Scorch Your Butt Off

Yes – you’ve read it correctly. I am speaking of scorching your hind quarters off even as we haven’t officially made it through Winter yet.

Scorch Your Butt Off is the Summer time answer to Freeze Your Butt Off, a brandy new for 2013 outdoor QRP operating event.  The concept is the brain child of Rem K6BBQ, of QRP portable recumbent tricycle fame.  You’ve seen Rem’s videos, you know how dedicated he is.

Rem was concerned that the BUBBA contest had gone by the wayside. Being the courteous Ham that he is, Rem contacted the Arizona ScQRPions and asked if they’d mind if he organized and ran something to take its place.  He didn’t want to step on anyone’s toes.  So when he got the “knock yourself out” e-mail, SYBO was born.

It will take place on Saturday July 20th.  Rules can be found here.

So now, all you rabid outdoor QRPers have three great “under the sun” fun events to look forward to this Summer (as if you needed an excuse to get oudoors!)- Scorch Your Butt Off, the Flight of the Bumblebees, and the NJQRP Skeeter Hunt.  Three perfect opportunities to put into action all the great gear you’ve built over the Winter!

It’s a good thing Spring is coming – I can hardly wait for these!

72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP – When you care to send the very least!

Larry Makoski, W2LJ, is a regular contributor to and writes from New Jersey, USA. Contact him at [email protected].

One Response to “Scorch Your Butt Off”

  • Cliff KU4GW:

    Count me in and hopefully no thunderstorm interruptions! Thanks to W6BBQ Rem for coming up with the idea! I’m already a subscriber of his videos.

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