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Easter Weekend Contest Rules

Discussion in 'Worldwidedx.com Amateur Radio Club' started by binrat, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Good morning all. Here are the contest rules for the contest on Easter weekend. Any errors or omissions, please let me know.

    -Only contacts with other FORUM members count in the contest. The W9WDX roster maybe found as a sticky thread located here http://www.worldwidedx.com/threads/club-member-roster.132229/

    -Frequency: HF 80 / 40 / 20 / 10. From top of the hour to the bottom for 80, 20. From bottom to top for 40, 10. For frequencies, forum frequencies 10 meters: 28.455 ( + ), 20 meters: 14.322 ( + ).

    -Date/Time: 03/25/16, 0000 Zulu through 03/27/16 2359 UTC. If you're not sure how UTC time works, check here http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?p1=3875

    -Contacts: Contact logs may be in any format but it must be deciphered by common programs and must be posted in theW9WDX Contest Logs located here http://www.worldwidedx.com/forums/w9wdx-contest-logs.193/

    Create only one thread for your contacts. You can edit or reply to your own thread, using it as your log throughout the contest (if you wish). The format is attached as an Excel file. It may be an excel attachment OR pasted into your thread.

    At the end of the contest (+3 hours), the contacts forum will be locked, so make sure you upload all of your contacts before the end date/time.

    Contacts will be verified against each others' logs, non confirmed contacts will not be counted.

    -Multipliers: 2x multiplier for mobile, portable, or maritime contacts.
    3x multiplier for any contacts outside of CONUS and Canada.
    10x multiplier for QRP. For this contest QRP is 10 watts or less.

    -If you operate as mobile, maritime, or portable during the contest, you will be credited with the multiplier for any contacts you make. If you operate as a base, you receive a multiplier for any contact you make with a mobile, portable, or maritime contact. Make sure you clearly designate these in your log

    -Power limit: Legal limit in accordance with your licence.

    -This is an "on your honor" contest and intended to be fun. Please play by the rules

    - BE A COURTEOUS OPERATOR, PROMOTE THE SITE, AND MOST IMPORTANTLY HAVE FUN!


     

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  2. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Legal limit, honor. 80 meters???

    Sort of like oil and water:sneaky::sneaky::sneaky::sneaky:
    I thought 1.5 kw was a starting point on 80 meters then go up from there, if the balun will handle the heat.
     
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  3. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Anyone????
     
  4. RatsoW8

    RatsoW8 Supporting Member, W9WDX ARC Member - WD8T

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    I won't lie...I didn't realize both contests were on the same weekend. :oops:
     
  5. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Same here
     

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