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::.  RULES

The 47th All Asian DX Contest - 2006
Supported by the
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan.

The purpose of this contest is to enhance the activity of radio amateurs in Asia and to establish as many contacts as possible during the contest periods.



(1) CW: From 0000 UTC the third Saturday of June
to 2400 UTC the next day
(48 hours)
(June 17 - 18, 2006)

(2) Phone: From 0000 UTC the first Saturday of September
to 2400 UTC the next day
(48 hours)
(September 2 - 3, 2006)

 02. BANDS:

Amateur bands 160 m (CW only), 80 m, 40 m, 20 m, 15 m, 10 m.


(1) Single Operator Single Band
a: Asian stations - High Power, Low Power
b: Non-Asian stations - High Power only

(2) Single Operator Multi Band
a: Japanese (JA) stations - High Power, Low Power, Junior, Silver
b: Asian stations - High Power, Low Power
c: Non-Asian stations - High Power only

(3) Multi-Operator Single Transmitter (all bands only)

(4) Multi-Operator Multi Transmitter (all bands only)

Note 1: Single Operator stations means that one person performs all concerned operations during contest period. Use of PacketCluster is permitted.

Note 2: Low Power stations are limited 100 W output or less. No limitation on High Power stations.

Note 3: Junior stations’ operator age must be 19 years old or younger, and Silvers operators must be 70 years old or older.

Note 4: 10 minutes rule (CQ WW method) is applied to Single Transmitter stations.

The 10 minutes rule means that only one transmitter and one band are permitted during any 10 minutes period, defined as starting with the first logged QSO on a band. However, one - and only one - other band may be used during any 10 minutes period if - and only if - the station worked is a new multiplier. This rule is applied to not only running stations, but multi-stations respectively.


Within the limits of own station license.


(1) CW - "CQ AA"

(2) Phone - "CQ AA Contest"


(1) For OM stations: RS(T) report plus operators’ age.

For example (if operator is 25 years old): Phone - 5925, CW - 59925.

(2) For YL stations: RS(T) report plus operators’ age, but if the operator does not want to send her age, RS(T) report plus "00" (zero zero) can be sent.

For example (the operator is 25 years old): Phone - 5925, CW - 59925.


(1) No cross band contacts.

(2) No change of operating site.

(3) For Single Operator and Multi-Operator Single Transmitter entry: Transmitting two signals or more at the same time, including cases of different bands, is not permitted. (Except transmitting two signals to get New Multiplier under the 10 minutes rules).

(4) For Multi-Operator’s entry: Transmitting two signals or more at the same time within the same band is not permitted.

(5) No operation from two sites or more for Multi-Operator’s entry.

(6) No contact made through repeaters.


(1) For Asian stations:

a: Points - Perfect contact will be scored as follows. Contact among same entities will neither count as a point nor a multiplier. Duplicate contact with the same station on same band will not count as a point.

  • 160 m band - 3 points per Asian QSO. 9 points per Non-Asian QSO.
  • 80 m band - 2 points per Asian QSO. 6 points per Non-Asian QSO.
  • 10 m band - 2 points per Asian QSO. 6 points per Non-Asian QSO.
  • Other bands - 1 point per Asian QSO. 3 points per Non-Asian QSO.

b: Multipliers - The total number of different entities (according to the DXCC List) worked on each band.

(2) For non-Asian stations:

a: Points - Perfect contact with Asian stations (excluding U.S. auxiliary military radio stations in the Far East, Japan) will be counted as follows:

  • 160 m band - 3 points
  • 80 m band - 2 points
  • 10 m band - 2 points
  • Other bands - 1 point

b: Multipliers - The total number of different Asian Prefixes (according to the WPX Contest rules) worked on each band.

(3) JD1 stations:

a: JD1 stations on Ogasawara (Bonin and Volcano) Islands belong to Asia.

b: JD1 stations on Minami-tori Shiama (Marcus) Islands belong to Oceania.

(4) Maritime Mobile Stations:

For all maritime mobile stations at any location (no matter outside or inside Asia), perfect contacts with only Asian stations can be counted. The total score will be published in the contest results. But, they will not be ranked. Contacts points with maritime mobile stations will be considered as same as contacts among Asian stations. But, it will not count as multiplier.


(The total of the contact points on each band) × (The total of the multipliers on each band).


It is recommended to use JARL A.A. Contest Log and Summary sheet which are available from JARL HQ for one IRC and SAE. (Summary and Log are available as "PDF files" from the JARL Web site).

