EA5OT, F6HBI, EA5OT, F5MPS, EA5OT, F5MPS, EA5OT, DL8NGC, EA5OT, F5MPS, EA1AER, EV90DOSAAF, HF17NY, EA1AER
LUDOVICO EINAUDI 1955
F8VOL, OH3UQ, DL8NGC, EA5OT, F8VOL, F6HBI, DL8NGC, F8VOL, EA5OT, F6HBI, GB2RN, EA1AER, OH3UQ, DL8FP, IK3TXQ, EA1XN, EV90DOSAAF, EA5OT, EA5OT
MAGNUS LINDBERG 1958
F5MPS, EA1AER, GB2RN, GB2RN, UR4EZ, EV90DOSAAF, F8VOL, IK3TXQ, DL8NGC, DL8FP, GB2RN, EA1AER, GB2RN, GB2RN, EA1XN, F9EW, F5MPS, F8VOL
ARVO PART 1935
EA1AER, GB2RN, F8VOL, F8VOL, DL8FP, EA1AER, EA1AER, EA5OT, HF17NY, F9EW, IK3TXQ, F5MPS
UGIS PRAULINS 1957
UR4EZ, DL8NGC, GI3TME, EV90DOSAAF, DL8FP, EA1AER, EA1XN, UR5ZD, DL8NGC, GI3TME, DL8NGC, G4SMN, HF17NY, IT9ASD, DL5YM, HF17NY

RW3AI

Thomas Ades 1971
IT9SSI, HA1RJ, OM3CPF, OM3CPF, HA1RJ, IT9SSI, HA1RJ, OV90EDR, OV90EDR, IT9SSI, HA1RJ, IT9SSI, US7IA, HA1RJ
Ludovico Einaudi 1955
DL5KUD, US7IA, OV90EDR, OM3CPF, OV90EDR, IT9SSI, OM3CPF, OV90EDR, OV90EDR, IT9SSI, RA3NC, US7IA, US7IA, DL5KUD, IT9SSI, 9A1AA, IT9SSI, DL5KUD, DL5KUD
Magnus Lindberg 1958
OM3CPF, US7IA, RA4LGM, RA3NC, DL5KUD, IT9SSI, DL5KUD, IT9SSI, UT7NI, DL5KUD, IV3SKB, S53EO, HA1RJ, RA4LGM, 9A1AA, OV90EDR, S53EO, IK8TEO
Arvo Part 1935
9A1AA, HA1RJ, OV90EDR, OV90EDR, OM3CPF, 9A1AA, OV90EDR, IT9SSI, LZ1ZM, OV90EDR, OM3CPF, S53EO
Ugis Praulins 1957
DL5KUD, YO9AGI, US7IA, IT9SSI, OM3CPF, OV90EDR, 9A1AA, UT7NI, LZ1ZM, US7IA, UT7NI, US7IA, LZ1ZM, 9A1AA, SE5L, US7IA

HA4FY

Thomas Ades 1971
HG14HST, HA7UL, EV90DOSAAF, II3MNA, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, RA17WG, EV90DOSAAF, HA7UL, RA17WG
Ludovico Einaudi 1955
HA7UL, I2ZZU, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, EV90DOSAAF, I2ZZU, 9A3NC, AO50ANT, EV90DOSAAF, I2ZZU, 9A3NC, EV90DOSAAF, I2ZZU, DL6FKB, II3MNA, RN17WG, EV90DOSAAF, EH5WAP, EH5WAP
Magnus Lindberg 1958
II3MNA, EV90DOSAAF, RA17WG, 9A3NC, HA7UL, HG14HST, HA7UL, II3MNA, RN17WG, DL6FKB, HB9BHW, EH5WAP, RA17WG, RA17WG, RN17WG, HB9BHW, AO50ANT, ON8VP
Arvo Part 1935
HA7UL, RA17WG, EV90DOSAAF, AO50ANT, EH5WAP, HA7UL, RN17WG, HG14HST, HG14HST, HB9BHW, 9A3NC, AO50ANT
Ugis Praulins 1957
HA7UL, RN17WG, II3MNA, HG14HST, EH5WAP, RN17WG, 9A3NC, US5WFU, DL6FKB, II3MNA, RN17WG, US5WFU, HG14HST, 9A3NC, US5WFU, HA7UL

All the above get a certificate and two participation points.

Partial attempts:

EA1XN

Thomas Ades 1971
HB9TNW, HB9TNW, OE9MBI, OE9MBI, EA1KC, I1GIS, EA1KC, DL2IAD, OE9MBI, I1GIS, EA1KC, HB9TNW, R2017M, EA1KC
Ludovico Einaudi 1955
DL2IAD, G3UCQ, DL2IAD, OE9MBI, S57V, OE9MBI, EA1KC, OK1PL, OE9MBI, OE9MBI, HB9TNW, DL2IAD, G3UCQ, DL2IAD, I1GIS, I1GIS, HB9TNW, S57V, S57V
Magnus Lindberg 1958
OE9MBI, DL2IAD, I1GIS, HB9TNW, F5UQE, S57V, DL2IAD, I1GIS, ON7TQ, DL2IAD, HB9TNW, EA1KC, R2017M, I1GIS, I1GIS, OE9MBI, F5UQE, —
Arvo Part 1935
CS7AFI, R2017M, S57V, OK1PL, OK1PL, CS7AFI, —, HB9TNW, R2017M, OE9MBI, G3UCQ, F5UQE
Ugis Praulins 1957
F5UQE, G3UCQ, I1GIS, S57V, OK1PL, —, 9A2DS, G4DUC, OK1PL, I1GIS, ON7TQ, CS7AFI, R2017M, 9A2DS, I2ZZU/5, R2017M

KB1M

THOMAS ADES 1971
9A3YT AO4HAG AO5WAP R2017M F6FAI LZ235SIR F6FAI DL1NKS EG5WAP LZ235SIR R2017M 9A3YT R2017M R2017M

All the above are awarded a participation certificate and a participation point.

Soapbox:

K1IEE
Nice challenge and the 20M and 40M bands had great conditions. Thanks to all 73 Dick

EA1KC
RIGS: Yaesu FT817 TRX, 4w and Tentec Argonaut 515, 4w
ANTS: Lèvy and LW
KEYS: German WWII and old marine, both straight
A very elegant idea to show to us some of composers works !

EA1XN
Bad propagation conditions made me difficult to get the challenge this month.

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