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)
0000-2359 UTC On the 1st Saturday following January 1st
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. Highest Ø7Ø Club member score gets Top Dawg and a Rollo Dog Tag!
All Ø7Ø Club member entries received will automatically qualify for an endorsement sticker.
Logfile format: ADIF (why ADIF?)
Please submit logs via the PSKFest Uploader
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.
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.