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R U L E S

about contest on VHF,
devoted G.A.Rumjantseva memories,
UA1DZ.



1. contest are spent by Efremovsky radio-club "Ether".

2. contest are spent according to the present Rules.

3. The purposes of contest:
Popularization of VHF of contest and increase of VHF of activity in Russia.

4. Time of carrying out of contest.
contest are spent on the first full Saturday and Sunday of September.
In 2011 - on September, 3rd from 14.00 UT till 02.00 UT on September, 4th.

5. Participants of contest.
To participation in contest radio HAMs of all countries of the world are invited.

6. Conditions of carrying out of contest.
6.1. contest are spent on a range of 144 MHz.
6.2. Modes:
СW, SSB, FM.
6.3. In offset the radio communications spent with radio HAMs of all countries and territories of the world with use of all kinds of passage on VHF (except for communications through active and passive repeaters, companions, the Moon) are accepted. It is recommended to abstain from carrying out of radio communications on priemo-transferring frequencies of operating repeaters.
6.4. With one correspondent one radio communication irrespective of a work kind is set off. Repeated radio communications aren't set off.
6.5. The divergence in time of carrying out of radio communications no more is supposed than three minutes.
6.6. Time of carrying out of communication considers the moment of its termination.
6.7. Time in reports is underlined UTC.
6.8. Specification of control numbers and time of carrying out of radio communications prior to the beginning and after the termination of contest is forbidden.

7. Contest groups.
A - individual stations 1, 2, 3 and 6th radio amateur areas of Russia (on distribution of call signs till 2004);
B - individual stations 4, 9 and 0 radio amateur areas of Russia (on distribution of call signs till 2004);
C - individual stations of Russia working only phone (FM, SSB);
D - individual stations of foreign participants,
E - collective stations 1, 2, 3 and 6 radio amateur areas of Russia (on distribution of call signs till 2004);
F - collective stations 4, 9 and 0 radio amateur areas of Russia (on distribution of call signs till 2004);
G - collective stations of Russia working only phone (FM, SSB);
H - collective stations of foreign participants.
7.1. The participant who is applying for the post in test group, the station/command sent the report to a judiciary board is considered.
7.2. Stations of foreign participants of groups D and H, applying for first three places, need to spend not less than 5 radio communications with Russia and not less than 3 QSO from them should be confirmed by reports of participants from Russia.
7.3. Stations of groups A, B, D, E, F, H can spend radio communications CW, SSB, FM, the mixed radio communications aren't set off.
7.4. The group is considered test if in it have taken part not less than 10 sportsmen/stations who have sent reports. Otherwise the group which has not typed 10 participants/stations, under the judiciary board decision can be united with other group.

8. Control numbers.
8.1. Participants of contest exchange the control numbers consisting from RS (), RSA (at the Aurora), radio communication serial number, since 001, and WW QTH a locator. An example of control number: RK3PWJ - 599001 KO93BD.

9. Addition of points.
9.1. Points for radio communications are charged depending on distance between correspondents - 1 point for 1 kilometer.
9.2. The definitive result - a sum of points for radio communications is multiplied by quantity of the big squares (LO48, KO85, LO88, etc.).
9.3. Communications with the radio fans who have not sent the report, are set off under a condition if their call signs meet not less than in 3 sent reports. For these communications half of points is charged. The square is set off for множителя.
9.4. At excess of 30 % of the communications excluded from the report from number declared and infringement of points 6.7, 6.8, 11.2, 11.4-11.5 given Positions, the participant is translated in group CHECK LOG.

10. Rewarding.
10.1. The participants who have taken the first places in the groups, are awarded by cups.
10.2. The participants who have taken the first, second and third places in the groups, are awarded by medals and diplomas.
10.3. An order of award of additional prizes to participants of contest look on an official site of contest.

11. Logs.
11.1. Each declared participant/command makes the Log for contest and sends it to a judiciary board.
11.2. For each radio communication the participant the following data should be specified:
- A call sign and a locator of the participant,
- Date of carrying out of communication,
- Time of carrying out of communication,
- A call sign of the correspondent,
- A locator of the correspondent,
- Accepted and transferred control numbers,
- Counting of points, mults and distances between correspondents - isn't necessary.
11.3. Reports are accepted both paper, and electronic. The report is in electronic form sent on an e-mail (report files should be attached to the letter, instead of are included in a letter body).
The report in electronic form is accepted it (is desirable) in format EDI (the report created, for example, program UA4NAL which allows to work in contest and to make the report after contest. To download program UA4NAL it is possible to the address: http:// www.ua1dz.net/files/fd_cont.zip).
11.4. In the report the declared subgroup should be necessarily specified agrees item 7 of the given Position. (The declared subgroup it is possible to specify in the report, a body or a theme of the message of e-mail, for example: "RK3PWJ group A")
11.5. The report is sent to a judiciary board not later than in 15 days after the termination of contest (for the reports which have come by mail, date is defined on a postage stamp). Reports arrived after the above-stated date - a judiciary board aren't accepted and aren't considered.
11.6. The reports of the participants which have arrived to a judiciary board on an exchange by reports from judiciary boards of other contest - are translated in group "EXCHANGE" that is equal to group "CHECK LOG".
11.7. The judiciary board will be grateful to all participants sent the reports for control - "CHECK LOG".
11.8. The judiciary board is obliged till October, 30th to spend refereeing of contest and to give to organizers of contest the Report for the statement. The current information on the refereeing course, the declared and preliminary results will be placed on an official site of contest and on a site of radio fans of the Tula area.

12. Addresses for sending of Logs.
The address for sending of reports in e-mail:
log[@]ua1dz.net

The address for sending of Logs in a paper kind and on diskettes:
RUSSIA, 301840, Efremov, p.o. 1.
Serov Alexej Vladimirovich


13. Results
Results of contest will be published on an official site of contest and on a site of radio HAMs of the Tula area not later than December, 1st.

Official site of contest - www.ua1dz.net
Site of radio HAMs of the Tula area - www.tularadio.ru



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