(Quantar Core) A very busy three-day festival schedule has been released by the Office of the Third Tahir:
Day 1 – 116.9.2
- Commencement of the Quantar Faction Mining Mission
- 12:00 UTC — A recorded reading of The Parable of Kardaron will be available on UUNN)
- 19:00 UTC — Opening Remarks from Third Tahir, Dr. Silas Tashawar (Quantar Core). The opening remarks will be followed by:
- Blessing for the Shovels — This is a brief ceremony at Quantar Core where ships congregate outside the station for the “blessing.”
- Quantar Green — a “mission” to tune every beacon in Holy Quantar Space. All participants will receive the Captain’s Commendation badge.
- 20:00 UTC — Uncovering our History — Jalil Aq’tamm will release three datasets from DSS recovered in Quantar space. The datasets for the three DSS will be published on UUNN on 116.9.2 at 20:00 UTC. Pilots may submit a decryption entry (only one per pilot). The FIRST pilot to successfully decrypt each dataset will win a Seeker of Knowledge award and an EB3. Every entrant will receive a Captain’s Commendation.
Day 2 – 116.9.3
- 00:00 – 24:00 UTC (i.e. all day) Pure Mining Contest — the pilots, Quantar or gefir, who mine-out the most pure asteroids during this 24-hour period will win the following:
- 1st Place – the Spade of Karadron award, and a CM4
- 2nd Place – Keval’s Thanks award and a CM3
- 3rd place – Keval’s Thanks award and a CM2
- Anyone mining 5 or more pure asteroids during the day will receive a Captain’s Commendation badge.
- 14:00 UTC – Quantar Mining Trivia — Tahir Tashawar will ask a series of mining-related trivia questions on the F5 CHAT channel. Pilots will submit their answers to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pilots who answer all five correctly will get a Spade of Karadron; those answering 1 to 4 correctly will receive Keval’s Thanks award; and everyone submitting an answer will receive a Captain’s Commendation.
- 17:00 UTC – FLASHCast Miners Days Special – DJ Flash takes over at Jumpgate Pirate Radio, with some spacey music and comedy. The show runs from approximately 17:00 to 19:50 UTC. Tune in at http://www.jumpgatepirateradio.com.
- 18:00 UTC – Quantar GreenER — a “mission” to tune every beacon in Holy Quantar Space. All participants will receive the Captain’s Commendation badge.
- 20:00 UTC – Searching for our History – Hammer-BS will lead an artifact hunt in Hook of Roh to search for DSS. Pilots will meet in Quantar Depot Station. Your ship must be able to mount a Nubbler or NightWatchman radar. An Antiflux is strongly recommended. Any pilot turning in a DSS found during the hunt will receive the Aeolsah’s Spirit award plus 500,000 credits for each DSS submitted. ALL participants will receive a Captain’s Commendation.
Day 3 – 116.9.4
- 17:00 UTC – Quantar GreenEST — a “mission” to tune every beacon in Holy Quantar Space. All participants will receive the Captain’s Commendation badge.
- 19:00 UTC – Short Track Race – The rules are as follows:
- Location: Ekoos Stop
- Ships: PremiaXL vs Albatross vs Gust
- No artifacts. Yes FF.
- Albatross needs 1 unit of Machined Parts in cargo
- PremiaXL needs Mitoria engines and 1 unit of Cesium in cargo
- Gust needs Mitoria engines
- The track for the race is as follows:
- Start in Omni V gate (jump out, back in).
- Fly through the beacon (no BCU required).
- Fly through the large hollow common roid near the beacon (into any of its 3 entrances and out of another one).
- Fly through the docking tube of the Docking Computer CP and stop.Note that this CP is out of radar range from the beacon, it lies between the Ring View and Quantar Gate jumpgates (both of which you can target).
- Dock at the Finish Line POS which is public and near the Docking Computer CP.
The awards are: 1st – Cesium Medal and 1 million credits; 2nd – Platrinum Medal and 500k credits; 3rd – Antimony Medal and 250k credits. All race participants will be awarded the Captains Commendation.
- Immediately following the race — Awards and Closing Ceremonies, hosted by Third Tahir Dr. Silas Tashawar.
- 19:00 UTC – FLASHCast Miners Days Special (REPLAY) – DJ Flash takes over at Jumpgate Pirate Radio, with some spacey music and comedy. The show runs from approximately 19:00 UTC to 21:50 UTC. Tune in at http://www.jumpgatepirateradio.com.
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