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Marconi Memorial Contest HF
The VII Marconi Memorial Contest HF 2002


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(Rules in Italian)

 1) Aim:

The MARCONI MEMORIAL CONTEST HF commemorates the second Century of RADIO and its father: GUGLIELMO MARCONI. It’s a world-wide competition; everybody can work everybody, only CW.

 2) Date and time:

Every fourth full weekend of June from 1400 UTC Saturday till 1400 UTC Sunday.

In 2002 it will be on 22 - 23 June
from 1400 UTC Saturday till 1400 UTC Sunday

 3) Classes:

1) Single Operator
Subclasses of class 1:
L) Low power (max 100 W out)
Q) QRP (max 5 watts out)

The operators L and Q in the class 1 will be marked and awarded.

2) Multi Operator

 4) Bands and mode:

Only CW, 10 m thru 160 m (except WARC bands) are allowed according to IARU Band Plans.

Band can be changed only after 10 minutes you have been on it. The 10 minutes count starts from the first QSO made on that band.

 5) Exchange:

The station send RST + a serial number from 001.

 6) QSO Points:

Each verificable QSO count 1 point.

 7) Multipliers:

All CQ WW countries count 1 multiplier. The same multiplier can be counted once a band.

 8) Final score:

The sum of QSO-points from all bands multiplied by the sum of multipliers from all bands.

 9) Logs and summary sheet:

Standard logs are necessary.

A summary sheet is required showing all the QSO details on each band, class of entry, power, name, callsign, full address of the applicant, callsign of the operators and a signed declaration.

Computerized logs on diskette are welcome only in ASCII format. You can apply for the free software via Internet at the site

Logs must be mailed within 30 days from the end of the contest and addressed to:

Mailing address:
ARI sez. di Fano
P O Box 35
I-61032 FANO (PS)

or via E-mail to:


or temporary via E-mail to:


Please enclose your station description and your comments.
A picture will be much appreciated.

 10) Penalties and disqualification:

Penalties and disqualification will be applied for violation of the contest rules.

Each decision of the Contest Committee will be final.

 11) Awards:

A plaque with certificate will be awarded to the No. 1 top scoring station in each class and subclass.

A certificate will be awarded to No. 2, 3, 4, 5 top scoring in each class.

The Committee will send the "MARCONISTA" award of the MARCONI CLUB of LOANO to the No. 1 top scoring of Single Operator (if it is not a member).

Il Presidente ARI Fano

Date of info: 10 June, 2002 Source: IK6PTJ Web Site
(2001 rules with changed dates for 2002 by SM3CER)
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This page was created March 23, 1997
Most recent revision July 18, 2002