[CCF] Vl: Eu Sprint Contest 2004

Ari Korhonen ari.korhonen at kolumbus.fi
Mon Sep 20 07:03:43 EDT 2004

Pyydettiin releoimaan tänne.

Ari, OH5DX

>This email is to invite all contesters to have a go in the European
>Sprint contests 2004. The phone contest is on Saturday 2nd October
>and the CW leg is the following Saturday, 9th October.
>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, TRLog by N6TR, WriteLog, N1MM Contest Logger
>(and many others) all 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
>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 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. Eu Sprint is suppoprted by
>all the major software (N6TR, Writelog, N1MM, SuperDuper and many
>others; see the software information on our webpage). Please send us
>the right files: for DL2NBU software, send yourcall.ASC; for N6TR
>software, send yourcall.DAT; for Writelog, send Cabrillo file.
>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:
>* 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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