EA-QRP CW CONTEST 2017
EA-QRP Club invite all the radioamateurs of the world to take part in our
OBJECT: To promote the contacts using low power on QRP.
DATE: 3rd Weekend of April (15-16 nd April 2017).
CONTEST PERIODS: The contest will be divided into 4 parts.
- Saturday, from 17:00h to 18:00h UTC on 10 meter band.
- Saturday, from 18:00h to 19:00h UTC on 15 meter band.
- Saturday, from 19:00h to 20:00h UTC on 20 meter band.
- Saturday, from 20:00h to 21:00h UTC on 40 meter band.
- Saturday, from 21:00h to 23:00h UTC on 80 meter band.
- Sunday, from 07:00h to 09:00h UTC on 40 meter band.
- Sunday, from 09:00h to 10:00h UTC on 20 meter band.
- Sunday, from 10:00h to 11:00h UTC on 15 meter band.
- Sunday, from 11:00h to 12:00h UTC on 10 meter band.
FREQUENCIES: 10, 15, 20, 40 and 80 meters. We recomend you use all
recognised QRP frequencies (or close to them): 10 meters (28.060 Mhz), 15
meters (21.060 Mhz), 20 meters (14.060 Mhz), 40 meters (7.030 Mhz) and 80
meters (3.560 Mhz).
CALL: "TEST EAQRP". (Please, not include /QRP in your call sign).
EXCHANGE: RST + One letter (A, B, C, or D) + M (Only EA-QRP Club members).
A - QRPp (< 1 watt)
B - QRP (1 – 5 watt)
C – Equipment “home-brew” (0 – 5 watt). Are you can both participate with a TX as RX or RTX whenever one of them is (at least) of “home-brew”.
D – Oldtime Equipment (0 – 5 watt). Older than 30 years. At least this made be can participate both with a TX as RX or RTX always one of them 30 years ago or more.
MAXIMUM OUTPUT POWER ALLOWED: Maximum output power 5 watts if you are QRP or “home-brew”, or 1 watt if you are QRPp.
CATEGORIES: Only single-operator multiband.
A.. QRPp - 1 watts maximum output power.
B. QRPp - 5 watt maximum output power.
C. Equipment “home-brew” - 5 watts maximum output power.
C. Oldtime Equipment - 5 watts maximum output power
1 point to contact the same country (EA, EA6, EA8 and EA9 will
also only count as 1 point)
2 points with the same continent.
4 points with a different continent.
QRPp will count 5 points.
Equipment “home-brew” will count 10 points.
Oldtime Equipment- will count 5 points.
A station can only work another once per band during the contest.
MULTIPLIERS: Members of the EA QRP Club and DXCC countries on each band.
EA6, EA8 and EA9 will count as the same multiplier (EA).
TOTAL SCORE: Total sum of QSO points multiplied by sum of total multipliers.
PENALTIES: Any wrong contact will be deleted and they will count as zero. A
contestant can be disqualified if we can prove that they are using more
power than is allowed. DX Cluster is allowed, but self-spotting is
Contacts will not be valid if they are not in two or more logs.
LOGS: All logs must enclosed the following details:
b.. Call sign, indicating if they talk with a QRPp station.
c.. Exchange, 599 + A or B or C or D + M (EA QRP members only)
In the summary sheet you need to include a contest claimed score and a
description of the station used during the contest (RX, TX or RTX,
antenna/s, output power used, accesories,...). Contestants must send a
declaration of their power output and declare they followed the contest
All comentaries and stories during the competition will be welcome to the EA
Instead of the paper list you can send an ASCII file (The summary sheet must
be in a separate file).
Deadline of log submission is 30 days after the contest (Based on email
timestamp or postal stamp) to:
Vocalia de concursos EA-QRP (Concurso CW), Po Box 17, E-16080, Cuenca,
Via email to email@example.com
PRIZES and TROPHIES:
a.. Winner in category QRP (Trophy).
b.. Winner in QRPp category (Trophy).
c.. Winner in Foreign category (Trophy).
d.. Winner in “home-brew” (Trophy).
e.. Winner in “Oldtime equipment” (Trophy).
Note: To take part in this competition means to follow these rules.
72 EA4OA Julio & EA4DAT Juan