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[SD-User] RSGB 1.8 MHz Contest

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Subject: [SD-User] RSGB 1.8 MHz Contest
From: "Paul O'Kane" <>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 17:38:39 -0000
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The RSGB 1.8 MHz Contest takes place from 2100 UTC Saturday
14th February to 0059 UTC Sunday 15th February. It is CW-only
on 160m.

Rules at

Results, and soapbox, from the previous event at

SD V14.22 runs on Windows, on Linux/Wine, and on Apple Mac
with Bootcamp or Parallels.  It is free from

   UK Entrants - select the "RSGB 1.8, UK" template.
   All others  - select the "RSGB 1.8, DX" template.

UK entrants work everyone.  All others work UK only.
Exchange 5NN + Serial.

UK stations add their 2-character district code, and should
edit SD's F2 exchange message (using Shift-F2) to include it.

When logging UK stations, enter the serial and district in
a single field.  For example: 26WA, followed by Enter, is
expanded to 026  WA in their respective fields.

SD pre-fills the district code when you load a callsign
reference file (.LST) with district codes.  For example -

Use SDCHECK create your Cabrillo .LOG file.

   Contest Name    : RSGB-160
   Log Serial Sent : Y
   District Code   : UK - Enter your 2-character code as sent.
                   : Non-UK - leave blank
   Log Serial Rcvd : Y

Email your Cabrillo log to

Please mention SD in your soapbox comments.

Paul EI5DI

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