YO Int'l PSK Contest

Zoltan Bordas <borzol@...>

Hello to all PSK-ers,

The Baia Mare city radio club (YO5KAD) has the pleasure to announce a new
PSK31 contest - YO International PSK31 Contest. The rules are uploded to the
files section of this mailing list http://groups.yahoo.com/group/070/files/
, and also included in this message in plain text format. You are all

73 de Zoli / YO5CRQ


YO International PSK31 Contest
1st edition

Purpose: to work as many stations as possible on 80m band, and popularizing
of digital modes, especially PSK31, between YO and foreign hams.

Organizer & Sponsor: Sport Club of Baia Mare city, Radio section - YO5KAD

Date: third Friday of November every year - 15th November in 2002

Time: 16.00 - 22.00 UTC

Bands: 80m band only (3570.3590 kHz)

Modes: PSK31 only

Categories: a single category with maximum 50W output power (the summary
sheet must contain declaration of the power level used in the contest,
absence of this resulting in disqualifying of the station)

Exchange: RST + serial number beginning with 001 + county abbreviation for
YO stations / DXCC entity for stations outside YO

QSO points:
- each contact with YO stations counts 2 (two) points
- each contact with stations outside YO counts 1 (one) point
- dupe QSOs counts 0 (zero) points

Multipliers: each different YO county worked + each different DXCC entity

A valid contact means that correct QSO datas are present in the both logs of
the correspondant station.

Score: total valid QSO points x sum of multipliers

Awards: Stations classified on 1,2,3 place receives a trophy and award. All
participants with at least 10 valid QSOs receives a participation award. For
at least 20 valid QSOs with YO stations you can apply for the PSK31YO award
which cost is 50.000 lei for YO hams and 2 EUR for hams outside YO.

Final scores: will be posted on the website at http://www.qsl.net/yo5crq .

Entries: your logs have to show your callsign, details of stations worked -
callsign, date, time (UTC), exchange sent and received. The summary sheet
must contain the operator's name and callsign, mailing address, and claimed

The best way to send your logs is via email to yo5crq@... . Two files
are required: a plain ASCII text file with log data, and another text file -
summary with the details above. All entries must be received within 15 days
after the contest.

You can send paper logs to the following address, not later then 15 days
after the contest (postal stamp date):
Radioclubul YO5KAD
P.O. Box 220
RO-4800 Baia Mare

All entries are subject to verification. The organizers has the right to
disqualify entries not in accordance with these rules, or which are contrary
to the spirit of the contest.

List of YO counties:


AB Alba

AR Arad

AG Arges

BC Bacau

BH Bihor

BN Bistrita-Nasaud

BT Botosani

BV Brasov

BR Braila

BU Bucuresti

BZ Buzau

CS Caras-Severin

CL Calarasi

CJ Cluj

CT Constanta

CV Covasna

DB Dambovita

DJ Dolj

GL Galati

GR Giurgiu

GJ Gorj

HR Harghita

HD Hunedoara

IF Ilfov

IL Ialomita

IS Iasi

MM Maramures

MH Mehedinti

MS Mures

NT Neamt

OT Olt

PH Prahova

SM Satu-Mare

SJ Salaj

SB Sibiu

SV Suceava

TR Teleorman

TM Timis

TL Tulcea

VS Vaslui

VL Valcea

VN Vrancea

Good luck to everybody!

Zoli / YO5CRQ

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