R A E M Contest
The "Soyuz Radioljubitelej Rossii" (Union of Radioamateurs of Russia) together
the incorporated Central and Moscow radioclub of name
are pleased to announce the RAEM Contest.
2. Contest Period
0200 - 0959 UTC 26 December 2004, 8 hours.
The E.T.Krenkel Memorial, "RAEM Contest is to be held on the 4-th full weekend of December on the following amateur bands: 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 m.
Mode: CW only.
А - Single operator - Single band - HP.|
В - Single operator - All Bands
В1 - Single operator - All Bands - LР.
C - Multi operator
- All Bands (2-3 operators).
D - SWL.
Serial number of QSO, since 001 and participant's geographical
coordinates, degree values only (!) with hemisphere indicator in
language: N-Nord (Northern), S-Sud(Southern), W-West
O-Ost (Eastern) Hemispheres. For instance, RW9HZZ
and RX0LWC have
"001 44N 133O" and "001 57N 85O" exchange numbers
You may work the same station on different
10 band changes per hour are allowed.
signal can be transmitted at any given time.
Any cluster or human
assistance is prohibited.
5. QSO Points
|Each QSO worth 50 points + 1 point for every degree difference in
coordinates, both latitude and longitude.
Every QSO with a Polar Circle station gives additional 100
Every QSO with RAEM memorial station gives additional 300
The final score consists of:
- Coordinates difference points
- QSO with
Polar Circle stations points
- QSO with RAEM station
Participants, located in the Polar Circle,
multiple their final score to 1.1.
An example: 300 QSO x 50 +11000
coordinates difference points + 3200 additional points = 29200 points.
6. Short-wave listeners
SWL stations must copy both calls and one exchange numbers in case of one-way
QSO reception, and both call and both exchange numbers in case of two-way QSO
reception. One-way QSO reception worth 1 point, two-way - 3 points. Dupe
reception of the same station on the same band worth 0 points. Final score is
the sum of the QSO points by the bands.|
1st, 2nd and 3rd place certificates will be awarded in each category, listed in
the "Categories" section if there were at least 5 participants. B, B1 and C
categories continental winners and Polar Circle stations winner will be awarded
8. Log submissions
Electronic logs should be submitted via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stations expecting to enter a "top ten" score in any category MUST use
Submit your log as an attachment in a text-file
Filename for your log should contain your call sign, for
instance RW4WR.CBR, or RW4WR.LOG and RW4WR.SUM.
Be sure to put your call
and contest name in the "subject" line of your log subission, for instance:
Be sure to show your claimed result in a message body of your
log submission (number of QSOs and additional points sum).
should be sent to: P.O.Box 3945, Izhevsk 426011, Russia.
should contain the following data:
- contest name, mode and dates of
- callsign, used in the contest;
- station location;
- operator's call sign,
full name and address;
- number of QSOs;
Contacts in a log submission should be made in chronological order. Each QSO or
SWL record must contain the following (* asterisk means not obligatory
requrement in case of paper logs):
- Date; *
mHz (14; 3,5; etc)
- Your call * (for SWLs - one of
the received calls);
- Other station's call (for
SWLs - another received call);
- Sent and received exchange
|Log submissions should be sent to the organizers within 15 days. All entries
must be postmarked NO LATER than January 12, 2004. All log submissions sent
after that day or received after February 12, 2004 will be accepted as the
check-logs. An extension of the log submission terms may be given by the
referees if requested by letter or other means. In that case the last deadline
would be given.|