IOTA SWL Contest

 

Sponsored by the

Radioascolto SWL Club

July 27/28 2019

 

Contest Period:

 

1200 - 1200 UTC

 

Bands:

 

80, 40, 20, 15, 10 m.

 

Modes:

 

CW, SSB, MIXED.

 

Category-Time:

 

12 hours, 24 hours

 

Categories:

 

 

Exchanges:

 

RST + QSO number, starting with 001 + IOTA Reference number, if applicable.

 

QSO Points:

 

Three (3) points per non-island QSO heard, fifteen (15) points per island QSO heard. Same station can be heard once on each band and mode.

 

Multipliers:

 

Each IOTA reference on each band and on each mode.

 

Scoring:

 

Sum of QSO points x sum of multipliers = TOTAL SCORE.


 

Rule of Correspondents:

 

The callsign of correspondent may not appear more than three consecutive times. There must be at least one other QSO before a series of one to three callsigns is repeated.

 

Plaque/Awards/IOTA credits:

 

Certificates to the top three stations in each category.

 

Contest participants may claim “no-QSL” credits (max 50) for IOTA awards. Contact the IOTA SWL Contest Manager iw1qla@tin.it to apply for.

 

Logs:

 

CABRILLO format is preferred.

To generate Cabrillo the user friendly program SWL_DQR_Log by SP7DQR is available at:

http://www.sp7dqr.waw.pl/en/index.php

Logs in Excel or in TEXT (with columns separated by spaces) are acceptable.

Log must show: FREQUENCY, MODE,DATE, TIME(GMT), CALLSIGN OF STATION HRD, EXCHANGE MESSAGE SENT BY STATION HRD and CALLSIGN OF CORRESPONDENT.

Hand-written logs are not recommended but still acceptable. Official forms can be requested to the IOTA SWL Contest Manager.

 

Logs Deadline:

 

Logs must be received by September 1 to qualify.

E-mail logs to:

iw1qla@tin.it

or mail logs to:

IOTA SWL Contest Manager
Dan Rolla, I1-12387
Via N.Sauro 1
I-16018 GIOVI - GE
ITALY

 

More info:

 

IOTA SWL Contest FAQ

How to claim “no-QSL” IOTA credit from the IOTA SWL Contest

2018 Contest Results

2017 Contest Results

2016 Contest Results

2015 Contest Results

2014 Contest Results

2013 Contest Results

2012 Contest Results

2011 Contest Results

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