Coming…The World’s First “CW Open” Events
What? Three separate 4-hour contests, each separately scored and awarded
When? August 20, 2011 from 1200-1600Z and 2000-2400Z and August 21 from 0400-0800Z
Bands? 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10
Categories? Single operator (QRP 5w or less; LP more than 5w up to 100w; HP more than100w up to legal limit); Packet, Skimmer, and Reverse Beacon systems are allowed
Teams? Yes, teams of 10 or less, no geography restrictions
Club competition? Teams (see above)
Exchange? Serial number + name
Scoring? Each 4-hour contest starts at 0 points, 0 mults; work someone once per band per event; score 1 point per QSO per band and 1 mult per call sign once per event
*Trophy for 1st place in each time period.
*Plaque for 1st place in each power level in each time period
*Trophy for over all combined score of all three time periods.
*Plaque for 1st place for each power level in the combined score group.
Note: if the same entrant wins multiple awards, they may be combined.
*Certificates for achieving more than 100 QSOs in any or all time periods.
Logging software support? N1MM, WriteLog, TR4W, CQ/X, SD, GenLog (more, check “rules” page –see below)
Log submission? One log per event; Cabrillo format
Deadline for Log submission? By 2400Z on September 5, 2011