Hungarian DX Contest
Organizer: MTTOSZ Radioclub Gyôr on behalf of the Hungarian Radioamateur
Goals: to promote the traditionally good friendship between the
radioamateurs, to strengthen the reputation of Hungarian radioamateurs, to
provide an opportunity to test their skills and technical level as well as a
possibility to obtain Hungarian radioamateur awards.
Date and time: The 3rd full weekend of January, between Saturday 12:00 GMT
to Sunday 12:00 GMT
Participants: any licensed radioamateur station or SWL.
Frequencies: 1,8 - 28 MHz (no WARC bands). The recommendations for IARU
Region 1. Bandplan have to be obeyed.
Modes: CW and SSB
Entries: SOAB - Single Op All Bands - separately MIXED, CW, SSB
SOSB - Single Op Single Band separately MIXED, CW, SSB
MS - Multi Ops All Bands Single TX (MIXED only)
MM - Multi Ops All Bands Multi TX (MIXED only)
SWL (All Bands, Mixed only)
Contacts: Any station can be contacted during the contest. Every station can
be contacted once per band and mode.
Exchange: RS(T) + QSO number starting with 001. MM stations shall use
separate serials per band starting with 001. Stations operating from HA-
RS(T) give two letters county code or HADXC members give their membership
Hungarian county abbreviations:
District County Abbreviation
HA1 Zala ZA
HA1 Gyõr GY
HA1 Vas VA
HA2 Komárom KO
HA2 Veszprém VE
HA3 Somogy SO
HA3 Tolna TO
HA3 Baranya BA
HA4 Fejér FE
HA5 Budapest BP
HA6 Nógrád NG
HA6 Heves HE
HA7 Pest PE
HA7 Szolnok SZ
HA8 Békés BE
HA8 Csongrád CS
HA8 Bács-Kiskun BN
HA9 Borsod BO
HA0 Szabolcs SA
HA0 Hajdú-Bihar HB
QSO with own DXCC country: 1 points
Another country on same continent: 1 points
Other continent: 3 points
Contacts with Hungarian stations: 6 points
Multipliers: Hungarian counties per band and the number of different HADXC
members per band
Total score: Sum of QSO points multiplied by sum of multipliers.
Logs: Electronic logs should be preferably submitted via E-mail to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to: MTTOSZ Gyôr Városi Rádióklub, 9002 Gyôr,
P.O.Box 79, Hungary
Deadline of log submission is 30 days after the contest (based on email
timestamp or postal stamp)
The subject of the emails should include the contest, the callsign and the
category, e.g. HADX W9USC MS
Send ONLY TXT files using K1EA, N6TR, K8CC, EI5DI, WriteLog or any ASCII
files. The file's name should contain a call sign of participant
(yourcall.all and yourcall.sum). The log can be shown either by bands or
time. Each QSO must contain callsign, time, band, RS(RST), QSO number
(abbreviation) sent and received (even for check logs).
Those who used computers for logging or contest scoring regardless if it was
real-time or post-contest must submit electronic logs!
Summary sheet must include callsign, class, number of QSOs, multipliers and
QSO points by band and altogether.
The top 3 entrant of each class will be awarded certificates. The winners
of the SO categories will become honorary members of the Hungarian DX Club.
- No logged duplicate QSO will result penalty if no points are claimed for
them. However every duplicate contacts for which points were claimed will
be deleted and a penalty will be issued in worth of triple of the points of
the claimed duplicate contact. The entrant who claims points for duplicate
contacts exceeding 2% of the total number of his contacts will be
disqualified. The points of contacts logged with incorrect information will
be lost a triple penalty will be applied.
- The maximum allowed time difference between QSOs in two logs is 3 minutes.
If it can be unambiguously determined which station logged the times
incorrectly, only the points claimed by that station will be deducted.
- Packet is allowed for everybody. Self-spotting is prohibited.
- The highest maximum allowed power for any classes during the contest is 1
- Only one signal may be transmitted at any times by anyone. Stations
braking this rule will be disqualified.
- Only those multipliers will be accepted, which either have submitted logs
or are reported in at least two other logs.
- Band and mode changes are allowed only after 10 minutes after the first
QSO on that band and mode. The 10 minutes period starts at the first contact
logged in that band and mode.
- The decision of the contest committee is final.
The contest committee maintains the right to appoint observers for the
contest. The observers document and report suspected cheating to the Contest
Committee. Based on the evidence provided the Committee has the right to
disqualify participants. The callsigns of stations and those of their
operators disqualified for proven cheating will published to the
international contesting community and they loose their right to participate
in the contest for 5 years.