This was sent to the ARRL PR reflector (only). I have no idea why it isn't
distributed more widely.
Attention Cheaters: Note the sentence:
" If exceptional results are claimed, entrants must be prepared to explain how
they were achieved. "
I hope they mean what they say. I'll be watching closely !
And for you ARRL members, note the sentence:
" The IARU Administrative Council discussed various issues related to the event
and asked that the ARRL devote the resources necessary to maintain a high
standard of adjudication. "
Translation: resources == money . ARRL money only. No contribution from the
of the IARU.
> Get Ready for the IARU HF World Championship, July 14-15!
> Participation in the IARU HF World Championship has grown steadily for the
> past four years, despite solar activity trending in the wrong direction. The
> creation of Low Power and QRP categories has contributed to increasing both
> the popularity and the competitiveness of the event.
> The ARRL administers the HF World Championship on behalf of the IARU. At its
> May 2007 meeting the IARU Administrative Council discussed various issues
> related to the event and asked that the ARRL devote the resources necessary
> to maintain a high standard of adjudication.
> A condition of entry in the IARU HF World Championship is that each entrant
> agrees to be bound by the provisions of the announced rules, by the
> regulations of his/her licensing authority, and by the decisions of the ARRL
> Awards Committee acting for the IARU International Secretariat. Leading
> competitors should expect their entries to be carefully scrutinized. If
> exceptional results are claimed, entrants must be prepared to explain how
> they were achieved.
> Reminder: In addition to the zone and "HQ station" multipliers there are four
> additional multipliers available per band by contacting members of the IARU
> Administrative Council and the regional IARU executive committees.
> Administrative Council members may send "AC" instead of their zone, while
> regional executive committee members may send "R1," "R2" or "R3" as
> See you on the air for the 24 hours beginning at 1200 UTC Saturday, July 14!
> - David Sumner, K1ZZ, IARU Secretary
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