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SEANET CONTEST 2012
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Thank you to all who had
participated in the SEANET 2012 contest. Winners will be announced
during the SEANET 2012 Convention .
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of the SEANET Convention 2012 invite all radio amateurs and short-wave
listeners to participate in the SEANET 2012 Contest. This contest is
with the 40th annual SEANET Convention to be held in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia, over the
to 27 November 2012.
two-way amateur radio communications within the SEANET region and
between the SEANET
region and the rest of the world. Special SWL rules: see section
Saturday to 1200UTC Sunday on the first full weekend
each year. In 2012, the dates are:
on 2 June 2012,
on 3 June 2012 (duration 24 hours).
40, 20, 15
and 10 metre bands (no WARC bands).
should be used as appropriate to the mode and station licence but it is
suggested that activity should be centred around the following
where possible, so that it is easy to find SEANET Stations:
SSB and /
or RTTY may be used. There are no single-mode sections.
operator (Rest of the World)
Multi-operator (Rest of the World).
single-operator and multi-operator stations may use any or all bands
(10 – 80m)
and any or all modes (CW, SSB, RTTY). All stations may use Internet
Cluster ‘spotting’. Any number of
transceivers or receivers may be
used, but only one signal may be transmitted at any one time (there is
or ‘Multi-Multi’ category).
in the regulations governing the licence of the station.
plus serial number starting with 001.
Stations may contact Rest of the World
stations and SEANET
Stations, including those within their own
of the World stations may only contact
of this contest a “SEANET Station” is defined as
one operating from the
following DXCC entities:
the DXCC entities in CQ Zones 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
29. Note: The
definition of a SEANET Station is based on its
DXCC entity, not the CQ Zone, therefore VK stations
Zone 30 and BY stations located in Zone 23 also count as multipliers.
included as multipliers are Antarctica in Zone 29, or other DXCC
happen to be in Zones 23 and 30.
count 1 point per QSO.
contact is allowed on each band with the same station (not one
contact on each mode).
claim one multiplier for each DXCC entity worked on each band,
in the SEANET region and in their own country.
World stations can only claim multipliers for DXCC entities within the
region: see the entity list above.
counts once on each band (not mode).
number of QSO points multiplied by the total number of multipliers
on cross modes or cross bands will
are not allowed to transmit more
than one signal at any one time.
which contain errors or unmarked
duplicates are liable to a reduction of points.
entrant who uses methods contrary to the
spirit of the contest may be subject to disqualification.
decision of the SEANET contest organisers
shall be final.
LOGS AND SUMMARY SHEETS:
Entries may be in the form of hand-written logs
with a summary sheet or, preferably, by computer log also with a
required for each claimed contact is:
Band Mode (CW / SSB /
RTTY) Report sent (RS[T])serial
number Report received
(RS[T]) serial number Claimed multipliers.
contacts should be logged but marked clearly as duplicates
(“Dupe”) and scored
at zero points.
hand-written and computerised logs must
be accompanied by a Summary Sheet listing the claimed multipliers on
the number of claimed contacts and multipliers per band, the final
score, and a declaration that the station was operated within the terms
station licence and the rules and spirit of the contest.
logs can be in any ASCII (text)
format, including ‘Cabrillo’. Please do not send
files. The Summary Sheet should also be in ASCII / text format.
Note: It is
recommended that entries be made using any
standard contest logging program in ‘ARRL DX
Contest’ mode as if you
were a North American station and then scored manually. Manual
scoring is very easy: it is simply the number of valid QSOs multiplied
total number of multipliers. Almost every contest logging program
ARRL DX Contest and using this contest format allows the received
to be easily logged in place of the received power level. If you do not
have a contest logging program you may download CT by
free of charge from www.k1ea.com
logs must be sent by e-mail by 31
July 2012 to email to :
logs should be sent by air-mail
should be received not later than 31 July 2012.
will be awarded to the highest-scoring entry in each category. If the
entries warrants it, runner-up certificates will also be presented.
awards may be made at the discretion of the SEANET contest organisers.
results will be announced at the SEANET 2012 Convention and will be
on the SEANET 2012 website.
SWL only. Only stations taking part in the Contest may be logged for
purposes. Logs should show in columns:
(UTC); Mode; Band; Callsign of ‘Station Heard’;
Complete exchange sent by this
station; Callsign of ‘Station Worked’; RS(T) report
of ‘Station Heard’ at SWL’s
QTH; Points and multiplier claimed.
of a contest contact are heard they may both be claimed. Both callsigns
be logged in the ‘Station Heard’ column. A station
may only appear once per
band per mode as station heard. In the ‘Station
Worked’ column the same station
may not be logged more than 10 times per band.
amateurs are invited to submit an entry in the SWL section of the
contest if they
do not enter
in the transmitting section.
existence of the SWL section will be re-examined unless the number of
received warrants its inclusion.
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