[CQ-Contest] LZ DX Contest 2003 New Rules
wally at el-soft.com
Wed Dec 18 23:30:31 EST 2002
Here is the final version of new rules of LZ DX contest voted by BFRA
Contest Committee on Dec 16th 2002. The new rules and e mail account to
which electronic logs to be sent will be anounced formally on the LZ DX
contest web site within few weeks time. ( www.qsl.net/lz1fw/contest )
LZ DX CONTEST 2003
The Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs has the honour to invite amateurs
all over the world to participate in the LZ DX CONTEST.
DATE and PERIOD:
Each weekend before the last full weekend of November from 12:00 UTC on
Saturday till 12:00 UTC on Sunday (2003 22/23 November). (i.e. during the
weekend before CQWW CW contest weekend)
BAND and MODE:
80; 40; 20; 15 ; 10 m ; CW and SSB
It is necessary to observe IARU band plan.
Same station may be worked once on CW and once on SSB
on each band. After changing the mode the entrant
should stay on this mode for at least 10 min.
Band changes are allowed without restrictions. During the band change the
entrant must also observe the 10min rule for mode !( example - if one was on
20m SSB for 5 min and change to 15m band he/she must continue to operate on
SSB for another 5 min before changing the mode to CW 15m )
Only one signal can be transmitted at any given time.
For non LZ Stations: RS(T) + ITU zone
For LZ Stations: RS(T) + 2 letters district abbreviation
A - Single Operator/Multi Bands/Mixed
B - Single Operator/Multi Bands/CW
C - Single Operator/Multi Bands/SSB
D - Single Operator/Single Band/Mixed
E - Multi Operators/Multi Bands/Single Transmitter/Mixed
F - Single Operator/Multi Bands/Mixed/QRP (max.10W)
G - SWL
Low power (max 100 W output) entrants will be marked with (*) sign in final
Bulgarian stations are listed separately from foreign entrants.
10 points for each QSO with LZ station
3 points for each QSO with other continent
1 point for each QSO with the same continent (own country included)
3 points for two call signs and two numbers
1 point for two call signs and one number
The sum of ITU zones + LZ districts on each band regardless of the mode
The sum of QSO points multiplied by final multiplier
Separate logs for each band + summary sheet are required.
Please, send your log to: BFRA, P.O.Box 830, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
Please, send your e-log (preferably in CABRILLO format) to E-mail:
30 days after the contest (post seal or date of e mail message being
First three scores in the world in each category - awards.
A plaque will be awarded to first in the world entrant in category A and
category E( separately for foreign and LZ entrants).
The total number of LZ districts is 28.
Here are the abbreviations of all 28 districts :
More information about the CQ-Contest