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Croatian CW Contest
Foreign section
Based on the original Croatian CW Contest Rules 2004 published on

Hrvatski Radioamaterski Savez (HRS) has the honour of inviting
amateurs all over the world to take part in the
2005 Croatian CW Contest


 Date and period:

3rd full weekend in December
from 1400 UTC on Saturday
until 1400 UTC on Sunday

In 2005 Croatian CW Contest will be held on 17th and 18th of December.


1,8, 3,5, 7, 14, 21, 28 MHz.

Please use the frequencies according to the IARU Region 1 preferred contest segment:
1830-1850, 3500-3560 and 14000-14060 kHz.


Only CW.


  • Single operator, all bands - High power
  • Single operator, all bands - Low power (< 100 Watts)
  • Single operator, single band - High power
  • Single operator, single band - Low power (< 100 Watts)
  • Single operator, all bands - QRP (< 5 Watts)
  • Multi operator, all bands, one TX
  • SWL

The minimum time of operation on one band for multi op. stations is 10 minutes, though a quick band change in order to work a new multiplier is allowed. All stations are allowed to use the spots from DX packet Cluster.


RST + serial number (starting with 001 for the first contact).


  • 10 points contacts with 9A stations on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz,
    6 points on 14/21/28 MHz.

  • 6 points contacts with other continent on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz,
    3 points on 14/21/28 MHz.

  • 2 points contacts with own continent,
    including entrant’s own country on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz,
    1 point on 14/21/28 MHz.


DXCC countries plus WAE list on each band 1 point.

 Final score:

Sum of QSO points from all bands multiplied with sum of multipliers from all bands.


Each different station counts 1 point per band. Logs must contain the codegroups of both stations in QSO. Multipliers as above.

 Paper logs:

In standard form 40 QSO per page. Please mark only new multipliers on each band. On the bottom of each page should be the sum of multipliers and QSO points from that page.

The logs should be accompanied with the summary sheet and declaration. Multi operator stations should send the list of all operators. Each double QSO must be clearly marked in the log.


Certificates will be awarded to the highest scoring station in each DXCC/WAE country in each category.

Plaques will be awarded to the first station worldwide in section single operator, all bands and multi operator.

Some additional plaques may be awarded to the continental winners and world champions in category single operator, single band, depending on getting sponsors for those.

SWLs will be awarded with certificate.

All stations that fulfill conditions for 9ACW Award during the contest will get it free of charge if they send award application with contest log.

 Electronic logs:

You can send your log as attached file via E-mail:


Your log must be in Cabrillo file. Please name your file as follows yourcall.log.

The contest programs that support this contest are N1MM logger, Writelog and Win-Test.

Please mail the logs within 30 days to the address:

Mailing address:
Hrvatski Radioamaterski Savez
for Croatian CW Contest
Dalmatinska 12
10000 ZAGREB

Good luck in the contest!
73 de Zlatko, 9A2EU

Date of info: 5 December, 2005
Original rules updated: 7 March, 2005
Source: HRS Web Site - Contest Rules
Croatian CW Contest - Foreign Section
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This contest is known to be supported by:

by 9A4GL
by RZ4AG
All In One
by W3KM

by LX1NO
by EI5DI
by N6TR

by F5MZN
by I8VKB
by W5XD

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Please send corrections/changes/new rules/results to:
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Most recent revision December 5, 2005