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::.  RULES

AGCW Happy New Year Contest
Sponsored by

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Telegrafie e.V. (AGCW-DL)



Annually on January 1st


0900 - 1200 UTC


All licensed amateurs and SWLs.


3.510 - 3.560 kHz; 7.010 - 7.040 kHz; 14.010 - 14.060 kHz.


Only single operators, only CW (A1A).

The use of keyboards and automatic CW decoders is not allowed.

All logs must contain a declaration that the contest rules have been respected.




  • 1: More than 150 W RF output or 300 W DC input
  • 2: Max. 150 W out or 300 W in
  • 3: Max. 5 W out or 10 W in
  • 4: SWL


RST + serial number (common for all bands).

AGCW members add their membership number.
Example: 579002/897

 Scoring system:

QSO points:
Every contacted station counts one QSO point per band. The same station may be worked on different bands. SWL logs have to contain both callsigns and at least one report.

Every worked AGCW member counts as multiplier point.

Final score:
The sum of the QSO points multiplied by the sum of multiplier points.


Non observance of the rules will lead to disqualification!

All logs must contain a declaration that the contest rules have been respected.

Send SASE or SAE plus one IRC to receive a list of the results (Be sure to add your complete postal address). The results will also be posted to the AGCW board of the Packet Radio BBS network and to the AGCW home page. Additionally, they will be published in ’AGCW-Info’.


Deadline is January 31.


Mailing address:
Werner Hennig, DF5DD
Am Cappeler Freistuhl 33

Logs submitted per e-mail are welcome. E-mail address:


Date of info: December 26, 2004 Source: AGCW Web Site
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Please send corrections/changes/new rules/results to:
Jan-Eric Rehn - SM3CER

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This page was created December 30, 1996
Most recent revision December 26, 2004