ALPE-ADRIA VHF CONTEST RULES
DATE AND TIME:
Sunday in the first full weekend in August from 07.00 – 15.00 UTC
BAND AND MODES:
Band: 2 m /144.000 – 144.400 MHz
Modes: CW (A1), SSB (J3E)
Recommendation for CQ calling:
QRP stations: 144.350 MHz and up
QRO stations: 144.350 MHz and down
Section A: fixed and portable stations (at licensed address) / licensed PWR
Section B: CW stations regardless the location / licensed PWR
Section C: fixed and portable stations /max. PWR : 50W OUTPUT
Section D: portable stations /max. PWR : 5W OUTPUT / location above 1600m A.S.L.
x 1 (1 point/km)
The organizers of AA contest are Austria (ÖVSV), Croatia (HRS), Italy (ARI) and Slovenia (ZRS) as following:
2011 – ÖVSV (OE)
2012 – HRS (9A)
2013 – ARI (I)
2014 – ZRS(S5) …
ENTRIES OF LOGS:
Participants, citizens in one of the four organizer countries must send their logs to their national contest managers. Others can send their contest logs to any e-mail addresses listed below.
All logs must be in EDI format and must be send 15 days from contest date.
National contest managers are obligated to send all received logs to the organizer. The death time of sending the logs is:
30. September for AA VHF and AA UHF/SHF contest
The e-mail addresses of organizers are:
The organizer is obligated to publish the general results to the end of the year . Before publishing the results the organizer is obligated to coordinate them with the national contest managers.
JUDGING OF ENTRIES:
To judging of entries are in force the general rules for IARU REGION 1 VHF/UHF/SHF contests.
The organizer of AA contest will award a prize to the first 10 entries of each section – international results (place 1-5 plaque and certificate, place 6-10 certificate).
AA Contest Committee/January 2007