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Положение о ARRL EME contest 2004

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Пятница, 16 Июль 2004

Rules, 2004 ARRL International EME Competition

1. Object. Two-way communications via the earth-moon-earth path on any authorized amateur frequency above 50 MHz.

2. Date and Contest Period. Three full weekend 48-hour periods (0000 UTC on Saturday through 2359 UTC Sunday). The 2004 dates will be as follows:

· October 9-10 50 MHz through 1296 MHz

· October 30-31 2304 MHz and Up

· December 4-5 50 MHz through 1296 MHz

3. Entry Categories.

3.1 Single Operator. One person performs all operating and logging functions, equipment adjustments and antenna alignment.

3.1.1 Multiband: Multiband entries in categories 50 MHz through 1296 MHz, 2304 MHz and Up, and Overall will be recognized in awards offered.

3.1.2 Single Band: Single-band entries on each band will be recognized in awards offered.

3.2 Multi-Operator. Two or more persons participate; includes neighboring amateurs within one state, but with EME facilities for different bands on different team members’ premises, as long as no two are more than 50 km (30 miles) apart.

Multi-Operator neighborhood groups may use the same call signs at each location if permissible under national licensing rules and regulations. If not permissible, separate callsigns may be used for the multi-operator neighborhood entry. When operating under this neighborhood provision, all logs must be submitted together in a single envelope or email with a single summary sheet showing the combined operation, designating the principal callsign for the entry. All mulit-operator callsigns will be shown in the results.

3.3 Commercial Equipment: Stations using equipment that is not amateur (such as a dish antenna for lab equipment owned by an institution or government agency) will have their scores listed separately.

3.4 Only one log may be submitted per callsign

4. Exchange: For a valid contact to occur each station must send and received both call signs and a signal report in any mutually understood format, plus a complete acknowledgment of the calls and report. Partial or incomplete QSOs should be indicated on your log, but not counted for contest credit. Stations may be worked once per band for credit.

5. Scoring:

5.1 QSO Points: Count 100 points for each complete EME contact

5.2 Multiplier: Each US State and Canadian Province, plus each DXCC entity (not US/Canada) worked via EME on each band.

5.3 Final Score: Multiply QSO points by sum of multipliers worked on each band for your final score.

6. Miscellaneous

6.1 Fixed or portable operation is permitted.

6.2 Contacts may be on CW, SSB, or digital modes. Only one signal per band is permitted. While not required, it is requested that the mode be identified in the log for information only.

6.3. A transmitter, receiver, or antenna used to contact one or more stations under one call sign may not be used subsequently under any other call sign during the contest. An exception is made for family stations where more than one callsign has been issued, and then only if a different operator uses the second callsign.

6.4 There is no specified minimum terrestrial distance for contacts, but all communications must be copied over the moonbounce path, regardless how strong (or weak) a nearby station’s terrestrial signal may be.

6.5 Stations are encouraged to send in a log containing all contacts during the contest, regardless of entry category.

7. Reporting: Entries must be postmarked no later than January 5, 2005 (30 days after the contest) and must include complete log data as well as a complete summary sheet. Official forms are available on the ARRLWeb or with a SAS E request to the Contest Branch. Your summary sheet should show a band-by-band breakdown of QSOs and multipliers, and include details of your stations setup and a photo. Cabrillo format is not required for electronic submissions in the EME Contest, provide d the entry includes the log file and a fully completed standard summary sheet . Email entries should be submitted to Этот адрес e-mail защищен от спам-ботов. Чтобы увидеть его, у Вас должен быть включен Java-Script and paper/diskette entries should be submitted to EME Contest, ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT 06111.

8. Awards:

8.1 Certificates will be issued to the top five stations worldwide in each of the entry categories:

· Single Operator Single Band

· Single Operator 50 MHz – 1296 MHz

· Single Operator 2304 MHz and Up

· Single Operator Multiband Overall

· Multioperator 50 MHz – 1296 MHz

· Multioperator 2304 MHz and Up

· Multioperator Multiband Overall

8.2 Additional awards will be issued where significant achievement or competition is evident. In addition, each station that successfully completes at least one EME contact during the contest period will receive a certificate commemorating that achievement.

9. Other: See “General Rules for All ARRL Contests” in November 2001 QST.

9.1 In addition to their official entries, participants are invited to submit contest stories and photographs o the ARRL Contest Online Soapbox.

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