|4th 144MHz Backpackers|
|Date||5 Aug 17||Time||1300-1700 (UTC)|
|Exchange||RS(T), Serial Number (starting at 001) and a 6 character (e.g. IO92JL) locator and UK&CD stations send the first 2 letters of their Postcode|
|Scoring||One Point per Kilometre multiplied by the number of Countries plus Postcodes plus QTH locator squares (M3)|
|UK Contest Callsigns||Not allowed|
|2m 5W Backpacker
a) 5W maximum output from the transmitter
b) Single antenna with no more than 20 half-wave elements (or equivalent)
c) Antenna height: Driven element no more than 4m above the ground
d) No operation from a motor vehicle. The vehicle supply must not be used to power any equipment used during the contest or to recharge batteries for the equipment.
e) All equipment used during the contest must be battery, wind or solar powered.
f) Equipment must be carried and operated at least 100m from the transportation vehicle.
g) Stations entering in this section must use the /P callsign suffix
|25W Hill Toppers
a) 25W maximum output from the transmitter.
b) One or more antennas with no more than 20 half-wave elements (or equivalent) in total.
c) Antenna height: Driven element no more than 6m above the ground
d) Operation from a motor vehicle permitted.
e) All equipment used during the contest must be battery, wind or solar powered. If equipment is powered from a vehicle supply, the engine must be switched off for the duration of the contest.
f) Stations entering in this section must use the /P callsign suffix.
|General Rules for all RSGB VHF/UHF/SHF contests can be found here|
|Special Rules for this Contest|
|Awards for this Contest|
|Backpackers Trophy will be awarded to the overall winner of the 5B Section|
|Entry Date||Within 7 days|
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|Log Generator||Transcribe your log online here|
|Claimed Scores||Enter your claimed score here|
|Web Results||Date of results 30/08/17; Available here|
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