EPC Ukraine DX Contest 2016 RULES ENG Competitions are held organization Ukrainian Section of the European PSK Club Start time: December 3, 2016 at 20:00 UTC Ends: December 4, 2016 at 19:59 UTC Ukrainian section of the European PSK club invites all radioamateurs to take part in the annual EPC Ukraine DX Contest. Aim: The popularization of digital mode in Ukraine, holding the maximum number of QSO using digital modes. The contest will be in the first weekend of December. Mode: BPSK63. Bands: 80 м, 40 м, 20 м, 15 м, 10 м Recommended frequencies: 3,582-3,590; 7,040-7,045; 14,072-14,080; 21,072-21,080; 28,072-28,090. Limited to the minimum time work on a range of ten minutes. .:: CLASSES ::. SOAB-24 [Single operator, all bands, 24:00.] One operator performs all the necessary functions. Only one signal is allowed to transmit at any time. Output power shall not exceed 100 watts. Operation time of 24 hours. SOAB-12 [Single operator, all bands, 12:00.] One operator performs all the necessary functions. Only one signal is allowed to transmit at any time. Output power shall not exceed 100 watts. Total operation time not more than 12 hours. The operator can make no more than three timeout. Timeouts are defined from the beginning of the contest. If the operator worked more than 12 hours of its log automatically moved in the category of SOAB-24. If it is determined that the operator is intentionally removed from the log QSO, he will be disqualified. Breaks should be stated: SOAPBOX: Off time 07/12/13 20:00 - 07/12/13 21:00 1 hour SOAPBOX: 07/12/13 24:00 - 08/12/13 08:00 8 hours SOAPBOX: 08/12/13 16:00 - 08/12/18 19:00 3 hours SOAPBOX: 1 +8 +3 = 12 hours SOLF [One operator, 80 and 40 m , 24:00] One operator performs all the necessary functions. Only one signal is allowed to transmit at any time. The operator can only work on 80 and 40 meters. Output power shall not exceed 100 watts. SOHF [One operator, 20, 15 and 10 m , 24:00] One operator performs all the necessary functions. Only one signal is allowed to transmit at any time. The operator can only work on 20, 15 and 10 meters bands Output power shall not exceed 100 watts. MOST [Many operators, one transmitter, all bands, 24:00] Only one signal is allowed to transmit at any time. Output power shall not exceed 100 watts. The station should work all 24 hours. There is no age limit for the operators. Each class will be two separate qualification: 1) Ukraine - all participants from Ukraine; 2) WORLD - among participants from all over the world. :: EXCHANGES ::. - Ukrainian stations: RSQ and the number of administrative regions of Ukraine, for example Kharkiv Region : 599 UR11; - The other participants: RSQ and serial QSO number , for example 599001. Common challenge - "CQ EPCUR TEST". . :: CONTACT POINTS ::. 1 point - within their own country; 2 points - with other countries on own continent; 5 points - with other continent; 10 points - with Ukrainian station. QSO between Ukrainian stations is 1 point. Note: Once QSO on each bands. .:: MULTIPLIERS ::. DXCC countries + Ukrainian regions on each band. .:: SCORE ::. The final score is the sum of the Contact Points multiplied by the Multiplier . :: AWARDS ::. 1) among all Ukrainian participants: for first place in each of classes -KUBOK for second and third place in each of the classes - Vympel. 2) among the participants in all countries except Ukraine: for first, second and third in the world in each of the classes - Vympel. The organizers will be grateful and welcome funding additional prizes for the participants of our competition. Your suggestions send coordinator EPC-Ukraine-Andy Pomazov firstname.lastname@example.org :: LOGS ::. Logs are accepted only in electronic format Cabrillo . In the file name - your call (eg - CALL.cbr or CALL.log ). Sending electronic log of the participant insist, that he carried these rules and complied with the conditions of its licence. . :: HOW TO SUBMIT LOG ::. Logs upload only via the web interface at: http://ua9qcq.com/en/submit_log.php?lang=en/ Home Page: http://epc-ukraina.ucoz.com/ . :: DEADLINE ::. NO LATER than 18 December 2016 . :: COMMENTS ::. Number of Ukrainian administrative regions: . Prefix Region Ukraine: UR-A Sumy Region UR01 UR-B Ternopil Region UR02 UR-C Cherkasy Region UR03 UR-D Zakarpattia Region UR04 UR-E Dnipropetrovsk Region UR05 UR-F Odessa (Odesa) Region UR06 UR-G Kherson Region UR07 UR-H Poltava Region UR08 UR-I Donetsk Region UR09 UR-K Rivne Region UR10 UR-L Kharkiv Region UR11 UR-M Luhansk Region UR12 UR-N Vinnytsia Region UR13 UR-P Volyn Region UR14 UR-Q Zaporizhia Region UR15 UR-R Chernihiv Region UR16 UR-S Ivano-Frankivsk Region UR17 UR-T Khmelnytskyi Region UR18 UR-U Kiev Region UR19 UR-V Kirovohrad Region UR20 UR-W Lviv Region UR21 UR-X Zhytomyr Region UR22 UR-Y Chernivtsi Region UR23 UR-Z Mykolaiv Region UR24 UT-U Kiev City UR25 UU9J (UT5J)Sevastopol City UR27 UU-J (UU-A)Autonomous Republic of Crimea UR26 . :: DISQUALIFICATION ::. The panel of judges will use the mechanism of the air monitoring in order to identify the participants, working in excess of admissible norms of IMD, creating significant QRM and violate the basic rules of the contest. Violators will be disqualified.