We are honoured to invite you to participate in "ATCC Open 2012" Contest - RUSSIA. 2012-Oct-20, -first tour from 15:00 UTC to 18:59 UTC 2012-Oct-21, -second tour from 05:00 UTC to 08:59 UTC We will try to make interesting and attractive! rules: “ATCC OPEN-2012” Contest- rules. 1. Founders: Amateur Tosno Contest Club. 2. Date: 2012-Oct-20 (Saturday) - first period (from 15:00:00 UTC to 18:59:59 UTC). 15:00:00-15:59:59 UTC -1st round 16:00:00-16:59:59 UTC- 2nd round 17:00:00-17:59:59 UTC- 3rd round 18:00:00-18:59:59 UTC- 4th round 2012-Oct-21 (Sunday) – second period (from 05:00:00 UTC to 08:59:59 UTC). 05:00:00-05:59:59 UTC -5th round 06:00:00-06:59:59 UTC -6th round 07:00:00-07:59:59 UTC -7th round 08:00:00-08:59:59 UTC -8th round 3. Bands: 80M;40M;20M. according to the IARU Contest Band plan. (3510KHz-3550KHz;7010KHz-7035KHz;14010KHz-14050KHz). 4. Mode: Only CW. 5. Calling practice in the contest: All amateur stations: “ATCC test". 6. Categories: A. SOMB-CW-HP-Guests of ATCC B. SOMB-CW-LP-Guests of ATCC C. SOMB-CW-QRP-Guests of ATCC D. SOMB-CW-HP-Members of ATCC E. SOMB-CW-LP-Members of ATCC F. SOMB-CW-QRP-Members of ATCC G. MOMB-CW OVERLAY: H. “OVER-50” I. “ROOKIE-17” J. “YL/XYL” K. SWL 7. Numbers exchange: Members of ATCC send character report consisting of a signal report RST plus a (one-three digit) number your member of ATCC. For example: (R8MC-599 123; SP2LNW-599 13; UA1CEC-599 3). Other stations send character report consisting of a signal report RST plus a (two digit) your WW-section (World Wide Squares) For example: (HA1YI-599 JN; ON3ND-599 JO; RD9CX-599 MO). 8. Participants: Amateur radio stations around the world. 9. Points: QSO with own country count-1 point; QSO with a different country in the same continent-2 points; QSO with a different continent-3 points; QSO with a member of ATCC- 5 points. 10. Multipliers: Each different WW-section worked on each bands and each different number a member of ATCC on each band gives 1 point for multiplier. SWL have not multipliers. 11. Final score: The total number of QSO points on all bands times the total number of multipliers worked on all bands. 12. E-logs: Send as attached fill to: email@example.com In the field “subject” of your e-mail letter it is necessary to mention your call. For example: RX1XXX SOAB-LP. In the field SOAPBOX: necessary to show: RIG; PWR; ANT, as your comments and wishes. 13. Awards: Special plates for different categories 1st place winners are founded. Certificates to the first 3 stations in the category. All participants who have logs will receive E-mailed “Virtual certificates” for ATCC OPEN-2012-contest. 14. Deadline: All logs must be E-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 2012-Oct-28. http://www.atcclub.narod.ru http://www.qrz.ru/contest/detail/245.html Best regards,73`s! ATCC Contest committee. Respectfully yours, ATCC Open Contest Referees Committee. E-MAIL: email@example.com UA1CEC, RW1CX, R7AO. 73&88!!!