RULES 2017 INTERNATIONAL VINTAGE CONTEST HF
The Contest is organized by Section ARI of Rimini to be active with the callsign IQ4RN
In collaboration with Section ARI of Pordenone (Manager IV3EHH)
It's to world-wide competition, everybody can work everybody.
For this 10ª Edition the Official Sponsor is CSY & SON
*Ham Radio Premium" for All-First Participiant by Csy & Son
DATE CONTEST: Sunday 9 April 2017
TIME CONTEST (UTC): From 7.00 to 11.00 UTC and from 13:00 to 19:00 UTC
Notes: All participants are invited to send your log even if a small number of QSOs
BANDS: 14 Mhz, 7 Mhz, 3.5 Mhz.
CALL-CONTEST: CQ VINTAGE
MOP- Multi-operators (All bands or single band)
SOP- Single Operator All bands
SOS- Single Operator SSB
SOC- Single Operator CW
SOA - Single Operator AM
SWL - SWL - Single Operator – Mixed
(check the setup info (A-B-C-D) on the software section “Info – Setup” on Menù UTILITY”)
A- RTX Year of manufacturing from 1950 to 1959
B- RTX Year of manufacturing from 1960 to 1969
C- RTX Year of manufacturing from 1970 to 1979
D- RTX Year of manufacturing from 1980 to 1982
E- RTX Home Made
FOR THE CATEGORIES (A.; B; C; D) IT IS CONSIDERED THE YEAR OF BEGINNING MANUFACTURE OF THE RTX USED IN THE CONTEST, IF THE STATION USES A SEPARATE LINE (RX + TX) IT IS CONSIDERED THE YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE TRANSMITTER.
MODE : SSB-CW-AM
POWER and RESTRICTIONS:
As authorized by your license.
Packet Cluster not admitted.
PC on CW not admitted.
Reports RST + WW Locator (examples: 5/9 JN65IV or 599 JN65IV)
SCORING and FINAL SCORE:
1 POINT/QSO calculated by QRB between the two stations :
EXAMPLE.: QRB 678 Km = 678 Qso-point.
Final Score = The sum of QSO-points from all bands times.
LOG SUBMISSION ADDRESSES and TERMS: via email to email@example.com Before april 30th 2017.
You have to use the contest vintage software and you must send in cabrillo format.
INFO: firstname.lastname@example.org – email@example.com
DOWNLOAD NE SOFTWARE 2017 (by IV3EHH official programmer and manager vintage contest)
You can get the rules and program free on web site :
CALLSIGN : Only normal callsign or club station no special callsign .
PENALTY AND DISQUALIFICATION:
The decision of Contest Committee it will be definitive and unquestionable.
VINTAGE AWARDS AND "HAM-RADIO PREMIUM" BY CSY & SON
1- FIRST FOR EVERY CATEGORY PARCHMENT PARTECIPATION ON THE CONTEST AND "HAMRADIO" PREMIUM BY CSY & SON