Rules 2012

Category: English Published: Thursday, 03 December 2009

Croatian CW Contest 2012 Rules

Croatian amateur radio association (HRS) has the honor of inviting amateurs all over the world to take part in the 2012 Croatian CW Contest.

Date and period: 3rd full weekend in December from 1400 UTC on Saturday until 1400 UTC on Sunday. In year 2012 Croatian CW Contest will be held on 15th  and 16th of December.

Bands : 1,8/3,5/7/14/21/28 MHz.

Mode : Only CW

Categories :

  • single operator, all bands – High power
  • single operator, all bands – Low power (<= 100 Watts)
  • single operator, single band – High power
  • single operator, single band – Low power (<= 100 Watts)
  • single operator, all bands – QRP (<= 5 Watts)
  • multi operator, all bands, one TX

The minimum time of operation on one band for multi op. stations is 10 minutes, though a quick band change in order to work a new multiplier is allowed (only one other band is allowed for 10 minute period for multiplier station too).

All stations are allowed to use the spots from DX packet Cluster.

Exchange : RST + serial number (starting with 001 for the first contact).

Points :

  • 10 points contacts with 9A stations on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 6 points on 14/21/28 MHz
  • 6 points contacts with other continent on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 3 points on 14/21/28 MHz
  • 2 points contacts with own continent, including entrant's own country on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 1 point on 14/21/28 MHz.

Multipliers : DXCC countries plus WAE list on each band 1 point.

Final score : Sum of QSO points from all bands multiplied with sum of multipliers from all bands.

LOGS: All stations are encouraged to send electronic logs, please send paper logs only if you make only a few QSOs. All papers log will be used only as checking logs. Your log must be in Cabrillo file. Please name your file: yourcall.log. The contest programs that support this contest are TR4W, N1MM logger, Writelog, Win-test, AA-log contest module, EI5DI, LM log. Log deadline time is 30 days after the contest.

Awards: Certificates will be awarded to the highest scoring station in each DXCC/WAE country in each category. Plaques will be awarded to the first station worldwide in section single operator, all bands and multi operator. Some additional plaques may be awarded to the continental winners and world champions in category single operator, single band, depending on getting sponsors for those.

All stations that fulfill conditions for 9ACW award during the contest will get it free of charge if they send award application to 9A CW award manager.

Electronic logs : Please send your log as attached file via E-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Good luck in the contest!

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