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[CQ-Contest] CQMM DX Contest, April 3rd weekend

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Subject: [CQ-Contest] CQMM DX Contest, April 3rd weekend
From: Luc PY8AZT <py8azt@dxbrasil.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 11:44:53 -0300
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Dear Contest Community,

About 18 years ago, CWJF Group started Manchester Mineira Contest, a
small contest on May, 3rd weekend.
First, it was a domestic competition in Brazil. Then, it became
largest South America Contest.
In 2006, It was open to All Americans with name MMAA Contest. Even
with a strong competition from
Dayton Ham fest (same weekend), in 2010, we got 1200 participants!

Now, it expanded again to CQMM DX Contest - CQ Manchester Mineira DX
Contest, open to all ham radios.

CQMM DX Contest is not on same Dayton weekend. Now, contest is held in
April 3rd weekend annually:
Date: 1200 UTC, April, 16 - 2359 UTC, April, 17 - 2011

I'd like to invite all ham radio world wide to take part of 1st CQMM
DX Contest. It's still organized by CWJF Group,
but in collaboration with others Contest Group from Brazil and LABRE -
Brazilian Amateur Radio League.

CQMM DX Contest rules summary:
- Traditional categories (SOAB HP, LP, QRP; SOSB, M/S)
- All entrant are allowed to use alert networks (DXCluster, Skimmer, etc)
- Easy exchange: 599 + Continent (If CQJF member + Q; If YL + Y; If QRP + Q)
     Example: 599 SAM; 599 OCY; 599 EUQ; 599 NA; 599 AF
- QSO points distributed by DXCC and Continents
- QSO points worth double on low bands (80/40)
- CWJF Members, QRP and YL highest QSO points on the contest
- 2 Mult types: South American Prefix by band and DXCC once any band.
- Cabrillo Log format
- Claimed score on contest homepage
- Open log after results
- Final results in 6 months
- Email robot check your log format and send back confirmation email
- Balance Club competition
- Award, plates and trophy available for every country and Continent.

We recommend to use N1MMLogger (module CQMMDX), many thanks NA3M and N1MM.

Download rules:
English: http://www.powerline.com.br/cwjf/Regulamento_Ing.pdf
Español: http://www.powerline.com.br/cwjf/Regulamento_Esp.pdf
Português: http://www.powerline.com.br/cwjf/Regulamento_Port.pdf

More info About CWJF:

73, Luc
PW7T Team member
WRTC.2010 Brazilian Team Leader
PY8AZT (also PT7AG, PX8C, ZZ8Z, ZY7C)
LABRE, ARRL, CWJF & Fortaleza DX Group Member
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