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SM3CER Contest Service - Rules

AGCW QRP Summer Contest

Sponsored by
Arbeitsgemeinschaft Telegrafie e.V. (AGCW-DL)

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 Date:

3rd complete weekend in July

 Time:

Saturday 1500 UTC to Sunday 1500 UTC

One or more breaks of a total length of 9 hours must be taken. The longest one of the breaks must be at least 5 hours long.

 Participants:

All licensed amateurs and SWLs. Single-OP only, only one single TX and one single RX or one single TRX is allowed at any given time.

 Bands:

80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 m.

 Mode:

CW (A1A). The use of keyboards and automatic CW decoders is not allowed.

 Call:

CQ QRP TEST

 Categories:

  • VLP: Max. 1 W output or 2 W input
  • QRP: Max. 5 W output or 10 W input
  •   MP: Max. 25 W output or 50 W input
  • QRO: More than 25 W output or 50 W input

 Exchange:

RST, QSO-number, category e.g. 579001/QRP

 Scoring system:

QSO points:
QRO-QRO: NO points
QRP-VLP, QRP-QRP, VLP-QRP and VLP-VLP: 3 points
All other QSOs: 2 points

Multipliers:
1 multiplier point for every DXCC country per band.

Final score:
Sum of QSO-points multiplied by sum of multiplier points of all bands used.

 Logs:

Columns: UTC, Call, exchange sent, exchange received, multiplier points, QSO points. Separate log sheets for each band are required.

Cover sheet: Own call, address, rig and power used in the contest, final score claimed, word of honor to have obeyed this contest’s rules, operator’s signature.

Send your log to:

Lutz Noack, DL4DRA
Hochschulstr. 30/702
D-01069 DRESDEN
GERMANY

Electronic entries via e-mail should be sent to:

qrp-test@agcw.de

Deadline: August 31. (Arriving date at contest manager’s address!).

Checklogs are welcome as well as any comments by participants.

 Prizes:

There are awards for the first, second and third place in each class and placement cards for each entrant.

 Note:

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".

 More info at:

AGCW Web Site:
http://www.agcw.de/


(Date of info: June 20, 1999)
Source: Kai Hoefs, DL1AH - AGCW-member 2544)

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Please send corrections/changes/new rules/results to:
Jan-Eric Rehn - SM3CER
sm3cer@contesting.com

URL: http://www.sk3bg.se/contest/agcwqrps.htm
Copyright © 1996-1999 Jan-Eric Rehn - SM3CER
This page was created December 30 1996
Most recent revision June 28 1999
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