Wake-Up! - "Who will get up, will have a QRP with luck" :-)
||1'st Saturday of March, June, September, December
06:00 - 08:00 UTC
06:00 - 06:29 UTC
06:30 - 06:59 UTC
07:00 - 07:29 UTC
07:30 - 08:00 UTC
||all licensed amateurs
||no more than 5 Watt output
||40 & 20 m, near QRP frequencies
General set-off amongst all participants.
Exchange - Real RST, incremental QSO number starting from 001 (through all periods), previous station's SUFFIX ('QRP' for the first QSO). Example: '579 006 XXX'.
"Sprint" rules are observed. After a complete QSO the "frequency owner" must perform QSY, it's not allowed to stay on particular frequency forever.
Points - 1 point for 1 kilometer in distance between stations (calculated by judge with the contest arbitration software using WW-locators). Duplicate QSOs are allowed in different periods or in the same period but on other band.
Multiplier- Each new station on each new band will gives you a 1 point to multiplier (so one station could give no more than 2 points).
Final result - Multiply total points count by total multipliers count. Calculated by judges.
Logs - Attach your log in Cabrillo format named as call.cbr or call.log or call.txt and send it via e-mail. Write down your callsign in the subject field. By sending your log, it's assuming that you are confirm this contest rules. Signed declaration is not needed. In the log header include your callsign, WW-locator, name, post-office address, e-mail address, your RIGs information: power, TRX, antennas, your additional comments (if any). This information could also be duplicated in the message body.
Logs send deadline: 7 days after the Sprint.
Send your log to:
Prizes - All participants will get an electronic certificates with information like season, place in the rating table and the final score. After all 4 season's contests: spring, summer, autumn, winter, three leaders taking 1'st, 2'nd & 3'rd place who are RU-QRP members, will be awarded with plaques.