WORLD WIDE EME MARATHON 2009

Sponsored by the Italian Radio Amateur Association - A. R. I. SECTIONS: OM and SWL, portable or fixed station. DATE/TIME: from 00:00z January 1st to 24:00z December 31st. 2009

 

Frequency Category

VHF 50 MHz 1D) (SSB/CW )

VHF 50 " 2D) Only digital mode

SWL 50 " 3D) (SSB/CW / DGT)

 

VHF 144 " 1A) QRO (erp pwr equal or more than 100 KW). (SSB/CW )

VHF 144 " 2A) QRP (erp pwr below 100 Kw or 1 to 4 antennas). (SSB/CW )

VHF 144 " 3A) Only digital mode

SWL 144 " 4A) (SSB/CW/DGT)

 

UHF 432 " 1B) QRO ( >50 dbW ERP) (SSB/CW )

UHF 432 " 2B) QRP ( <50 dbW ERP) (SSB/CW )

(If it is not specified entrant category, logs will be counted for the QRO one)

UHF 432 " 3B) Only digital mode

SWL 432 " 4B) (SSB/CW/DGT)

 

UHF 1296 " 1C) QRO ( >60 dbW ERP) (SSB/CW )

UHF 1296 " 2C) QRP ( <60 dBW ERP) (SSB/CW )

UHF 1296 " 3C) Only digital mode

SWL 1296 " 4C) (SSB/CW/DGT)

 

SHF 2304 "(SSB/CW )

SWL 2304 "(SSB/CW )

 

SHF 5760 "(SSB/CW )

SWL 5760 "(SSB/CW )

 

SHF 10000 "(SSB/CW )

SWL 10000 "(SSB/CW )

 

SWL: in this category also OM stations (licenced radio amateurs) may participate but only in the SWL category. The same station cannot be worked more than once per day, but it can be worked again in the following days.

 

VALID QSOs: only 2way EME CW/SSB and Digital Modes QSOs are allowed. (separate logs for 2 x SSB/CW and 2 x DIGITAL)

 

EXCHANGE: callsigns and RST or TMO.

 

SCORING: 100 points per QSO multiplied by the total number of DXCC countries PLUS 1.

 

EXAMPLE: 20 QSOs and 5 DXCC countries + 1 = 12000 points. (20 x 100) x (5 + 1) = 12000

 

*PRIZE: first 3 OMs and SWLs for each band and category.

**Logs must have a summary sheet enclosed comprehensive of: Category, QSOs total number, DXCC countries total number + 1 and the total score. Logs without this declaration will be considered CONTROL LOG.

 

ENTRIES: not later than January 31th 2010

 

LOG: It's preferred format .XLS send via e-mail to "i5wbe@i5wbe.it" (will be confirmed upon reception).

 

Vy 73 de Enrico I5WBE

Italian E.M.E. Coordinator

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