[CQ-Contest] 2022 RAC Canada Day Contest
Bart Ritchie (VE5CPU)
ve5cpu at sasktel.net
Sat Jun 11 15:35:30 EDT 2022
Good day all
This is a reminder and an invitation to participate in the 2022 RAC
Canada Day contest. The contest starts 00:00 UTC on July 1st and
runs for 24 hours. The contest announcement and rules can be found
here (https://www.rac.ca/contesting-results/) on the RAC web site.
Please note that there are Special Call Signs Available from May 15
to July 14, 2022 in Honour of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has approved the
use of special call signs from May 15 to July 14. These dates
correspond to the early summer busy operating season and will be
available to all Canadian Amateurs who wish to use the special call
signs on all occasions in including Field Day, the June VHF Contest,
the RAC Canada Day Contest and the IARU World Championship.
The special call signs usage allows the substitution the prefix
normally assigned to the province or territory by the special prefix allowed.
Standard PrefixSpecial Event PrefixStandard PrefixSpecial Event Prefix
For example, VE3 becomes VX3, VA7 becomes VG7, and YV2 becomes XK2, and so on.
PLEASE NOTE: Only the officially listed RAC special call signs, as
shown in the rules, will be scored for the 20 point QSO during the contest.
73, Bart - VE5CPU
RAC Canada Day Contest Manager
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