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Subject: [SD-User] IARU/WRTC HF Championship
From: Paul O'Kane <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:18:48 +0100
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The IARU HF Championship takes place from 12:00 Saturday
12th to 11:59 UTC Sunday 13th July.  There are CW-only,
SSB-only and mixed-mode classes on the 6 contest bands
from 160-10m, with HP, LP (150w) and QRP (5w) sections.

Rules at

SD V17.39 is free from

   Select the "IARU HF" template.

If you're not using rig control, change mode at any
time with the C or S commands.

Work everyone.  Exchange ITU Zone (or Society
initials from IARU Society HQ stations).  The
Zone for UK and Ireland is 27.

This year, 2014, the contest coincides with WRTC,
the World Radio Team Championship, being held in
New England.  Look out for the 59 teams using
1×1 call signs starting with W, K, or N (for
example W1D).  There are awards for working all
59 teams.

There is a real-time scoreboard showing the scores
for each pair of operators (but not the actual three-
character calls in use) at

You can get the latest list of HQ calls and
initials  - this
expands to IARU.LST, and SD automatically loads it
at startup.  On a callsign match, the initials are
instantly pre-filled.

Mults are Zones by band, but not separately by mode,
and HQ stations by band. In effect, HQ stations are
country mults.

Use SDCHECK to create your Cabrillo .LOG file, and
send it  Please mention SD in
your soapbox comments.

Paul EI5DI

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