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Subject: [SD-User] RSGB 1.8 MHz Contest
From: "Paul O'Kane" <>
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009 11:12:14 -0000
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The RSGB 1.8 MHz Contest takes place today, Saturday 21st
November, for 4 hours starting at 2100 UTC. It is CW-only
on 160m (1810 - 1870 kHz).

Rules at

Results and soapbox comments from the previous event at

SD V14.29 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 Serials.

UK stations add their 2-character district code - 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

Submit your log online at

Please mention SD in your soapbox comments - this encourages
others to try it.

Paul EI5DI

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