RSGB 21 / 28MHz Contest 2009
The general rules apply to this contest
Date: Sunday 4 October 2009
CW: 21000-21075, 21125-21150 and 28000-28150
SSB: 21150-21350 and 28450-29000
Entrants are requested not to operate in the sub-band 21075 - 21125kHz.
Modes: CW, SSB
Exchange: RST + serial number. UK stations will also send their two-letter district code.
Entries may be CW only, SSB only or mixed. Cross mode QSO’s
are NOT allowed
(a) UK stations
(b) Non-UK stations
Additionally, stations may enter in one of
the following categories -
(1) Open - no restriction on power or antenna
(2) Restricted - a maximum of 100 watts output and only one antenna per band, which must be a single element with a maximum height of 15m
(3) QRP - a maximum of 10 watts output, no antenna restriction
Multi-Operator entries are accepted. Stations using packet or other spotting facilities must enter as multi-operator stations.
The results will be published in the form of a single list for each section, with mode and category annotated for each entrant.
The same station may be contacted on both bands and both modes for points and multipliers.
UK stations - 3 points per contact with overseas stations. Multipliers as per General Rules, except that the UK call areas do not count for multiplier or QSO point credit.
Overseas stations - 3 points per contact with UK stations. Multipliers for the first contact with each UK District per band and mode (ie maximum of four multipliers for each district). Overseas stations may only work UK stations.
A list of UK Districts is available at - http://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/information/districtcodes.shtml
Paper and disk entries must be postmarked no later than Monday 19th October 2009. Online entries must be submitted to http://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl by 23:59:59 on 19th October 2009. Entries must be in Cabrillo format, see here for information on preparing a Cabrillo entry.
Certificates of merit to the overall highest-scoring station in each section (UK, Overseas) on each mode CW, SSB, Mixed). Additionally, a certificate to the highest-scoring station in each of the Open, Restricted, QRP and Multi-Operator categories in each section and on each mode, subject to there being a minimum of three competitors for any certificate. A maximum of one award per entrant.
The T.E. Wilson G6VQ Trophy to overall
leading UK single operator using CW only.
The Whitworth Trophy to the leading UK single operator using SSB only.
The Powditch Trophy to the UK single operator achieving the highest score on 28MHz regardless of mode.