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Forum HF Contest 12/13 Sept 2015

Discussion in 'Worldwidedx.com Amateur Radio Club' started by binrat, Aug 30, 2015.

  1. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Good evening all. Here is the goods on the next contest.

    Only contacts with other FORUM members count in the contest. The W9WDX roster maybe found as a sticky thread located herehttp://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: 0001 12 - 2359 13 Sept 2015 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 herehttp://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.
    4x 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: Maximum power 200 watts PEP

    -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. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    So is anyone planning on trying?? I possibly will on Sunday. Maybe even with my new semi portable setup which is an IC-7200 / LDG IT-100 and some sort of vertical.
     
  3. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    what are the 40 meter and 80 meter frequencies?
     
  4. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    40 = 7.282+
     
  5. RatsoW8

    RatsoW8 Supporting Member, W9WDX ARC Member - WD8T

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    I'll be on.
     
  6. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    same here ratso I will be on
     
  7. RatsoW8

    RatsoW8 Supporting Member, W9WDX ARC Member - WD8T

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    Anyone make a contact yet? I'm listening on 7.282 and 14.322
     
  8. ButtFuzz

    ButtFuzz Anti-BS Advocate ● N4REV ● Reverend Doctor

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    I'm on and will call starting 15:30 EDT on 14.322. Here I go.... My call is KG4ZPN.
     
  9. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    in case i get busy today and not get a chance to post contacts.

    12Sept15 W9FNB 14.326 20.18 B.J. 5-9/5-9
    12Sept15 WD8T 14.337 20:20 RATSO 5-9/5-9+
    13Sept15 W9FNB 3.865 "MOBILE" 09;30 BJ 5-9/5-7
     
  10. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Jerk! I mean good you for you, you have contacts...
     
  11. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    got the contacts from "spotting myself" on the chat room(n)

    will try to get some more this afternoon now that the honey do list is done for the day
     
  12. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Well its over but no one has posted contacts in the logs area yet. Hint, hint, hint.......
     
  13. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    thought this was the LOG area(n)
     
  14. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    OK thanks, no contacts posted for the weekend contest, but definitely enjoyed making contacts with other members of the forum(y)
     

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