Here's an announcement from the Australians who are running the first IRLP contest. Sounds like fun to me.
Contact vk3jbo for additional information or www.qsl.net/vk3irl
Node owners willing will need to give permission for their nodes to participate. Visit the website.
This is a joint venture with the Bass Amateur Radio IRLP Group Australia node 6391 and the Chesapeake Amateur Radio Service USA and KG4ZXK node 4865. The US side will manage the contest.
Proudly Sponored by MARINE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY, QUEENSLAND. AUSTRALIA
The contest began MARCH 18 at 0001 GMT and ends on APRIL 17 2359 GMT.
Permission granted by Public Information Coordinator
Stephanie P. Phillips K4MVO
ARRL SOUTHERN FLORIDA SECTION (SFL)
1st APRIL 2005
Excitement for contest is growing
Written by KG4ZXKcom
Thursday, 17 February 2005
The emails keep coming in as folks are finding out about the IRLP contest. Arkansas is the latest part of the world to chime in. From: David W. MurphySent: Friday, February 18, 2005 3:22 AMSubject: International IRLP Contest The contest is a great idea. Please list me as participating and permission is granted to use my node. David Murphy K5FOY Node 3033 I have been a ham for 45 years but it has been a long time since I have had as much fun as I have had with IRLP.
73 David W. Murphy
Arkansas State University
Mountain Home Data Processing
1600 South College Street Mountain Home, AR 72653
1st APRIL 2005