(1) Each Summary sheet must include your DXCC entity, callsign used, entry class, multipliers by band, points by band and total score. It should also include a signed declaration indicating that you have observed the rules and regulations of the contest.

(2) Log sheet must contain band, date, time in UTC, call of station worked, exchange sent, exchange received, multipliers and QSO points. Use a separate sheet for each band. (For Single Transmitter entry: in order of the time contacted). Multipliers should be clearly marked by entities or Asian prefixes, first time worked on each band.

(3) For Japanese (JA) Multi-Operator’s stations: Log sheet must contain operator’s name/handle in each QSO.

(4) E-mail submission:
Guidelines for the acceptable electronic file format are introduced in the "Guidelines for E-mail submission of JARL contests".

If you want to send your JARL Formatted E-log, please go to
For more details, please refer to
JARL Contest Committee Web Site

 11. AWARDS:

(1) For both CW and Phone, certificates will be awarded to those having the highest score in each entry in proportion to the number of participants from each entity and also those from US CQ Zone 3, 4, and 5 in the United States.

a: If the number of participants are under 10 there will be an Award only to the highest scorer

b: From 11 to 20 - Awards only to the runner-up

c: From 21 to 30 - Awards to the top three

d: From 31 or more - Awards to the top five

(2) The highest scorer among JARL members of category in each area of Japan, under the condition having a ranking of half and more, will receive a certificate from JARL. However, this rule doesn’t apply to those who received an above-mentioned certificate.

(3) The highest scorer on each Continent of the Single Operator Multi Band entry will receive a medal from JARL and a certificate from the Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan.

(4) The highest scorer of the Multi-Operator Single Transmitter and Multi Transmitter entry on each Continent will receive a medal from JARL.

(5) All JARL members who submit a log and summary will receive a "Entry Certificate" from JARL through the QSL card bureau.

(6) Special plaques will be awarded to the stations in the categories mentioned in a separate page.

(7) The Contest Award will be issued to whom fulfill the certain requirements during the contest period. The detailed information will be appeared in a separate page.


(1) Submit a summary sheet and logs of only one entry classfication. E-mail submission will be welcomed.

(2) The log and summary should be postmarked by the following dates, addressed to:

Mailing address:
All Asian DX Contest
TOKYO 170-8073

Indicate CW or Phone on the envelope.

E-mail submissions to:

a: CW:

b: Phone:

Deadlines for submissions:

a: CW: July 31, 2006

b: Phone: October 31, 2006


(1) Taking points for duplicate contact on the same band in excess of 2% of the total.

(2) False statements in the report.

(3) Violations of the contest rules.


Results will be published in the Spring, 2007 issue of JARL News and also will be appeared on JARL’s web site (

For those wishing to receive contest results by post, please enclose one IRC with your log.


(Total 55 entities as of March 1, 2006)
1S Spratly Is.   EZ Turkmenistan
3W, XV Vietnam   HL South Korea
4J, 4K Azerbaijan   HS Thailand
4L Georgia   HZ Saudi Arabia
4P-4S Sri Lanka   JA-JS,
7J-7N, 8J
4X, 4Z Israel   JD1 Ogasawara Is.
5B Cyprus   JT-JV Mongolia
7O Yemen   JY Jordan
8Q Maldives (*)   OD Lebanon
9K Kuwait   P5 North Korea
9M2,4 West Malaysia   S2 Bangladesh
9N Nepal   TA-TC
(excl. TA1)
Turkey (*)
9V Singapore   UA-UI8, 9,
Asiatic Russia
A4 Oman   UJ-UM Uzbekistan
A5 Bhutan   UN-UQ Kazakhstan
A6 U.A.E.   VR2 Hong Kong
A7 Qatar   VU India
A9 Bahrain   VU Andaman
and Nicobar Is.
AP-AS Pakistan   VU Lakshadweep
BS7 Scarborough Reef   XU Cambodia
BV Taiwan   XW Laos
BV9 Pratas Is.   XX9 Macao
BY China   XY-XZ Myanmar
E4 Palestine   YA Afghanistan
EK Armenia   YI Iraq
EP-EQ Iran   YK Syria
EX Kyrgyzstan   ZC4 UK Sov. Base
Area on Cyprus
EY Tajikistan      
(*) only Asian area

Date of info: 30 August, 2006 Source: All Asian DX Contest rules page on JARL Web Site
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