Russian Section of the European PSK Club has the honour to invite the
radio amateurs all over the world to participate in the 1st EPC Russia
DX Contest. The objective of the contest is to establish as many
contacts as possible between radio amateurs around the world with
attention to the radio amateurs in Russia by using the BPSK63 and
QPSK63 modes. Everybody can work everybody for QSO and multiplier
credit. The text below is an original text received from the Russian
Section of the European PSK Club without editing.
EPC Russia DX Contest Rules 2009
The Contest is conducted by Russian section of European PSK Club.
Date and Time: Starting time is at 03:00 UTC on Saturday 22.08.2009
and ending time is at 03:00 UTC on Sunday 23.08.2009.
Russian contest on radio short waves communications "EPC Russia DX
Contest" by using the BPSK mode is conducted according to "The Rules of
Radio Sport Competitions" and the present Rules. The Contest will be
held annually in August since 2009, each year on new conditions.
- popularization of the digital modes amateur contacts in Russia;
- determination of the most stronger sportsmen of the country and the world;
- increasing the skill of the participants.
Modes: BPSK63, QPSK63.
Bands: Contest participants are allowed to work on 80 m, 40 m, 20 m, 15 m and 10 m.
SOAB-HP: Single operator, all bands;
MOAB: Many operators, all bands;
SWL: DMS stations.
The participants of Russian ÅÐÑ section should send their four-unit
current number from the list of EPC Russia members without RSQ, for
example EPCRU0262. The rest participants should send RSQ and
QTH-locator, for example 599 KO95.
General call - "CQ EPCRU TEST".
Each contact between stations is worth:
- with the members of Russian ÅÐÑ section - 10 points;
- with other stations of Russia - 5 points;
- with other participants - 2 points.
repeated contacts are permitted on different bands and different modes
provided that a contact will be made over one QSO with another operator.
Multipliers are different EPCRU numbers and QTH-locators on each band.
Scoring: The final score is the result of the total points multiplied by the sum of your EPCRU multipliers.
Notes for DMS:
Observation is counted:
a) if DMS operator received both callsigns and both control numbers of working correspondents - three points;
b) if DMS operator received one callsign and one control number - one point.
is possible to observe and hear no more than one SWL for one and the
same amateur radio station on each band and different PSK modes.
The following awards and trophies are available for non-Russian participants:
- SOAB First Place in the World - Award and Big Cup
- MOAB First Place in the World - Award and Small Cup (if more than 5 participants enter this category)
- SWL First Place in the World - Award and Small Cup (if more than 3 participants enter this category)
- 3 (three) first place certificates will be awarded in each category to the World-Wide winners
- 3 (three) first place certificates will be awarded in each category on every WAC continent
3 (three) first place certificates will be awarded in each category in
every DXCC country (if more than 10 participants from the same DXCC
country enter this category)
For the first time, the Contest Committee will use the mechanism of
monitoring of air for the purpose of revealing of the participants who
operate with ïðåâûøåíèåì of admissible IMD norms, creating considerable
QRM and breaking the Rules of the given competitions. The results of
infringers will be cancelled. QSOs with them will not be counted with
their correspondents. The appeals are not accepted!
The logs are accepted in the Cabrillo format ONLY.
PSK modes in Cabrillo file must be identified as follows:
BPSK63 - PM;
QPSK63 - QM.
All logs must be sent no later than 15 days after the contest.
The logs received after specified date will be considered only as "check log" (for control).
It is desirable to enclose your written opinion about Contest Rules and your impression on Contest.
Address of Log report:
Home page: http://www.epc-ru.ru
Last date of Log report:
17th September 2009.
Amateur radio operators from Russia and other countries of the world may participate
in the competition.
Amateurs all over the world !
Welcome to participate in the EPC RUSSIA DX Contest-2009 !
MixW Setup Instructions:
Other Compatible Software:
UR5EQF_log ( help russian ) - only BPSK63
AATest +TrueTTY (site , forum - AATest-help, russian ) - fully compatible
Log4Win - only BPSK63
===================== Information is taken with site : http://eu.srars.org/