>>>Contest Results<<< >>>Download Winners awards here<<< "DNIEPER CUP" CONTEST Rules Kremenchug radioamateurs union (KRU) kindly like to invite all radioamateurs to take part in International contest "Dnieper Cup", which will be carried on every first Sunday of October. In 2021 - 03 October. (In 2022 - 02 October, in 2023 - 01 October, etc.) The competitions pass on two bands - 1,8 and 3,5 MHz and include three 1-hour rounds: 1 round - SSB 17:00 - 17:59 UTC; 2 round - CW 18:00 - 18:59 UTC; 3 round - RTTY 19:00 - 19:59 UTC. Each round include two 30-minutes periods. (00...29 and 30...59 minutes), where it is allowed to make QSO again. Repeated QSOs with same correspondent is allowed on different bands, in different rounds (modes) and in second 30-minutes period of each round. Call: ...CQ DC. Recommended 80m SSB band: 3603-3650 kHz. Exchange: five-unit, consist of the reference designation of region (or other similar territorial formation - province, state, land) and serial number starting from 001 for each mode separately, for example: Poltava region (Ukraine) - PO001; Ancona (Italy) - AN021; Alsace (France)- AL035; Gotlands land (Sweden)- GO123. RS/RST is not used. Points: 4 (four) points per QSO on 1,8 MHz; 2 (two) points per QSO on 3,5 MHz; 10 points for new region (province, state, land, etc.) on each bands. Final scoring: sum of qso-points and region-points. CATEGORY: A - Single Operator; A-low power - Single Operator; B - Multi Operators. Every Single-Op participants will be resulted also in additional single-mode and single-band sub-categories (max. 11 result tables). Category B - means team consisting of 2-3 operators. Maximum power output should not exceeds your national license. Low power means using TX with output power not more than 100 Watts. Only one transmitted signal can be used in same time for any participants. Band changes can be performed each 5 minutes. For Multi-Op participants is possible to do quick band changes, but only to work new region (province, state, land etc). Awards: Winners in category A, A-low power and B will be awarded with "Dnieper Cup" and diplomas (1-3places). Winners (1-3places) in the rest of sub-categories - diplomas. NEW! Special prize - small "Dnieper Cup" will be applicable to the winner in category "A-low power" if there are not less than 10 participants in this category. Logs: Cabrillo format is preferred. LOG needs your personal info, class, address; full QSO data, eg: band, mode, date, time, your call, send exchange, station call, received exchange. There is not need to calculate final score manually. Below is an example of LOG file: START-OF-LOG: 2.0 ARRL-SECTION: DX CALLSIGN: UT1HZM CONTEST: DNIEPER-CUP CATEGORY: B CLAIMED-SCORE: 1762 CLUB: KPC "Kremenchug radioamateurs union" NAME: UT1HZM ADDRESS: P.O.Box 87 ADDRESS: Kremenchug-21 ADDRESS: Ukraine ADDRESS: 39621 ADDRESS: email: firstname.lastname@example.org OPERATORS: 1.... 2..... 3..... SOAPBOX: GOOD CONTEST , TKS! GL! QSO: 3600 PH 2018-10-07 1700 UT1HZM PO 001 UR5EDX DN 001 QSO: 1900 PH 2018-10-07 1710 UT1HZM PO 002 UX5HY OD 004 QSO: 3500 CW 2018-10-07 1800 UT1HZM PO 001 EW8MW GO 001 QSO: 3500 CW 2018-10-07 1802 UT1HZM PO 002 UR7VA KI 002 QSO: 1800 CW 2018-10-07 1807 UT1HZM PO 003 UY5WA LV 003 In line "CATEGORY:", it is necessary to indicate the category in which your operation is declared: A , A-low , B ... Participant that send logs for Checklog must type Z sign here. Log must be one file - "call.log" or "call.cbr", for example: ux0ff.log, oh2lu.cbr... And as well a summary sheet by separate file. Comments, anecdotes and suggestions is welcome! LOGs entries must be E-mailed not later then one week after contest. All logs will be cross-checked by special computer software. We are going to use for the final result ONLY QSO's which have QSO time deviation not more than +/- 2 minutes. Please don't forget to correct Your computer's clock before the contest! We are going to use for the final result ONLY QSO's confirmed by received LOG's! Please send Your LOG even if You made only few QSO's! Software support: Contest can be operated with any LOG-software that allow to setup 30-minutes rounds and accepts to setup received exchange as by this rules. Possible to adjust and use: TR4W, N1MM, 5Mcontest, MIXW2 etc. Support files for TR4W logger can be downloaded: http://krs.ho.ua/dc/cfg/tr4w_dc.zip Support files for 5Mcontest logger can be downloaded: http://krs.ho.ua/dc/cfg/5m_dc.zip Support files for N1MMLogger+ can be downloaded: http://krs.ho.ua/dc/cfg/n1mm_plus_dc.zip Please read all instructions in readme.txt file! Mixw2 users should use follow three different macros to select second perionds in every mode of operation: <WKDIGNOREBEFORE:03.10.2021 17:30:00> <WKDIGNOREBEFORE:03.10.2021 18:30:00> <WKDIGNOREBEFORE:03.10.2021 19:30:00> Address for LOG's: E-mail: krs @ model.poltava.ua Backup e-mail: dneprcup @ i.ua (remove spaces near "@" in e-mail address - SPAM protection) Use backup e-mail in case not get reply message more than two days. Post: GEORGE IGNATOV (UT1HT), P.O. Box 87, KREMENCHUG-21, UKRAINE, 39621. Rules and Results of this contest, including LOG's and UBN's files will be available on follow web sites: http://krs.ho.ua/dc http://www.qrz.ru/contest/detail/250.htm We hope to see you in the "DNIEPER CUP" and please kindly inform your friends about rules of this contest! Welcome to the Contest!