FT8 DX Contest: 1200Z, Apr 13 to 1200Z, Apr 14

Published: Thursday, 04 April 2019

FT8 DX Contest 13-14 april

tips fra LA6VQ Frode

hjemmeside : https://europeanft8club.wordpress.com/

N1mm setup https://nrrlcontest.no/index.php/software/wsjt-x-ft8/214-wsjt-x-hurtig-guide/211-wsjt-x-og-n1mm-logger.html

WSJT X user guide https://physics.princeton.edu/pulsar/k1jt/wsjtx-doc/wsjtx-main-2.0.1.html

WSJT X contest Mode https://europeanft8club.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/ft8-settings-for-contest-mode.pdf


1 – Date

Begins: 13-April-2019 | 12:00 UTC
Ends:    14-April-2019 | 12:00 UTC

2 – Bands and mode

80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters on FT8 mode. Any station may work any other station. Stations may be worked once per band.

3 – Categories  

  • Single Operator LOW (100 watts or less)
  • Single Operator QRP (5 watts or less)
  • Multioperator LOW  (100 watts or less)
  • Multioperator QRP (5 watts or less)

4 – Exchange

4.1 United States: Signal report and State (except KH6 and KL7).
4.2 Canada: Signal report and Province.
4.3 DX: Signal report and consecutive serial number, starting with 001 (including KH6 and KL7).

5 – Scoring  

5.1 QSO Points: One point for each completed QSO.
5.2 Multipliers: Each US state (except KH6 and KL7) plus the District of Columbia (DC), Canadian provinces/territories: NB (VE1, 9), NS (VE1), QC (VE2), ON (VE3), MB (VE4), SK (VE5), AB (VE6), BC (VE7), NWT (VE8), NF (VO1), LB (VO2), NU (VYØ), YT (VY1), PEI (VY2) and each DXCC country. KH6 and KL7 count only as separate DXCC entities.
5.2.1 Multipliers count only once (not once per band).
5.2.2 The US and Canada do not count as DXCC entities.

6 – Logs

The Cabrillo entries include the header and the complete QSO list. All logs must be emailed by 28-April-2019 at 23:59 UTC in Cabrillo format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

7 – Miscellaneous

Participants must use WSJT-X version 2.0 or later or MSHV version 2.14 or later.

8 – Awards

Certificates will be awarded to all participants and can be downloaded online when available.

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