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Contest Rules - 3/4 June 2017

Discussion in 'Worldwidedx.com Amateur Radio Club' started by binrat, May 24, 2017.

  1. binrat

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    Here are the contests rules. Please any errors or omissions please post up.



    -Only contacts with other FORUM members count in the contest. The W9WDX roster maybe found as a sticky thread located here http://www.worldwidedx.com/threads/club-member-roster.132229/

    -Frequency: HF 80 / 40 / 20 / 10. From top of the hour to the bottom for 80, 20. From bottom to top for 40, 10. For frequencies, forum frequencies 10 meters: 28.455 ( + ), 20 meters: 14.322 ( + ). 40 meters 7.185 +/- 5khz, and 75 meters 3.910 MHz.

    -Date/Time: 0001 03 June – 2359 04 June 2017 UTC. If you're not sure how UTC time works, check here http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?p1=3875

    -Contacts: Contact logs may be in any format but it must be deciphered by common programs and must be posted in theW9WDX Contest Logs located here http://www.worldwidedx.com/forums/w9wdx-contest-logs.193/

    Create only one thread for your contacts. You can edit or reply to your own thread, using it as your log throughout the contest (if you wish). The format is attached as an Excel file. It may be an excel attachment OR pasted into your thread.

    At the end of the contest (+3 hours), the contacts forum will be locked, so make sure you upload all of your contacts before the end date/time.

    Contacts will be verified against each others' logs, non confirmed contacts will not be counted.

    -Multipliers: 2x multiplier for mobile, portable, SOTA or maritime contacts.
    3x multiplier for any contacts outside of CONUS and Canada.
    4x multiplier for QRP. For this contest QRP is 10 watts or less.

    -If you operate as mobile, maritime, or portable during the contest, you will be credited with the multiplier for any contacts you make. If you operate as a base, you receive a multiplier for any contact you make with a mobile, portable, or maritime contact. Make sure you clearly designate these in your log

    -Power limit: Maximum power 200 watts PEP

    -This is an "on your honor" contest and intended to be fun. Please play by the rules

    - BE A COURTEOUS OPERATOR, PROMOTE THE SITE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY HAVE FUN!
     

  2. wavrider

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    That is a mis print 200 watts??
    2000 watts??:D
     
  3. w9cll

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    I will be partaking.. 200 watts is fine with me
     
  4. binrat

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    The 200 watts was selected as some who have HF privileges have a power restriction.
     
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    (y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
     
  6. binrat

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    Just a reminder about this weekend.
     
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  7. wavrider

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    (y)(y)(y)(y)(y) Thanks Bin
    Weather forecast here in North Florida is rain and thunderstorms.
    Need the rain bad most of the swamp is burning so many wild fires this year.

    Weather and lightning strikes permitting I will try to get on the air.
    Thanks for having the contest
     
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  8. RatsoW8

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    Wet weather predicted here for the weekend as well. Perfect for playing with my new IC-7300 in the contest :)
     
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  9. BJ radionut

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    Lets get this thing STARTED...Will be checking here often for chance to pick up some contacts with forum Operators.
    I'll also be watching the chat window for current info for who's "In the Air"
    Lets have some RADIOFUN!
    All the Best
    Gary/W9FNB
    08:30z listening 3865
     
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  10. binrat

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    I hope everyone posted up their contacts. For me, zip, nothing beside static.
     
  11. KD2GOE

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    not a for me i hope for better luck next time
     
  12. binrat

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    Looks like BJ is the boss.
     

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