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::.  RULES

The 41st BALTIC Contest - BC-2005
The Lithuanian Radio Sports Federation
has the honor to invite radio amateurs all over the world
to enter the 41st Baltic Contest 2005

General rules of BC-2005


 1. Aim of the BC:

To promote radio sport in the Baltic countries and to expand relations between amateurs of the Baltic and the world.

 2. The object of BC:

To establish as many contacts as possible with amateur stations world wide.

 3. Period:

From 2100 UTC May 21, 2005 till 0200 UTC May 22, 2005

(Every year the last but one weekend in May - one week before WPX CW Contest)

 4. Sections:

  • A - Single Operator, CW/SSB

  • B - Single Operator, CW

  • C - Single Operator, SSB

  • D - Multi Operator, Single TX

  • E - SWL

 5. Frequencies:

CW: 3510-3600 kHz

SSB: 3600-3650 and 3700-3750 kHz.

 6. Contest call:

CW - TEST BC, SSB - CQ Baltic Contest.

 7. Exchange:

RS(T) and serial number starting from 001.

Each station may be worked once in SSB and once in CW.

 8. Scoring:

For participants in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania each QSO (SWL rprt) with Europe counts one (1) point and QSO (SWL rprt) with another continent counts two (2) points.

For participants in Europe each QSO (SWL rprt) with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania counts ten (10) points; each QSO (SWL rprt) with other participants counts one (1) point.

For participants outside Europe each QSO (SWL rprt) with ES, YL and LY counts twenty (20) points; each QSO (SWL rprt) with other participants counts one (1) point.

SWL report must contain both call signs and at least one of the control numbers.

 9. Final Score:

The sum of QSO (SWL rprt) points (no multiplier, no duplicate QSO (SWL rprt)).

When the number of points is equal, the criteria for priority are:
  • for better percentage of QSO (SWL rprt) confirmation
  • for more DX QSO (SWL rprt)

 10. Awards:

Certificates will be awarded to the leading stations of each section for every country (DXCC) in accordance with the number of participants.

Winners in A, B, C, D and E sections in the Baltic countries (ES, LY, YL), in Europe and outside Europe will receive trophies.

Special trophies

Europe S. Franckevicius, LY4AA
Baltic countries LP
(less than 100 W output)
Estonian Amateur Radio Union
Non Baltic countries LP
(less than 100 W output)
Latvian Radio Amateur League
Asia M. Jukna, LY2UF
Europe CW R. Šaltauskas, LY2BG
Estonia R. Baltušis, LY2BM
Latvia LY7A Contest Team
Woman (YL) M. Stern, 4Z4KX, LY2NL Memorial
Youth (until 16 years) J. Urbonas, LY3BU
Lithuania CW G. Lucinskas, LY3BA
Oldtimer from BC countries
(more than 60 years)
A. Macas, LY2OO
SWL V. Morkûnas, LY3BY

 11. Logs:

The IARU R1 standard format sheets are recommended, or send by E-mail or in 3 1/2", 1,44 MB Microdisk in the ASCII form, suitable for computer analysis.

Deadline: July 1, 2005.


Mailing address:
BALTIC Contest
P O Box 210



We hope that the participants will enjoy the contest.
Welcome to BC-2005.

73! LRSF

Date of info: 7 April, 2005 Source: Darius Kybartas, LY3DA - Vice President of LRSF
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Most recent revision April 10, 2005