[CCF] Fwd: Eu Sprint Contest 2004

HannuSäilä hannu at saila.org
Thu Mar 25 19:46:36 EST 2004

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>From: Eu Sprint Contest 2004 <eu_sprint at tiscali.it>
>To: hannu at saila.org
>Subject: Eu Sprint Contest 2004
>Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2004 17:27:46 +0100
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>This email is to invite all contesters to have a go in the European 
>Sprint contests 2004. The first phone contest is on Saturday 10th April 
>and the CW leg is the following Saturday, 17th April.
>If you're wondering which software to use, DL2NBU's program has been 
>written specially for this contest. It is very much like K1EA's CT, and it is FREE 
>for download from the new Eu Sprint web site <http://www.qsl.net/eusprint>. 
>SD by EI5DI and TRlog by N6TR both support the Eu sprint, and if you prefer 
>to log on paper, that's fine as well. We accept any fixed column ASCII file, too.
>So, we hope you will give the sprints a try in October, and then send 
>your logs to <eusprint at kkn.net>. The full Eu Sprint rules are shown below.
>73 from the EU Sprint Gang 
>About Eu Sprint:
>- download the FREE software,
>- rules in English, Italian, French, Spanish, Portugese, Russian, Czech, German, Polish
>- all past results from 1994,
>- download full logs and ubn reports,
>- all time records,
>- find more information about Log Checking,
>- and much more about the Eu Sprint....
>You will find everything here: <http://www.qsl.net/eusprint> 
>Eu Sprint Contest - 2004
>ENTRANTS: any licensed station may enter the Sprint. European stations can 
>work everybody; stations outside of Europe can work only European stations. 
>CATEGORIES: Single Operator ONLY. Only ONE signal may be aired at one time. 
>Low Power entries (up to 100W) will be indicated by an asterisk (*) in the listing.
>EU SPRINT Spring: 
>* SSB: second Saturday in April - 10 April 2004 - managed by G4BUO 
>* CW: third Saturday in April - 17 April 2004 - managed by I2UIY 
>EU SPRINT Autumn: 
>* SSB: first Saturday in October - 2 October 2004 - managed by I2UIY 
>* CW: second Saturday in October - 9 October 2004 - managed by OK2FD 
>TIME: from 15:00 UTC until 18:59 UTC. 
>BANDS: 20, 40 and 80 metres only. 
>Pilot frequencies are: SSB: 14.250, 7.050, 3.730. CW: 14.040, 7.025, 3.550 
>EXCHANGE: all of the following data MUST BE PART OF THE EXCHANGE: 
>a) your callsign, 
>b) the other station's callsign, 
>c) your serial number starting from 001 (RST not required), 
>d) your name or nickname. 
>Please note that BOTH stations MUST repeat BOTH callsigns DURING the 
>A valid exchange is: "OK2FD de I2UIY 118 Paolo" while "OK2FD 118 Paolo" is 
>NOT a valid exchange. 
>SPECIAL QSY RULE: if any station initiates a call (by sending CQ, QRZ?, 
>etc.), he is permitted to work ONLY one station on the same frequency. He 
>must thereafter move AT LEAST 2 (two) kHz before he may call another 
>station or before he may solicit again (CQ, QRZ?, etc.) other calls. 
>VALID CONTACTS: valid contacts are QSOs correctly logged and confirmed. 
>Each operator may use ONE and ONLY one name during the Sprint. If the 
>exchange is copied incorrectly, that operator will receive zero (0) points. 
>In case of miscopied callsigns, both stations will receive zero (0) points 
>for that QSO. 
>SCORING: each valid QSO counts one 1 (one) point. The final score is the 
>total number of QSOs. 
>AWARDS: Colorful certificates will be issued to the winners of each Sprint, 
>and to the leaders in each country. 
>EU SPRINT PLAQUE: A special plaque will also be awarded for the top three 
>scores from all four contests combined. To be eligible for this award an 
>operator must enter at least three of the Sprints in the year. Results will 
>be forwarded as soon as possible to Leagues, magazines and bulletins. 
>LOGS: a single chronological log is required. Please send us your log via 
>email or on a floppy disk, if you use computer for logging. Use any of the 
>available software or send a plain ASCII file. Please send us the right files: 
>for DL2NBU software, send yourcall.ASC; for N6TR software, send 
>yourcall.DAT; for Writelog, send Cabrillo file. Check the list of the software
>that support the Eu Sprint on our webpage.
>If you want the latest release of the DL2NBU software, you can download it 
>from the new EU Sprint web site: <http://www.qsl.net/eusprint>. 
>Log files must be sent NO LATER than 15 days after the contest to: 
><eusprint at kkn.net>. The receipt of your electronic log will be immediately 
>confirmed. If you do not receive a confirmation within few hours, try again 
>or use the postal system. 
>Disk logs, or paper entries must be posted NO LATER than 15 days after the 
>contest to the appropriate address: 
>* Spring  SSB Sprint: Dave Lawley, G4BUO, Carramore,  Coldharbour  Road, 
>Penshurst, Kent, TN11 8EX, England, UK.
>* Spring  CW  Sprint: Paolo Cortese, I2UIY, P. O. Box  14,  27043  Broni 
>(PV), Italy.
>* Autumn SSB Sprint: Paolo Cortese, I2UIY, P. O. Box 14, 27043 Broni 
>(PV), Italy. 
>* Autumn CW Sprint: Karel Karmasin, OK2FD, Gen. Svobody 636, 674 01 
>Trebic, Czech Republic.
>Thanks in advance for your participation de: G4BUO, I2UIY & OK2FD.
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