Coming up soon is the Michigan QSO Party contest. It runs from noon to midnight EDT on Saturday, April 15, 80 to 10 meters phone and CW. This is a fun contest where, unlike other contests, everyone wants to call you. The rules are pretty simple. For every contact, you give a serial number and your Michigan county. The other station gives you the same, or his state or province if not in Michigan. You can contact a station once on each band and mode. Best bands are 20 and 40 meters in daylight, then 40 and 80 meters after dark. More information, including full rules and a list of Michigan counties, can be found at http://www.miqp.org/