Rules VHF

ALPE-ADRIA VHF CONTEST RULES

DATE AND TIMES:

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

SECTIONS:

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.

MULTIPLIERS:
x 1 (1 point/km)

ORGANIZERS:

The organizers of AA contest are Austria (ÖVSV), Croatia (HRS), Italy (ARI) and Slovenia (ZRS) as following:

2018 – ZRS (S5)

2019 – ÖVSV (OE)

2020 – HRS (9A)

2021 – ARI (I)

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 sent 8 days after contest date.

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National contest managers are obligated to send all received logs to the organizer. The deadline of sending the logs is:

September 30th for AA VHF and AA UHF/SHF contest

The e-mail addresses of organizers are:

AUSTRIA: oe8rzs@oevsv.at

CROATIA: hrs-vhf@hamradio.hr

ITALY: alpeadria@ariudine.it

SLOVENIA: vhfctest@hamradio.si

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.

PRIZES:

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