RSGB 1.8MHz CW Contests 2009
Competitive with some long haul DX available. There will be other European 1.8MHz contests running at the same time, increasing activity and interest. A challenging band for antennas and receiving skills.
Please note these are two separate events.
The general rules apply to this contest
1st event: 14/15 February 2009. 2nd event: 21/22 November
Time: 2100 - 0100UTC.
Frequency: 1810 - 1870kHz.
Exchange: RST + serial number & district code.
1. Sections: Single-operator entries.
(b) Overseas including EI.
Section (a) 3 points per contact plus a bonus of five points for the first contact with each UK District worked and the first contact with each Country outside the UK worked.
Section (b) 3 points per contact plus a bonus of five points for the first contact with each UK District worked. Overseas stations may only work UK stations.
Paper and disk entries must be postmarked no later than Monday 7th December 2009. Online entries must be submitted to http://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl by 23:59:59 on 7th December 2009. Entries must be in Cabrillo format, see here for information on preparing a Cabrillo entry.
1st event: The Somerset Trophy to the leading UK station.
2nd event: The Victor Desmond Trophy to the leading UK station.
The Maitland Trophy to the Scottish entrant
with the highest aggregate number of points in the 1st and 2nd events.