Contest time-table:
1 Period: June 5, 2010, 04:00 - June 5, 2010, 12:00
2 Period: June 5, 2010, 20:00 - June 6, 2010, 04:00
3 Period: June 6, 2010, 12:00 - June 6, 2010, 20:00
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DigiFest 2010

State: Completed


Rules

DigiFest is sponsored:

by Kyiv Contest Group with support of:

  • IRC
  • MixW team
  • Rig Expert Ukraine, Ltd.
  • Radio Hobby, monthly Magazine

DIGIFEST RULES 2010

  1. Competition (unconventional digimodes):
  2. All over the world including:
  3. Date and time:
    • I Period 04:00 UTC - 12:00 Saturday 5 Jun 2010
    • II Period 20:00 UTC - 04:00 Saturday 5 Jun / Sunday 6 Jun 2010
    • III Period 12:00 UTC - 20:00 Sunday 6 Jun 2010
    (1-th full weekend in June)
  4. Modes:
    • RTTY75 (75 baud)
    • BPSK 63
    • MFSK 16
    • HELLSCHREIBER
    • OLIVIA (250 Hz, 4 tones)
  5. Bands:
    • 80 meters band (3.5 MHz)
    • 40 meters band (7 MHz)
    • 20 meters band (14 MHz)
    • 15 meters band (21 MHz)
    • 10 meters band (28 MHz)
    Dupes on different bands or different modes (same band).
    Please leave PSK31 band (14070...14071) for non-contest operation.
    Recommended center of activities frequencies (high bands like 20M Band):
    • PSK 63 - 14074 KHz
    • HELLSCHREIBER - 14076 KHz
    • MFSK - 14078 KHz
    • RTTY - 14084 KHz
    • OLIVIA - 14103 KHz
  6. Categories:
    • SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH (All Modes, All Bands)
    • SINGLE-OP ALL LOW (All Modes, All Bands)
    • SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8-HOURS (All Modes, All Bands - любые 8 часов)*
    • SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8-HOURS (All Modes, All Bands - любые 8 часов)*
    • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH (Any Single Mode, All Bands)
    • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW (Any Single Mode, All Bands)
    • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH (All Modes, Single Band)
    • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW (All Modes, Single Band)
    • MULTI-OP ALL HIGH (Single Transmitter All Modes, All Bands)
    * The start of 8 Hours entry is the first QSO time.
    The breaks minimum is 1 hour each.
    The contacts made over 8 Hours entry will count to other participants.
    LOW - Max peak power 100 watts
    HIGH - Max peak power 1000 watts
  7. Exchange:
  8. Signal report + Grid Square 4 Characters (Example: 599 KO50).
  9. QSO points:
  10. 1 point per 1 Km of distance (calculated by centers of Grid Squares).
    No need to calculate by participant.
  11. Multiplier:
  12. Grid Squares number once per log.
  13. Scoring:
  14. The sum of QSO points x multiply on multiplier = TOTAL SCORE.
  15. Disqualification:
    • For usage of PSK31 band (14070...14071).
    • For transmission over NCDXF beacons at 14100, 21150 and 28200.
    • For two signal on one or many bands simultaneously.
  16. Logs in Cablrillo within 7 days after the contest end:
  17. Modes in the log are marked by two characters code as follows:
    • RY = RTTY
    • OL = OLIVIA
    • PK = PSK (допускается указывать PS)
    • MK = MFSK16 (допускается указывать MF)
    • HE = HELLSCHREIBER
    The log example:
            START-OF-LOG: 2.0
            ARRL-SECTION: DX
            CALLSIGN: UX1UA
            CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8-HOUR
            CATEGORY-OVERLAY:
            CLAIMED-SCORE: 0
            CLUB: Kyiv Contest Group
            CONTEST: DIGIFEST
            CREATED-BY: MixW 2.19
            NAME: Sergei Litvinov
            ADDRESS: 
            OPERATORS: 
            QSO: 14081 RY 2008-06-07 1321 UX1UA      599 KO50  UT2UZ      599 KO50
            QSO: 14079 PK 2008-06-07 1322 UX1UA      599 KO50  UT7U       599 KO40 
            QSO: 14075 HE 2008-06-07 1323 UX1UA      599 KO50  S56P       599 JN76 
            END-OF-LOG:
            
  18. Awards, prizes and trophies:
    • Antenna Analyzer AA-230 sponsored by Rig Expert Ukraine, Ltd will be sent to the high score:
      • SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH (two prizes for Europe and for the rest of the World)
      • SINGLE-OP ALL LOW (two prizes for Europe and for the rest of the World)
    • USB Interfaces RigExpert Standard will be sent to the winners in the next two categories:
      • SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8-HOURS
      • SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8-HOURS
    • T-Shirts will be awarded to the winners in the next categories:
      • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH
      • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW
      • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH
      • SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW
      • MULTI-OP ALL HIGH
    • 5 Subscription from Ukrainian magazine RadioHobby will be drawn among participants from CIS
    • Certificates to every participant in the life competition (A)
    If you are interested in sponsoring special contest trophy for DIGIFEST please contact us by email: digifest_info@mixw.net.
    Your logo and advertisement will be placed in our web site (and more).
  19. Contact information:
  20. E-mail: digifest_info@mixw.net
    ux1ua@qsl.net
    Web site: http://www.mixw.net/misc/DigiFest2010/
    http://www.rigexpert.com/index?s=main&f=digifest

    04.04.2010