The PW 70MHz Low Power Contest is being held on Saturday 13 June
between 1100 - 1700UTC.
Full rules are published in the May 2009 issue of Practical Wireless (on sale early April).
All entrants must read the complete published rules.
The following summary is provided for convenience.
Use ssb, cw, fm or am in the 70 MHz (4m) band.
Transmitter output power limit 10 watts pep.
Date and duration as noted above.
Contest QSO exchange:
RS(T) report, serial number starting 001, QTH locator.
Scoring: one point per contact, with multiplier = number of locator squares (e.g. IO91) worked.
The log must include at least one contact with a station in the United Kingdom or Eire.
Entries should preferably be sent by e-mail.
Paper logs sent by post are also accepted; these must be on A4 sheets, with first contact in each new square highlighted. Duplicate QSOs must be clearly marked.
Observe the band plan and avoid frequencies in use by non-contest activity, GB2RS, standard calling frequencies, etc.
You must provide all required covering information (see Rule 6 in the full rules), preferably using the online entry system or on a Cover Sheet if sent by post.
No repeater or satellite contacts.
Entries must be received either by e-mail or post to the address published in the rules by 7th July 2009.
The above is a brief summary and does not present all the conditions of the contest rules. You must read the full published contest rules before entering.
Good Luck, David G4ASR