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July 1 - 4 Contest Rules

Discussion in 'Worldwidedx.com Amateur Radio Club' started by binrat, Jun 25, 2018.

  1. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    As per normal, any omissions or errors, 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 ( + ). 40 meters 7.185 +/- 5khz, and 75 meters 3.910 MHz.

    -Date/Time: 0001 01July – 2359 04 July 2018 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 the W9WDX 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.
    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!
     

  2. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Anyone playing??
     
  3. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    Slow start but will start work tomorrow!
    WDX-59/Gary/W9FNB

    Are Contacts once only?...Once per band?...All ready started my thread...for today..GL Enjoy
    I'll be around off/on next few days...Hope to work many more 73
    Gary/W9FNB/WDX-59
     
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  4. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Any band open?
     
  5. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I will be listening on 14.322
     
  6. 543_Dallas

    543_Dallas Sr. Member

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    I tried. No luck.
     
  7. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    yeah its dead
     
  8. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    11m is opening up you might have something now.
     
  9. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Whats 11m?...lol
     
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  10. 543_Dallas

    543_Dallas Sr. Member

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    20m was open yesterday. I heard 4 of the 13 colonies stations and managed to work 3.

    Later in the afternoon 40m opened up. The band conditions were decent but everyone was in the pileup trying to make contact with K2K.

    I also heard a lot of Canada day contesters on 20m.
     
  11. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    Are Contacts once only?...Once per band?...All ready started my thread...for today..GL Enjoy
    I'll be around off/on next few days...Hope to work many more 73
    Gary/W9FNB/WDX-59
     
  12. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Gary, all.
    1 per day per band. Oh does that sound.
     
  13. BJ radionut

    BJ radionut Supporting Member and 6m addict

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    Great Works for me 73 thanks for reply
    All the Best
    Gary
     
  14. Grinder74

    Grinder74 KE8EOJ

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    I'll try 10M tomorrow, just a Tech.
     
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  15. binrat

    binrat WDX Club Coordinator
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    Grinder.
    Im off if work tomorrow. I'll try 10 qrp as well.
     

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