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NRAU ACTIVITY CONTEST - OPEN CLASS  2014

PARTICIPANTS EDR hereby invites all licensed radio amateurs outside Aaland, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to participate in the NRAU Activity Contest - Open Class.
DATE & TIME - 144 MHz, on the first Tuesday in every month
- 432 MHz, on the second Tuesday in every month
- 1,3 GHz,  on the third Tuesday in every month
- Microwave, on the fourth Tuesday in every month (not on December 24.)

- 50 MHz, on the second Thursday in every month

- 70 MHz, on the third Thursday in every month

1900-2300 Danish local time, CET.

SECTIONS 2X) Open Class 50 MHz
70X Open Class 70 MHz
4X) Open Class 144 MHz
6X) Open Class 432 MHz
7X) Open Class 1,3 GHz
7Y) Open Class Microwave (multi band - one log pr. band)

Single and multi operators participate in same section.

CONTACTS Each contacted station counts only ones even if it is /A, /P etc.
Duplicates must not be deleted from the log, but shall be listed as a normal QSO with zero (0) points. In case points are claimed for a duplicate QSO, ten times the claimed points will be deducted.

Entries must contain contacts with at least ONE locator square (JO65, JO66, etc) covering Nordic territory, with a Nordic station. Any stations outside the Nordic countries can be worked, and will also count. All operation in accordance with IARU Region 1 bandplans. No contacts via active repeaters or EME are allowed.

EXCHANGE RS(T) and Locator, e.g. 549 JO55WW. No QSO no. is needed!
POINTS 50, 70, 144, 432, 1296 MHz
1 point/km + 500 bonus points per WWL.

Microwave
1 point/km * band multiplier + 500 bonus points per WWL, regardless of band. Band multipliers:
- 2,3 GHz * 2
- 3,4 GHz * 3
- 5,7 GHz * 4
- 10 GHz * 5
- 24 GHz * 6 etc.

ADWARDS In the annual result only the nine best contests are evaluated. The first three stations in each section, and the best station in each country, will receive an EDR Contest Award.
MANAGER Logs must be received no later than two weeks after the contest at the EDR VHF Contest Manager:

Verner Topsøe, OZ5TG
Lundumskovvej 13
DK-8700 Horsens
DENMARK

Logs may also be submitted electronically to the contest manager, REG1TEST format is preferred.

E-mail: oz5tg@edr.dk

Files must be named - CLcccccc.MYY where:

  • CL=Section (CLass)
    (2X=50 MHz, 4X=144 MHz, 6X=432 MHz, 7X=1,3 GHz, 7Y=Microwave one file per band)
  • cccccc=Call, without /A, /P etc.
  • M=Month
    (1=Jan, 2=Feb, 3=Mar, 4=Apr, 5=May, 6=Jun, 7=Jul, 8=Aug, 9=Sep, A=Oct, B=Nov and C=Dec)
  • YY=Year, e.g. 2013=13

Example : 6XAB1CD.A14  - 432MHz log for AB1CD from October 2014

COMMENTS See also "EDR Basic Contest Rules".

Last update: 2014-01-04