[CQ-Contest] ARI International Contest
i4ufh at contest.dsnet.it
Sat May 3 16:37:30 EDT 1997
Just to remind you the rules of the incoming ARI International
Contest in this weekend.
Look for you in the next days I will be single Op. SSB with IR4T
73 de Fabio I4UFH
one of IR4T,IZ9Z,IG9R,WRTC W6N
e-mail i4ufh at contest.dsnet.it
ARI International DX Contest 1997 Rules
it's a world wide competition: everybody can work everybody
- single operator, CW
- single operator, SSB
- single operator, mixed
- single operator, RTTY
- multi operators, single transmitter, mixed
- SWL, single operator, mixed
every first full weekend of May, from 20.00z Saturday to 20.00z Sunday
band and mode can be changed only after 10 minutes you have been on it
160m, 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m, 10m
CW, SSB, RTTY
Italian stations will send RS(T) and two letters to identify their
Other stations will send RS(T) and a serial number from 001
a) all Italian provinces (103) count 1 multiplier
b) all DXCC countries (except I & IS0) count 1 multiplier
a) QSO/HRD with own country counts 0 point but is good for the multipliers'
b) QSO/HRD with own continent counts 1 point
c) QSO/HRD with different continent counts 3 points
d) QSO/HRD with any Italian station (I, IS0) counts 10 points.
The same station can be contacted on the same band once on SSB, once on CW
and once on RTTY but only the first QSO is good for multipliers' credit
the sum of QSO/points from all bands times the sum of multipliers from all
have the same rules of OM. The same station cannot appear more than 3 times
on every band as a correspondent
An IBM-compatible software to administrate this contest is available FREE
of cost. It can be used on real-time or either after the contest. It
calculates points, multipliers and score, you have just to type the
and the received report. It prints logs, summary and dupe sheets as well as
QSL labels. It has PacketCluster capability. The new 1997 version is now
available, revised and modified. It can manage: ARI DX Contest, the NEW
European Sprint, UBA Contests and WWDX Contests. The software can be
received by sending 5 US Dollars or 10 IRCs to cover the diskette/postage
expenses to the Contest Manager.
separate logs are necessary for each band. A separate summary sheet is
required. Computerized logs on diskette are welcome in N6TR, K1EA, ASCII
ARI Contest format. You can apply for free software to the Contest Manager
A printed summary sheet must always be enclosed.
1: Excessive number of unmarked duplicates > 2%.
2: Violation of the 10 minutes rules, mode or band.
3: Excessive declared score > 5%.
4: log without summary sheet.
1: Each duplicate contact removed from the Committee means a penality of
2: each mult. counted twice or more in the same band means a penality of
of 2 mults.
3: each not-existing or unverifiable station logged means a penality of
4: Instead to disqualify a log, the Committee may decide to penalize it
by erasing a percentage of its score.
logs must be mailed within 30 days from the end of the contest
ARI Contest Manager
27043 Broni (PV)
a plaque with a certificate will be awarded to the top scoring station in
each class. A certificate will be awarded to No. 2,3,4,5 top scoring
stations in each class as well as to the top scoring stations in each
country in each class.
The 103 Italian provinces are:
I1: AL, AT, BI, CN, GE, IM, NO, SP, SV, TO, VB, VC
I2: BG, BS, CO, CR, LE, LO, MI, MN, PV, SO, VA
I3: BL, PD, RO, TV, VE, VR, VI
IN3: BZ, TN
IV3: GO, PN, TS, UD
I4: BO, FE, FO, MO, PR, PC, RA, RE, RN
I5: AR, FI, GR, LI, LU, MS, PI, PO, PT, SI
I6: AN, AP, AQ, CH, MC, PS, PE, TE
I7: BA, BR, FG, LE, MT, TA
I8: AV, BN, CB, CE, CZ, CS, IS, KR, NA, PZ, RC, SA, VV
IT9: CL, CT, EN, ME, PA, RG, SR, TP, AG
I0: FR, LT, PG, RI, ROMA (or RM), TR, VT
IS0: CA, NU, SS, OR
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