DANUBE CONTEST


The Danube amateur radio community announces an international contest for all licenced amateur radio stations to pay tribute for the international

DANUBE DAY!

The date of the contest

Starts on the 28th of June, 00:00 UT till the 29th, 23:59 UT.

Categories

                HF 1. Output power not more than 10W
                HF 2. Output power not more than 100W
                HF 3. Output power more than 100W

Categories for Danube neighboring stations

                HF 1D. Output power not more than 10W
                HF 2D. Output power not more than 100W
                HF 3D. Output power more than 100W

Frequencies

All HF amateur bands, according to IARU band plans. QSOs on repeaters not allowed.

Mode

CW, SSB.

Call

CQ DD, CQ CONTEST DanubeDay

Exchanged information

RST and an incrasing serial number from 001. (Ex. 599 001, 59 001). Stations operating from towns next to Danube, must add a "D". (Ex.: 599 001 D, 59 001 D). The D tells us that the station operates next to Danube.

During the contest, one station can only be worked on one band and one mode. One station can be worked in CW and Phone in one HF band.

Scoring

Each station is one point.
Stations next to the Danube: 10 points.
Special station with callsign HG7DANUBE: 20 points.

Multipliers

Each country where Danube flows. (DK, OE, OM, HA, YU, 9A, YO, LZ, UR, ER)

Total score

The score multiplied with the number of Danube neighbouring
countries worked.

Logging

Prepared in ani format.

Please put your full name, callsign, and postal and email address in the log file.

Deadline to send the logs in

31st of July.

Address of the manager

Székely József HA7VY
2011 BUDAKALÁSZ.
Kinizsi utca 5.

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Rewards

Each amateur, who sends the log to the manager, gets a memorial.
The first three gets an additional medal.

The rewards are given in October in Szentendre. We send notification in
advance.

Remarks

Danube station is when your QTH (City, or town) is next to the Danube. If the log was received in email, the memorial is sent in email. If you can't participate on the giving of the awards, they get posted. Contacts made during the contest can be used to get the Danube Diploma.

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DANUBE DIPLOMA

The diploma can be obtained by any licenced amateur radio station or SWL, who made contacts, or observed QSOs from 2007.06.01.

No restriction on band and mode.

One must confirm 100 QSOs or observations with the QTH of the far station is neighbouring the Danube.

The request log must be in (no QSL card required) Log 13 or computer generated format. The log must be signed by two other amateurs.

The price of the diploma is 500 HUF or equivalent IRC or EUR.

The logs must be sent to the manager:

Székely József HA7VY
2011 BUDAKALÁSZ.
Kinizsi utca 5.

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Translated by HA5OGL.

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