|RSGB RoLo Contests|
'RoLo' stands for 'Rotating locators', so called because the contest exchange depends on that received in the previous QSO, and the exchanges consists of entrants' locators. These are real tests of copying and logging accuracy.
If you have any queries about these rules, please email email@example.comChanges for 2017: Reduced log submission time
|1. Objective||To copy and log all the exchanged information as quickly and accurately as possible.|
|2. Date & Time||
SSB - 2nd April 2017
CW - 22nd October 2017
19:00 - 20:30 UTC
SSB - 3600-3650 kHz & 3700-3775 kHz
CW - 3520-3560 kHz
100W max output.
Only one signal may be transmitted at any one time.
Single operator only.
Special Contest Callsigns or Club Callsigns may be used.
All entries are classified as Assisted .
Remote operation is allowed, but only where authorisation has been granted in advance by the HFCC Chair
|RS(T), then for the first contact , entrants send their own six character QRA Locator (also known as QTH Locator or Maidenhead Grid locator).
For each subsequent contact , RS(T) plus the Locator received from the previous contact.
|10 points per QSO.|
|7. Log Submission
Submit in Cabrillo format here by 23:59:59 UTC on the day following the end of the contest. View the correct Cabrillo format for this contest.
If the robot finds format errors , it will reject the log and ask for resubmission of a corrected logfile.
Adjudicated results will be online and will include online logfiles for all entrants.
Errors will be penalised by the loss of points for the QSO in error, but will not incur additional penalties.
The use of CAT Control to log the correct frequency and mode is highly recommended - you will lose QSO points for frequency and mode errors.
A comprehensive Awards Web Page will be online in due course.
Scores from UK&CD entries to these contests contribute to the RSGB HF Championship .
Any infringement considered to be outside the spirit of the contest may result in an entry being reclassified as a Checklog or disqualified.
Self-spotting or asking to be spotted is not permitted.
Call signs logged must be the same as those exchanged over the air by the entrants during the QSO. Correction of logged call signs and exchanges after the contest, by use of any database, recordings, email or other methods, is not allowed.
All requests for contacts, responses to calls, and copying of call signs and contest exchanges must be accomplished during the contest period using the mode and frequencies of the contest.
You must send your callsign at least every 3rd QSO and no less often than once a minute .
Proof of contact e.g. an MP3 audio recording, may be used as part of the adjudication process.
By entering any RSGB HF Contest you declare that :
Your station was operated strictly in accordance with the rules and spirit of the contest, within the conditions of your licence, and that the power output from your transmitter was no greater than that permitted in the section of the contest that you are entering.
You agree that decisions of the RSGB HF Contest Committee will be final in cases of dispute.
By submitting a log entry, entrants give the RSGB permission to score, amend, publish, republish, print, and otherwise distribute that entry by any means.