IOTA SWL Contest

 

Sponsored by the

Radioascolto SWL Club

July 30/31 2016

 

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

2015 Contest Results

2014 Contest Results

2013 Contest Results

2012 Contest Results

2011 Contest Results

FAQ