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W/VE Islands Contest
8th Annual W/VE Islands Contest

Sponsored by the US Islands Awards Program (USI)


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 Object:

WORK AS MANY AMERICAN AND CANADIAN ISLANDS ON HF (10, 15, 20, 40, 80 and 160 meters) AS POSSIBLE.

Hams world-wide are welcome to participate. All fresh water or saltwater islands count for awards provided they qualify for USI or C.IS.A (Canadian Islands Awards). (See the C.IS.A. Island List).

Please ensure that the islands qualify before the end of the scoring date. New islands should be referred to as "new" until an official number is assigned later.

 When:

Saturday 1500 UTC, July 20, 2002
to
Sunday 2359 UTC, July 21, 2002

 Participant categories:

PARTICIPANT CATEGORIES
CATEGORY W/VE
Phone
W/VE
Non-Phone
DX
All Modes
SWL
All Modes
(A) Island Station 1 2 N/A N/A
(B) Non-Island Station 1 2 3 4
(C) Island Rover 1 2 N/A N/A

 Instructions:

  • (A) Island Stations: work as many other W or VE island stations and non-island stations as possible.

  • (B) Non-Island Stations: work W or VE islands only.

  • (C) Rover Stations: same as (A) but must submit separate entries per island. Include all island total scores on a grand recap sheet.

  • Categories 1 and 2: MUST be submitted as separate entries. Stations competing in multiple categories must submit completely separate entries. DO NOT combine scores.

 Exchange:

  • Island stations (A) and rovers (C) send signal report, USI or CISA # and island name.

  • Non-island stations (B) send signal report and state or province / territory or country.

Note: Work island stations only once per island per mode.

 Scoring:

  • Island stations and rovers receive 1 point for each non-island station worked and 5 points for each island station (USI/CISA) worked.

  • Non-island stations receive 5 points for each island station (USI/CISA) worked.

Logs, hard copy or electronic, must be submitted by August 31, 2002 to the Contest Manager.

 Multipliers:

Each different state or province / territory worked counts once as a multiplier for Category A through C.

DX is NOT a multiplier.

 Awards:

All entries will be tabulated. Send your entry to the Contest Manager. Award certificates will be provided to all submissions scoring over 100 points after verification. Plaques will be provided for each category winner.

For multi-op operations, all operators qualify for a certificate regardless of callsign used. However, USI will provide only one plaque to the contest call sign of a category winner. Please contact the Contest Manager for details on obtaining additional plaques.

 Contest Manager:

Mailing address:
Ray Phelps, AD4LX
1440 SW 53rd Terrace
CAPE CORAL, FL 33914
USA

E-mail:

E-mail:
ad4lx@arrl.net

 Note:

Entries must be complete, legible, conform to the rules above, and submitted to the Contest Manager no later than August 31, 2002 in order to qualify.

Entries cannot be returned. Do not send original logs; instead, send copies of logs, recap sheet and dupe sheet. Include a SASE or email address with any mailed entries so that the Contest Manager can verify their receipt (very important - if you haven’t received affirmation within two weeks please contact the Contest Manager).

The contest rules will be strictly adhered to and the decision of the Contest Manager is final.

Date of info: 29 May, 2002 Source: USI Web Site
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Please send corrections/changes/new rules/results to:
Jan-Eric Rehn - SM3CER
sm3cer@contesting.com

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