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Subject: [SD-User] RAC Winter Contest
From: "Paul O'Kane" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 11:03:12 -0000
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The RAC Canada Winter Contest takes place from 0000-2359 GMT
on Saturday 19th December.  There are sections for CW, SSB,
Mixed-mode, Single-Band and All-Band on the 8 contest bands
from 160m to 2m - with HP, LP and QRP options.  There is no
SO Assisted section.  If you use packet you must enter as

Rules at

SD supports SO entries in this event, but not on 2m or 6m.
V14.29 is free from

  Select the "RAC Winter Contest" template.

Work everyone, but only VE stations count for multipliers (13)
and 5 times as many points.  VE stations with an RAC suffix
score 20 points.

Canadians exchange their 2-character province.  All others
send a serial.

Use SDCHECK (Option 1) to create your Cabrillo .LOG file.
  Log Serial Sent?  Y (if non-VE)
                    N (if VE)

  Fixed Exchange    Province (if VE)
                    Leave Blank (if non-VE)

Email your log to

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

Paul EI5DI

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