ANNUAL Ø7Ø CLUB PSKfest
To work as many stations as possible in the allotted time using PSK31 mode.
QRP (max power 5 watts output)
Low Power (max power 25 watts output)
Medium Power (max power 50 watts output)
High Power (max power 100 watts output) (use 100 watts on 40m & lower only, and 50 watts maximum on 20m and up)
1st Saturday after January 1st
Call sign, signal report and state/province/country (SPC). Call "CQ PSKFEST".
80 thru 10 meters, no WARC bands. Work each station once/band.
All contacts must be 2-way PSK31.
No repeater, cross-mode or cross-band contacts allowed.
Use no more than the stated maximum for your entry category. Please keep your power output set to a reasonable level to avoid QRMing others. Use the MINIMUM power necessary to make the contact at all times!
QSO points - Each contact counts one (1) QSO point, dupes count (0) points.
Multipliers - Each different state/province/country (SPC) worked. Use current ARRL DXCC list for country reference.
Final Score = (Total QSO Points) x (Total Different SPC's).
SPC Definition: S = U.S. States, P = Canadian Provinces, C = DXCC Countries
First U.S. station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).
First VE station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and province).
First Alaska station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).
First Hawaii station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).
Washington, DC counts as Maryland (MD).
Place certificates will be sent for each category. The TOP DAWG will receive a special certificate and a Rollo Dog Tag.
All Ø7Ø Club member entries received will automatically qualify for an endorsement sticker.
All entries must be received by (ONE (1) week after the PSKFest). Entries with excessive dupes will be listed as check logs. All entries are subject to verification.
PLEASE NOTE: Our Scorer has gone offline and we will not be able to upload until we develop a new system. In the meantime, David, K9DWR, has volunteered to collect your emailed logs and parse them manually to determine our winners.
Here is your step-by-step:
1) Create your ADIF Log file in the normal way, including only PSKfest Contest QSOs.
Save your file using YOUR CALL and PSKFEST in the file name. eg.: W9SMR-PSKFEST
2) Attach this ADIF Log to an email and include in the body your:
-Power Level (high power, medium power, low power or QRP)
-Any Comments you wish to make.
The 070 Club reserves the right to disqualify entries deemed not in accordance with the above rules or contrary to the spirit of this event.