RSGB 21 / 28MHz Contest 2012
1. Basic Information
Date: Sunday 7 October 2012
Frequencies: CW: 21000-21075, 21125-21150 and 28000-28150
SSB: 21150-21350 and 28450-29000
Entrants must not operate in the sub-band 21075 - 21125kHz.
Modes: CW, SSB
Exchange: RST + serial number. UK stations must also send their two-letter district code.
The general rules apply to this contest
Entries may be CW only, SSB only or mixed. Cross mode QSOs
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, category and single/multi status 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 non-UK stations. Multipliers are the countries of the DXCC list, except that JA, W, VE, VK, ZL and ZS call areas count as separate countries, and the UK call areas do not count for multiplier or QSO point credit.
Non-UK 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). Non-UK 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 22nd October 2012. Online entries must be submitted to http://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/hfenter.pl by 23:59:59 on 22nd October 2012. 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, Non-UK) 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.