An amateur radio outdoor event
that has hams operating in the field from geographic features or
'devil' in the name such as:
just a few places that come to mind. Operators would set up
their 'devil station' at such places and make as many amateur radio contacts
as possible in a 24 hour period. Bonus points will be
awarded for operating in the field and using the devil feature itself
as part of the antenna in some way.
National Database of Names contains lists of places and things that
have devil in the name. Using this link you can query for
locations and features in your state and county. Clicking
below will launch a new window so you can find places
near you. You can even select Google Maps to learn
to get to where you're going to operate:
Geographic Names Database Query Form
In the first field 'FEATURE NAME" type in ' devil
', select your state and county and then click 'send query'. You
will see a list of places and their coordinates
to help you find a suitable location near you where you can operate.
Click on one of the mapping services on the right
of the results screen to see a map.
can operate in "CQ Diablo! event either as a Devil Station or a general
participant. However, only a devil station can call
"CQ Diablo". Devil stations can also answer
a CQ of another devil station. Participants can only
answer a CQ, they cannot initiate a QSO.
Station: Call, RST, Location
Participant: Call, RST, Sequence number.
point per QSO regardless of mode.
bonus points for being at a geographic location with devil
in the name.
bonus points for attaching the antenna to the devil feature
in some way.
PLACE PRIZE: Round Trip Ticket to the Moon!
Diablo will take place October 21 and 22nd, 2006. To join the
event and reserve your location, click
here or the link at the top of the page. Devil
Stations will also get a beautiful CQ Diablo T-Shirt ABSOLUTELY
FREE when they sign up for the event.
All Devil stations should send photos of their operating stations and include
a brief description of their field location and the type of
antennas used. Pictures and descriptions will be placed on
this website in a special location for all to see.