With the encouragement (and an actual contact) of K9FH I put in 6,435
seconds in the chair for a very successful SOC Quartz Test.
Here is my calculated score:
Using CX rules I have a equipment contact multiplier of 180 (2011 - year
built or ARRL handbook year schematic), assuming three contacts made with
said equipment (K7QQ, W7RN, K9FH)
Using a Stew Perry DX contest challenge concept, I have a contact
distance multiplier of 2721 (distance measured in Kilometers between
Using Oceania Dx Contest band multiplier of 10 for contacts being on 80
And again said Oceania DX Contest rule that ALL contacts count in contest
even without getting proper contest number (count numberless contact as
And taking advantage of the SOC rule voiding the Keymans Club of Japan
160 meter contest requirement of a minimum of four valid
MY FINAL SCORE IS 2,938,680
Which falls in the upper 20% of most of the larger contest scores, CQWW,
ARRL DX, CQWPX, RDX, WAE, etc.
Mike W7DRA/FO (For the CQ-Contest crowd, FO stands for Fundamental
You too can strive to work 100 Fundamental Oscillator stations and become
a Fundamental Oscillator Centurion, or FOC, as authorized by the SOC
chairman, and receive an FOC award, suitable for framing.
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