"OPEN UKRAINE RTTY
1. Date: 05-06 March 2011.
The CONTEST consist of two parts: LOW BAND (1,8 &
3,5 MHz) and HIGH BAND (7, 14, 21 & 28 MHz).
2. Time: LOW BAND part includes 2 rounds: the First round
is from 20:00 - 21:59 UT (05 March), the Second - from
22:00 - 23:59 UT (05 March).
HIGH BAND part: 08:00 - 11:59 UT (06 March).
3. Bands: 1,838 - 1,842 MHz; 3,580 - 3,620 MHz; 7,035 - 7,045
14,070 - 14,112 MHz; 21,080 - 21,120 MHz; 28,080 -
4. Mode: RTTY (BAUDOT).
5. Call: CQ UKR.
Attention! Repeated QSO with the same participant is
permitted on different bands and in each round of
6. Exchange: Two letters - the abbreviation of region (state,
province, land, uyzd, district, county, lan, etc.) +
serial number starting from 001. For example:
Poltava region (Ukraine)-PO001; Ancona (Italy)-AN021;
Alsace (France)-AL035; Gotlands lan (Sweden)-GO123.
7. Scoring: 2 points for each contact on HIGH BAND-part and
contact in each round LOW BAND-part + 10 points for new
region (province, canton, district, etc.) on each bands
of HIGH BAND-part and on each bands and in each round of
8. Classes: SOMB, one transmitter;
MOMB, one transmitter;
SOSB 1,8 MHz, one transmitter;
SOSB 3,5 MHz, one transmitter;
SOSB 7,0 MHz, one transmitter;
SOSB 14 MHz, one transmitter;
SOSB 21 MHz, one transmitter;
SOSB 28 MHz, one transmitter.
For single band participants are allowed to sign in one
SOSB class of LOW BAND contest part and in another one
SOSB class in HIGH BAND part of contest separated.
Please mark you choice in the log and e-mail message!
9. Final scoring: For classes SOMB and MOMB - Total score is
the sum of all
For rest of classes - the score is single band result.
10. Awards: The medals "CHAMPION OF UKRAINE RTTY'2011" - for
second and third place of SOMB and MOMB classes.
Diploma's "OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP'2011" - for the
first, second and third place for all classes.
11. Logs: Cabrillo format is preferred. LOG need your
class, address; full QSO data, eg: band, mode, date, time,
your call, send exchange, station call, received exchange.
Follow is an example of LOG file.
All participants in any classes must send his log as one
file - "call.log" or "call.cbr", for example: ux0ff.log,
And as well a summary sheet. Comments, anecdotes and
suggestions will is welcome!
LOGs entries must be postmarked or E-mailed
by 04 April 2011.
12. Note: All logs will be cross-checked by special computer
software. We are going to use for the final Result ONLY
QSOs which have QSO time declination no more than 2 minutes.
Please don't forget to correct Your computer's clock before
We are going to use for the final Result ONLY QSOs confirmed
by received LOGs! Please send Your LOG even if You made only
a few QSOs.
All participants regardless of category must remain on the
band at least 10 minutes after changing bands. Quick QSY
to another bands is permitted only for MOMB participants
to work new region (province, district). QSOs made during
10-minute rule on another band and which are not new regions
will be count 0 points, but should not removed from the log!
All stations can use public spotting networks (DX Cluster),
but self-spotting techniques is not allowed for all classes.
This contest is supported by follow software:
-MIXW2 - www.mixw.net , also download DLL-file for this
contest and run macros <WKDIGNOREBEFORE:05.03.2011 22:00:00>
to reset dupe sheet for second round of low band part;
-AATEST+TRUETTY - www.dxsoft.com ;
-N1MM Logger - n1mm.hamdocs.com (select config UKRRTTYOPN);
- for "RTTY by WF1B" users:
you can download special converter to make your LOG in
Don't forget to read manual to this converter before contest!
If your RTTY software don't support log format for this
contest, please select more suitable form of logging and do
check before contest to be able logging of full received
exchange (region+NR), also make modification of output file
using follow example of CABRILLO LOG for this contest:
CATEGORY: MULTI-ONE ALL
CLUB: "Kremenchug radioamateurs union"
ADDRESS: P.O.Box 87
ADDRESS: email: email@example.com
OPERATORS: 1.... 2..... 3.....
QSO: 3500 RY 2007-03-03 2200 UT1HZM PO 001 UU8JQ SL 001
QSO: 3500 RY 2007-03-03 2200 UT1HZM PO 002 UT5DL ZA 001
QSO: 3500 RY 2007-03-03 2201 UT1HZM PO 003 ER5KS MD 001
QSO: 1800 RY 2007-03-03 2304 UT1HZM PO 051 YL2KF LM 025
13. Address for LOGs:
GEORGE IGNATOV (UT1HT),
P.O. Box 87,
KREMENCHUG-21, UKRAINE, 39621.
14. Disqualification: Violation of the Rules; unsportmanlike
The abbreviation of Ukrainian regions
27 administrative regions
CH - Cherkasy region LV - Lviv region
CR - Chernigiv region NI - Mykolaev region
CN - Chernivcy region OD - Odesa region
DN - Dniepropetrovsk region PO - Poltava region
DO - Donetsk region RI - Rivno region
HA - Kharkiv region SL - Sevastopil city
HE - Kherson region SU - Sumy region
HM - Khmelnitskij region TE - Ternopil region
IF - Ivanofrankivsk region VI - Vinnytsa region
KI - Kirovograd region VO - Volyn region
KO - Kiev region ZA - Zakarpattya region
KR - A.R. Crimea ZH - Zhitomir region
KV - Kiev city ZP - Zaporizhzhe region
LU - Lugansk region
We hope to meet you in the "OPEN UKRAINE RTTY CHAMPIONSHIP'2011"
and please kindly inform your friends about rules of this Contest!
Welcome to the Contest!