Black Sea Cup International
owner & cooperator contest:
Founder: BSCC (Black
Sea Contest Club)
Page on the web:
Eligibility: All licensed amateurs worldwide.
To contact as many other amateurs, BSCC-members, Amateurs of Black Sea
countries, especially IARU member society HQ stations, around the world
as possible using the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands.
Date and Contest Period:
The first full weekend of February - beginning 12:00 UTC Saturday and
ending 00:00 UTC Sunday
The Black Sea Cup International owner and cooperator is BSCC (Black Sea
The intention of BSCC Contest is more contacts with different amateurs
radio of the world, amateurs radio of Black Sea countries, BSCC members,
HQ-BSCC and HQ of national amateur radio organizations and HQ-Clubs.
All contesters can use for work it the air all 12-hours.
160 m, 80 m, 40 m, 20 m, 15 m, 10 m
The general classes of Entries: «World Wide», «Countries of Black Sea»
(Index #1) and HQ stations of clubs and national organizations, members
1. Single Operator.
- SSB HP (more 100 Watt);
- CW HP (more 100 Watt);
- Mixed mode HP (more 100 Watt);
- SSB LP (until 100 Watt);
- CW LP (until 100 Watt);
- Mixed mode LP (until 100 Watt);
- Mixed mode SB 160m;
- Mixed mode SB 80m;
- Mixed mode SB 40m;
- Mixed mode SB 20m;
- Mixed mode SB 15m;
- Mixed mode SB 10m;
- Mixed mode QRP (until 5 Watt) This Category must be more than 10
contester-logs. You must use callsign like YourCall/QRP.
Every contester yourself use plane of job in the air and use
log-software. You can use spotting nets or packet. You must use your
job with Terms and Rules of Amateur radio License of your country. Your
Station must be have one transmit signal in one time.
2. Multi Operators, 1 TX, Mixed Modes.
Must remain on a band and mode for at least 10 minutes before changing
bands or modes. Only one transmitted signal is allowed at any given
time. You are not allowed a second radio that works only multipliers.
All contesters must observe the amateur radio regulations of their
country at all times. Violation of the band change rules will reclassify
the entry as a CheckLog.
There are HQ-Stations of Clubs (for example … UCC Ukrainian Contest
Club, BSCC Black Sea Contest Club, AGB Activity Group of Belarus …) and
national organizations. HQ-stations have only one transmitted signal per
band mode (160 CW, 160 Phone, 80 CW, 80 Phone, 40 CW, 40 Phone, 20 CW,
20 Phone, 15 CW, 15 Phone, 10 CW, 10 Phone) at the same time. All
stations involved in an HQ operation must be in a single ITU zone. Only
one HQ station callsign per member society per frequency band is
permitted. All contesters must observe the amateur radio regulations of
their country at all times.
SWL contesters may use all bands (160 ì, 80 ì, 40 ì, 20 ì, 15 ì, 10 ì).
This Category must be more than 3 SWL-contester-logs.
HQ-stations of national organization send RS(T) and official abbreviator
of national organization member of IARU. The HQ-Stations of Clubs send
RS(T) and official abbreviator of Club (for example … BSCC for Black
Sea Contest Club, UCC for Ukrainian Contest Club, AGB Activity Group of
Belarus … ) .
Stations of Countries of Black Sea send RS(T), BS (Black Sea) and
Prefix of Country for BSCC Contest
( 59(9) BSUR for Ukraine, 59(9)BSHA – Hungary, 59(9)BSLZ - Bulgaria),
(List of Countries of Black Sea and BSCC-prefixes for Contest-Numbers –
Index #1 – Would you like to use this list for correct using PC-Software
of all contesters).
Stations of Members of BSCC send RS(T), BS (Black Sea) and Club-number (
599 BS17 for 17th BSCC-member).
Other stations send RS(T) and number ITU-zone.
All QSOs in the Log must be have completed Contest-number.
You can have one contacts with every contesters per mode and per bands.
All contacts you must make in several Mode-bands. CW-QSO in CW-bands
only and SSB-QSO in SSB-band also.
Cross-mode, cross-band QSO, QSO via repeaters don’t use in the contest.
Also You can’t use every not amateur radio communications (internet,
cell-phone …) because It’s not HAM-spirit.
Use call in the Contest - "CQ Black Sea Cup".
For all contacts with your ITU-zone, Countries of Black Sea, BSCC-members,
HQ-stations give one point.
The contacts with others ITU-zones inside your continent – 3 points. And
Contacts with ITU-zones outside your continent – 5 points.
For Multiplier you can count ITU-zones and HQ-stations of Black Sea
countries, BSCC-members per band.
- The HQ-stations, Amateurs radio of Black Sea regions, BSCC-members
don’t use for ITU-Multiplier.
The Total results of Contest: the total number of QSO points times the
total number of multipliers worked.
The Trophies will be awarded absolutely Winners of Entry. A certificate
will be awarded to the high scoring entry in each category in each DXCC
country and Winner of HQ-stations.
The special Trophy&Awards (additional) of BSCC contest may be made at
the discretion of each country’s IARU member society, Clubs or Amateurs
Logs must be postmarked or emailed no later than 30 days after the end
of the contest. If log don’t receive after 12 days after deadline for
Logs – This logs use like Check-Log.
Electronic logs must confirm to the Cabrillo file format. Any entry
which has been generated using a computer (either during the contest or
after the contest) must be submitted either as an attachment to an email
or on a 3.5” diskette. Electronic files must use the entrant’s callsign
as the file name. The log file must be a chronological list of QSOs as
made not separated by band or mode.
Paper-logs must be in chronologic of QSO, with information of band,
mode, Date, time-UTC, Call, Numbers-send and number-receive, multipliers
and points. Multipliers should be marked in the paper log only the first
time they are worked on each band.
Paper logs with more than 500 QSO’s must include dupes-heets (an
alpha-numeric list of all callsigns worked, broken down by band and
All contacts in paper logs must be in chronological order, not separated
ADDRESS for LOGS
Page on the WEB:
BSCI, Box 4, KERCH 98319, UKRAINE
DATELINE for LOGS
30 days after Contest (postmarked or emailed no later than 30 days after
the end of the contest)
The contester can be disqualification by Contest Committee for Rules of
Contest, Rules and Regalement of your country of application national
organization in 90 days after Contest.
List of Countries of Black Sea and BSCC-prefixes for Contest-Numbers
In this list wrote “Countries of Black Sea Region” – the countries where
rivers of Black Sea.
(European part), RA
Correct 19 dec 2008