OBJECTIVE The „Interest Group RTTY“ (IGRY) was founded in January 2017 to promote and safe RTTY Mode. Therefore we invite all amateur radio stations worldwide to contact as many other amateur radio stations as possible using
DATE & TIME Every year the 2nd full weekend of April, from Saturday 12.00z to Sunday 18.00z.
In 2021: 10-11th April
PERIOD OF OPERATION: 30 hours. Single Operator stations may operate 24 of the 30 hours – off times must be a minimum of
60 minutes during which no QSO is logged. Multi-operator stations may operate the full 30 hours.
BANDS Five bands only: 3.5, 7, 14, 21 and 28 MHz. Observance of established band plans is strongly
CATEGORIES SINGLE OPERATOR Categories: One person (the operator) performs all operating and logging
functions. Only one transmitted signal is permitted at any time.
A - Single-Op HIGH POWER All Bands (SO-HP-AB) (The output power may not exceed 1500 Watts) B - Single-Op LOW POWER All Bands (SO-LP-AB) (The output power may not exceed 100 Watts) MULTI OPERATORS : Any number of operators is allowed. Only one transmitted signal is permitted at any time. C - Multi-Op Single Transmitter only (MS) (The output power may not exceed 1500 Watts)
About maximum output power: PLEASE FOLLOW THE LEGAL REGULATIONS OF YOUR COUNTRY !!
BAND CHANGES A band change is allowed after 10 minutes. The time counts from the first QSO logged on one band until a QSO is logged on another band. This rule is ALSO valid for Single OP entries. (This also means SO2R or something like this is not possible)
EXCHANGE RS(T) report + four-digit number of the YEAR OF OPERATOR'S FIRST EVER OFFICIAL AMATEUR RADIO LICENCE (Multioperator station should use the year of the oldest licence e.g. one OP was licensed 1990 and the others later than 1990, than you choose 1990)
MULTIPLIERS Multipliers are different four-digit numbers of the year of operator's first ever official amateur radio licence. The multiplier is counted once per band.
Each completed valid contact count 1 point. The same station may be worked once per band.
TOTAL RESULT The total result is : (number of valid contacts) X (number of valid multipliers)
Only electronic logs in Cabrillo format are accepted.
AWARDS Certificates will be E-mailed to the Top Ten of each category and to continental winners.
LOG DEADLINE All entries must be sent WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS after the end of the contest via E-mail to [email protected]
LOG CHECKING For broken calls (bust) and QSOs which do not appear in correspondent's log (NIL), the QSO point is removed. Any question can be E-mailed to [email protected]
GENERAL RULES Terms of Competition for all categories:
a) All entrants must operate within the limits of their chosen category when performing any activity that could affect their submitted score. b) They must operate according to all rules and regulations to amateur radio for the station location. c) All operation must take place from one operating site. Transmitters, receivers and antennas must be located within a 500-meter diameter circle (remote receivers outside the station location are not permitted). d) Remote operation is permitted if the physical location of all transmitters, receivers, and antennas are at one station location. A remotely operated station must obey all station license, operator license, and category limitations. The call sign used must be one issued or permitted by the Regulatory Authority of the station location. Remote receivers outside of the station location are not permitted. e) Any public QSO alerting assistance is allowed for all categories. This includes, but is not limited to, DX Cluster-type networks, local or remote Skimmer and/or Skimmer-like technology and reverse beacon network. f) Self-spotting or asking to be spotted is not permitted.
We wish you good luck in the contest, vy 73 de IG-RY Contest Team !
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