YO International PSK31 Contest


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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
worked

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
score.

The best way to send your logs is via email to yo5crq@qsl.net . 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
Romania

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:

Abbreviation County
1. AB Alba
2. AR Arad
3. AG Arges
4. BC Bacau
5. BH Bihor
6. BN Bistrita-Nasaud
7. BT Botosani
8. BV Brasov
9. BR Braila
10. BU Bucuresti
11. BZ Buzau
12. CS Caras-Severin
13. CL Calarasi
14. CJ Cluj
15. CT Constanta
16. CV Covasna
17. DB Dambovita
18. DJ Dolj
19. GL Galati
20. GR Giurgiu
21. GJ Gorj
22. HR Harghita
23. HD Hunedoara
24. IF Ilfov
25. IL Ialomita
26. IS Iasi
27. MM Maramures
28. MH Mehedinti
29. MS Mures
30. NT Neamt
31. OT Olt
32. PH Prahova
33. SM Satu-Mare
34. SJ Salaj
35. SB Sibiu
36. SV Suceava
37. TR Teleorman
38. TM Timis
39. TL Tulcea
40. VS Vaslui
41. VL Valcea
42. VN Vrancea


Good luck to everybody!

Zoli / YO5CRQ

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