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MOON contest

Another contest will be held on 17.7.2024 50 MHz band.

contest conditions

OK2VBZ is announcing MOON contest conditions on VHF and UHF bands in 2022.

1st - 4th Wednesday each month (according to category)

20:00 - 22:00 (local time in Prague, Vienna, Warsaw, Berlin, Bratislava, Budapest, Amsterdam, Rome, Stockholm)
UTC 19:00 - 21:00 (1.11. to 31.3.) and 18:00 - 20:00 (1.4. to 31.10.)

callsign, RST, serial number starting from 001, WW - locator (6-characters format) and name of QTH

call of the contest:

maximal output of transmitter:
144 MHz, 432 MHz and 1300 MHz - 50W
50 MHz - 25W

144 MHz - 1st Wednesday of each month
432 MHz - 2nd Wednesday of each month
50 MHz - 3rd Wednesday of each month
1300 MHz - 4th Wednesday of each month

possible modes:
FM, SSB, CW and DIGITAL according to IARU band plan

For every kilometer distance spanned between the two stations counts one point. Connection points in the competition diary must be listed as an integer. In connection in the same WW-locator (6-characters format) counts 1 point. According to IARU I. Region to be used for transfer rate of 111.2 degrees to kilometers, taking into account the curvature of the Earth. To determine the latitude and longitude of competition for habitat calculation locator uses the WGS-84 (World Geodetic System 1984).

In each contest round you can include only one valid connection with each station in each mode (it means max. 3 QSO - 1 for FONE, 1 for DIGITAL, 1 for CW), if there was given the full contest code between both stations. Each station can have only one signal in each moment on each band. The connection with non-competing station is valid, but this non-competing station have to give full contest code with QSO serial number 001. The connection through repeaters or packet nodes are not valid.

final score:
Final score is the sum of QSO points.

contest report:
Contest stations are duty to send report from each contest round at the latest in 5th day after contest round, that is 1st Monday after contest round to the on-line application: http://ok2vbz.waypoint.cz/mc/en/report

Report from each contest has to include:
- name of the contest
- date of the contest
- callsign of competing station
- category of the contest
- JUNIOR mark for stations, that are competing in Junior MCR
- WW Locator station during the contest
- name of the QTH station during the contest
- number of valid QSO
- number of QSO in FM mode
- number of QSO in SSB mode
- number of QSO in DIGITAL mode
- number of QSO in CW mode
- final score
- ODX (call, locator, distance in km)
- name of operator
- email
- used TRX
- used antenna
- used transmitter output
- affirmation about observing of permission and contest conditions and truthfulness of dates in contest report

Each round of MOON contest will be evaluated separately and there will be done the all-year assessment in the end of the year. In this assessment will be counted scores from every rounds for each station.

example of report:


date of contest: 5.1.2022
contest station: OK9XYZ
contest category: 144 MHz
participation in Junior MCR: YES
contest WW-locator: JN78HP
contest QTH: Liblenice

number of valid QSO: 94
number of QSO in FM mode: 24
number of QSO in SSB mode: 32
number of QSO in DIGITAL mode: 18
number of QSO in CW mode: 20

final score: 3450
odx: DH1DAE, JO71AQ, 341 km
name of operator: Peter McBean
email: peter.mcbean@iaru.org
used TRX: YAESU FT-90
used antenna: F9FT 9 element
used transmitter output: 50W

I declare I observed the contest conditions and all above-mentioned dates are true.

date of sending: 6.1.2022


Evaluator has a right to ask for contest log from contest station for the check.

publication of results:
Evaluation of each round will be done and results will be published always by 10 days. The results will be published in internet on address: http://ok2vbz.waypoint.cz/mc

After evaluation of all year he first station in each category will get a electronic diploma with information about category and reached result.

28.12.2021 #OK2VBZ

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