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::.  RULES

BARTG HF RTTY Contest
Sponsored by
British Amateur Radio Teledata Group

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 Time:

0200 UTC Saturday, March 15th
to
0200 UTC Monday, March 17th 2003

(3rd full weekend of March)

Single operator and SWL stations are permitted a maximum 30 hours operation. Rest periods may not be less than 3 hours per period.

Multi-operator stations may work the full 48 hour contest period.

 Classes:

  • SOE Single Operator Expert All Band
  • SOAB Single Operator All Band
  • SS10, SS15, SS20, SS40, SS80 Single Operator Single band
  • MS Multi-operator Single TX
  • MM Multi-operator Multi TX
  • SWL Short Wave Listener

Any single operator with a top ten all band placing in any BARTG contest during the years 2000/2001/2002 must enter as an expert in SOE; other stations may choose to enter the expert class if they wish. The class entered must be shown in the log.

No station may enter more than one class.

Single operator and MS entrants may only have one signal on the air at any time.

SOAB entrants may only change band once in any 5 minute period.

 Bands:

10, 15, 20, 40 and 80 metres Amateur bands.

 Messages:

Messages will consist of:

  • (A) RST / MESSAGE NUMBER.
    The number must be a three figure group and start with 001 for the first contact made.

  • (B) TIME GMT. A full four figure GMT time must be sent as part of each message.

 QSO Points:

Each completed QSO scores one (1) point.

Stations may be contacted again on other bands.

 Multipliers:

All DXCC countries (including JA, W, VE and VK) and all JA, W, VE and VK areas count as multipliers on each band. Any country or JA, W, VE or VK area may be counted again if worked on a different band, but continents are counted once only.

U.S. stations must use correct call or suffix for area of operation.

 Scoring:

QSO points x multipliers x continents (max 6).

 Log Submission:

Logs should be submitted in Cabrillo format by e-mail to:

E-mail entries to:
ska@bartg.demon.co.uk

SWL logs, check logs and logs with less than 50 contacts will be accepted printed or as plain ASCII text files showing date, band, callsign and serial number sent and received, in chronological order. These must be accompanied by a summary sheet showing scoring, class entered and full name and address of entrant.

Floppy disks should be sent with a printed note of your name and address.

Mail should be sent to:

Postal address:
John Barber, GW4SKA
P O Box 611
CARDIFF, CF24 4UN
WALES

Any incomplete entries will be classified as check logs.

E-MAIL:
The subject line of your e-mail entry must include your callsign and class entered e.g. GW4SKA.SOAB. Logs should be sent as an attachment named (yourcall).log e.g. GW4SKA.log.

ALL LOGS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1st MAY 2003 IN ORDER TO QUALIFY.

The judge’s decision will be final and no correspondence can be entered into in respect of incorrect or late entries.

All logs submitted shall remain the property of the BRITISH AMATEUR RADIO TELEDATA GROUP.

Trophies will be awarded to category winners.

Certificates will be awarded to the top three stations in each category, the top five SOAB entrants in each continent and to the top SOAB entrant in each JA, W, VE, and VK area.

 Additional notes:

Any contestant may claim the BARTG Quarter Century Award or any of the BARTG Continental awards from contacts made in our contests.

Holders of existing awards may add new countries to their records. A separate sheet showing bands, callsigns and countries claimed must be included with the contest log.

Details of all our awards and contests can be found on the BARTG website at: http://www.bartg.demon.co.uk/

Your comments on the contest would be much appreciated.

Date of info: 10 February, 2003 Source: John Barber, GW4SKA - BARTG Contest Manager
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This page was created March 4, 1997
Most recent revision February 12, 2003