This Weeks Contests

 

With Christmas out of the way we can get ready fir the spring contest season.  This is not a busy week contest wise but there are a few contests to have some fun with.  Please see the WA7BNM link on our Georgiacontestgroup.com home page

 

RAC winter Conteset is a Phone CW contest focusing on working Canadian Stations

 

Stew Perry top Band is a 160 M CW contest Those with the Big Antennas have fun.

 

Original QRP contest is fun if  you have some low Power needs tog et met is it a short 15 hours.

 

Get on the Air and have some fun  Be safe and Happy New Years

 

Mike

NN9DD

 

 

This weeks highlights:

 

RAC Winter Contest: 0000Z-2359Z, Dec 28

 

Mode:

CW, Phone

 

Bands:

160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m

 

Classes:

Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op CW
Single Op Phone
Single Op Single Band
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Multi-Multi

 

Max operating hours:

24 hours

 

Max power:

HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts

 

Exchange:

VE: RS(T) + (province/territory)
non-VE and VE0: RS(T) + Serial No.

 

QSO Points:

VE/VE0: 10 points
non-VE/VE0: 2 points
RAC official stations: 20 points

 

Multipliers:

VE provinces and territories (13), once per mode per band

 

Score Calculation:

Total score = total QSO points x total mults

 

Submit logs by:

January 31, 2020

 

E-mail logs to:

canadawinter[at]rac[dot]ca

 

Mail logs to:

Radio Amateurs of Canada
720 Belfast Road, Suite 217
Ottawa, Ontario K1G 0Z5
Canada

 

Find rules at:

https://wp.rac.ca/rac-canada-winter-contest-rules-2019/

 

 

Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Dec 28 to 1500Z, Dec 29

 

Geographic Focus:

Worldwide

 

Participation:

Worldwide

 

Awards:

Worldwide

 

Mode:

CW

 

Bands:

160m Only

 

Classes:

Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Op (QRP/Low/High)

 

Max operating hours:

14 hours

 

Max power:

HP: >100 watts
LP: 5-100 watts
QRP: <5 watts

 

Exchange:

4-Character grid square

 

QSO Points:

1 point per QSO plus 1 point per 500 km
multiply QSO points by 2 if low power station
multiply QSO points by 4 if QRP station

 

Multipliers:

(none)

 

Score Calculation:

Total score = total QSO points x power multiplier

 

Submit logs by:

January 12, 2020

 

E-mail logs to:

tbdc[at]kkn[dot]net

 

Upload log at:

http://www.b4h.net/stew/tbdcsubmitlog.php

 

Mail logs to:

BARC
50335 NW Hayward Rd
Manning, OR 97125
USA

 

Find rules at:

http://www.kkn.net/stew/

 

 

 

 

Original QRP Contest: 1500Z, Dec 28 to 1500Z, Dec 29

 

Geographic Focus:

Worldwide

 

Participation:

Worldwide

 

Mode:

CW

 

Bands:

80, 40, 20m

 

Classes:

Single Op (VLP/QRP/MP)(Handmade/Open)

 

Max operating hours:

15 hours

 

Max power:

VLP: 1W
QRP: 5W
MP: 20W

 

Exchange:

RST + Serial No. + "/" + Power category

 

QSO Points:

QSO with station who submits log: 4 points
QSO with station that does not submit log: 1 point
15% bonus for use of TR/TRX assembled from kit
30% bonus for use of unique handmade TR/TRX

 

Multipliers:

DXCC Countries: 2 mult points if station submits log, 1 mult point if no log

 

Score Calculation:

Total score = total QSO points x total mult points

 

Submit logs by:

January 31, 2020

 

E-mail logs to:

oqrpc[at]qrpcc[dot]de

 

Mail logs to:

Lutz Gutheil, DL1RNN
Bergstrasse 17
D-38446 Wolfsburg
Germany

 

Find rules at:

http://www.qrpcc.de/contestrules/oqrpr.html

 

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