I'd like to remind you that the 64th RSGB Commonwealth Contest (BERU) is
taking place next weekend from 1200Z 10 March to 1200Z 11 March.
This contest offers a more relaxed contesting environment for stations in
the Commonwealth and Mandated Territories.
Bands: 3.5, 7, 14, 21, 28 MHz CW Only. Bottom 30 kHz of band only
(except when working Novices.)
HQ stations send HQ after their exchange.
Entrants: Licenced radio amateurs within the Commonwealth or British
a) Open (single op)
b) Restricted (single op) (12 hour operation only, off periods 60 mins
minimum, 8 hours max operation before 0000)
c) Heaquarters Stations (single or multi op) (counts as additional call
No packet / spotting assistance allowed.
Contacts can only be made with stations using a Commonwealth Contest area
prefix (other than your own.) Exceptions: The UK counts as one area - UK
to UK QSOs not allowed. HQ stations in your own call area may be worked for
points and bonuses
Scoring: 5 points / QSO, plus bonus of 20 points for the first three
contacts with each Commonwealth Call area on each band.
Please read the complete rules which contain the full list of Commonwealth
call areas, and the log entry details on the RSGB HFCC website run by Justin
G4TSH. The address is: http://www.g4tsh.demon.co.uk/HFCC
73, Lee G0MTN
Lee Volante G0MTN, Solihull, UK
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