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Open Ukraine RTTY Championship
NEW RULES!!!

Open Ukraine RTTY Championship 2004


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 1. Date:

The 1st weekend of March.

The contest consist of 2 (two) parts:
LOW BAND (1,8 & 3,5 MHz) and HIGH BAND (7, 14, 21 & 28 MHz).

LOW BAND part includes 2 (two) rounds:
The First round is from
2200 - 2359 UTC (March 06)
the Second - from 0000 - 0159 UTC (March 07)

HIGH BAND part: 0800 - 1159 UTC (March 07)

 2. Bands:

1,838 - 1,842 MHz; 3,580 - 3,620 MHz.

7,035 - 7,045 MHz; 14,070 - 14,112 MHz; 21,080 - 21,120 MHz; 28,080 - 28,200 MHz.

 3. Mode:

RTTY (BAUDOT).

 4. Call:

CQ UKR

Attention! Repeated QSO with the same participant is permitted on different bands and in each round of LOW BAND-part.

 5. Exchange:

Two letters - the abbreviation of region (state, canton, province, land, uyzd, district, county, lan, etc.) + serial number starting from 001 on LOW BAND-part, and again new numeration starting from 001 on HIGH BAND-part.

For example:
Poltava region (Ukraine) - PO001; Ancona (Italy) - AN021; Alsace (France) - AL035; Gotlands lan (Sweden) - GO123.

 6. Scoring:

2 points for each contact on HIGH BAND-part and for each contact in each round LOW BAND-part + 10 points for new region (province, canton, district, etc.) on each bands of HIGH BAND-part and on each bands and in each round of LOW BAND-part.

 7. Classes:

  • A - SOMB, one transmitter
  • B - MOMB, one transmitter
  • C - SOSB 1,8 MHz, one transmitter
  • D - SOSB 3,5 MHz, one transmitter
  • E - SOSB 7,0 MHz; one transmitter
  • F - SOSB 14,0 MHz; one transmitter
  • G - SOSB 21,0 MHz; one transmitter
  • H - SOSB 28,0 MHz. one transmitter

 8. Final scoring:

For classes A and B - Total score is the sum of all bands results;

For classes C, D, E, F, G and H - the score is single band result.

 9. Awards:

There are Diploma and medal "CHAMPION OF UKRAINE RTTY 2004" for the first, second and third place of A and B classes;

There are Diploma "OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP 2004" for the first, second and third place of C, D, E, F, G and H classes and Awards "UKRAINE" for top ten of all classes.

 10. Logs:

All participants in any class must send separate log for each band as well as dupes sheet if needed and summary sheet.

Comments, anecdotes and suggestions will be welcomed.

All LOGs entries must be postmarked or E-mailed by 7 April 2004.

 11. Note:

All logs will be checked by special computer software, that is why it is desired to make the LOG in accordnace with Special format (this form is convenient for direct input of the log information).

Other way is to make the LOG in Cabrillo format.

Example of Special format for "OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP":

           file name is - sm1zzz.80

           CONTEST LOG 3,5 MHz SM1ZZZ Gotlands lan (GO)

           SM1ZZZ  2200  UX0FF   GO001  OD003  A
           SM1ZZZ  2203  DL1AAA  GO002  ZZ010  A
           SM1ZZZ  2205  RK9CWA  GO003  SV030  A  etc. 
           XXXXXX--XXXX--XXXXXX--XXXXX--XXXXX--X

Summary sheet must show all required information, file name is - sm1zzz.sum

All files can be zipped (Zip, WinZip) in one file - "mycall.zip" (for example: sm1zzz.zip).

This contest is supported by MixW2 software: http://www.mixw.net

For RTTY by WF1B users: You can download special converter supporting Special LOG-format of "OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP" in WF1B: http://uarl.com.ua/Bin2txt.zip

Example of CABRILLO format for "OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP":

START-OF-LOG: 2.0
ARRL-SECTION: DX
CALLSIGN: UT1HZM
CONTEST: UKR-CHAMP-RTTY
CATEGORY: MULTI-ONE ALL
CLAIMED-SCORE: 1762
CLUB: "Kremenchug radioamateurs union"
NAME: UT1HZM
ADDRESS: P.O.Box 87
ADDRESS: Kremenchug-21
ADDRESS: Ukraine
ADDRESS: 39621
ADDRESS: email: krs@model.poltava.ua
OPERATORS: 1.... 2..... 3.....
QSO:  3500 RY 2003-03-01 2200 UT1HZM        PO  001    UU8JQ        SL  001
QSO:  3500 RY 2003-03-01 2200 UT1HZM        PO  002    UT5DL        ZA  001
QSO:  3500 RY 2003-03-01 2201 UT1HZM        PO  003    ER5KS        MD  001
QSO:  1800 RY 2003-03-01 2304 UT1HZM        PO  051    YL2KF        LM  025
END-OF-LOG:

All stations can use the spotting network (like PacketCluster tm). Use of self-spotting techniques on packet or other mediums are inconsistent with the spirit and intent of these rules.

IMPORTANT!
We are going to use for the final Result ONLY QSOs confirmed by received LOGs! Could you please send Your LOGs even If You made only a few QSOs.
 
We are going to use for the final Result ONLY QSOs which have QSO time declination no more than 2 min. Please don’t forget to correct Your computer's clock before the Contest!

All participants regardless of category must remain on the band at least 10 minutes after changing bands, quick QSY to another bands is permitted only for category B to work new region. QSOs made during 10-minute rule on another band and which are not new regions will be removed from the LOG without penalty.

 12. Address for LOG’s:

Send the logs to:
George Ignatov, UT1HT
P O Box 87
KREMENCHUG-21
UKRAINE, 39621
E-mail:
krs@model.poltava.ua

 13. Disqualifications:

Violation of the rules; unsportmanlike behavior.


We do hope to meet you in the
"OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP’2004"
and please kindly inform your friends about
rules of this Contest!

Welcome to the Contest!

Date of info: 20 February, 2004 Source: George Ignatov, UT1HT
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