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Subject: [SD-User] The Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge
From: "Paul O'Kane" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 21:29:37 -0000
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The Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge takes place from
1500 GMT on Saturday 29th December to 1459 Sunday 30th
December.  It is a CW-only event on 160m - with a limit of
14 hours operation.
Rules at
SD supports this event.  V13.32 runs on any Windows PC and
is free from

   Select the "Stew Perry Topband" template.
Work everybody.  Exchange 4-character grid square only - no
serial, no 5NN.  SD calculates the correct points for each
QSO based on distance.

If using SD's keyer, use Shift-F2 to update the exchange
with your grid square.  If necessary (before the contest),
edit the SD_LCTR record in your SD.INI file to reflect
your own 6-character locator.
Use SDCHECK (Option 1) to prepare your Cabrillo .LOG file.
Email it, as an attached file, to
Please mention SD in your Cabrillo soapbox comments.

NOTE:  SD's Cabrillo QSO records include RST Sent & Received.
These are mandatory even though they are not exchanged on-air.
Paul EI5DI

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