MN QSO Party

25th Annual Minnesota QSO Party

Presented by the Minnesota Wireless Association

Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Hours: 1400 UTC (8:00 AM CST) to 2400 UTC (6:00 PM CST)

MN QSO Party Rules

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Upload your log here. Logs are due within 14 days of the contest end.

Plaques and certificates for winners in all categories.

Special gift of Minnesota wild rice for Top 10 non-MN scores.

In recognition of the new State QSO Party Challenge and MNQP being part of the inaugural weekend, the top six MN Single Operator Low Power stations will receive a special gift of Premium Wild Rice from the state of Minnesota. Sponsored by ACØW.

Send your operation plans to to be included on the Activity Map and Mobile Operations pages.

Please visit our Sponsors page to see the groups and individuals that make the Minnesota QSO Party possible.

Many of the mobile stations will be using APRS. You can track them with links on the Activity Map or Mobile Operations page.

We encourage the use of spotting networks. In addition to the normal DX Cluster sites you may want to try the QSOPartyHub site, the County Hunting Spots site, and the Reverse Beacon Network.

The Resources page contains links to tools to make your contest experience better.

The Minnesota QSO Party is always the first Saturday in February.

Future dates for the Minnesota QSO Party
February 3, 2024
February 1, 2025
February 7, 2026