THIRTEENTH ANNUAL Ø7Ø CLUB PSKfest

Sponsored by the Penn-Ohio DX Society (PODXS)
 

PURPOSE:

To work as many stations as possible in the allotted time using PSK31 mode.

 

ENTRY CATEGORIES (SINGLE OP ONLY)

QRP Single Band (max power 5 watts output)

QRP Multiband (max power 5 watts output)

Low Power (max power 50 watts output)

Medium Power (max power 100 watts output).

 

DATE: 0000Z-2400 UTC, Saturday, 04 January 2014

 

EXCHANGE:

Call sign, signal report and state/province/country (SPC). Call "CQ PSKFEST".

 

BANDS:

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.

 

SCORING:

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).

 

Scoring Notes:

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).

 

AWARDS:

Top scores for each of the 4 Entry Categories will receive trophies, courtesy of the following:

QRP Single Band - K5PAX

QRP Multiband - KI3F

Low Power - N9JCA

Medium Power - W9SMR

The top 3 scores from each continent will receive a certificate.

All Ø7Ø Club member entries received will automatically qualify for an Attaboy.

For more info on the Ø7Ø Club check out
http://www.podxs070.com.

 

ENTRIES: Send log data showing date, time(z), band, exchange received and claimed score. For entries with 100 contacts or more include a dupe sheet listing contacts in call sign alphanumeric order. Be sure to also include your call sign, address, e-mail address, entry class and Ø7Ø Club member number if applicable. Send your entry as a .txt file via E-mail (best way) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or via post to:

 

JAY BUDZOWSKI

Ø7Ø CLUB PSKfest

109 S. NORTHVIEW AVE.

NEW CASTLE, PA 16102-1633 USA

All entries must be received by January 18, 2014 (2 weeks after the PSKFest). Entries with excessive dupes will be listed as check logs. All entries are subject to verification.

 

PODXS Ø7Ø Club - http://www.podxs070.com

 

The Penn-Ohio DX Society (PODXS) reserves the right to disqualify entries deemed not in accordance with the above rules or contrary to the spirit of this event. Please direct all inquiries regarding this event to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

73 de Jay N3DQU

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