amateurs to contact as many other
European amateurs and compete for the "European HF Champion" title. Only
EU to EU contacts count, considering CQWW countries list.
Every year, first
Saturday in August, from 12:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC (August 6, 2011).
All amateur bands
from 1.8 MHz through 28 Mhz, except WARC bands.
Appropriate Cabrillo category
ALL HIGH MIXED
ALL LOW MIXED
CW only -
SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH CW
CW only -
SINGLE-OP ALL LOW CW
SSB only -
SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH SSB
SSB only -
SINGLE-OP ALL LOW SSB
output power must not exceed1500
at any time.
output power must not exceed100
at any time.
Competition for all categories:
a) All entrants must operate within the limits of their chosen
category when performing any activity that could affect their submitted
score. Only the entrant’s call sign may be used to aid the entrant’s
b) Only one transmitted signal is allowed at any time. Only one
operator is allowed to perform all of the operating and logging
functions and only one callsign is allowed from a particular radio
c) All operation must take place from one operating site.
Transmitter and receiver must be located within a 500-meter diameter
RS(T) report plus a two digit number, meaning the last two digits of the
year of operator's first ever official amateur radio license(i.e. 59
(9) 82 means that operator received his/her first ever
official amateur radio license in the year 1982).
b) Operators operating from club stations and guest operators
operating from stations owned by other amateurs must sign a two digit
number corresponding to the year of the operator's first ever official
different two-digit numbers, meaning the last two digits of the year of
operator's first ever official amateur radio license. The multiplier is
counted only once per band regardless of mode.
7. QSO POINTS
contact counts one (1) point regardless of mode. The same station may be
worked once per band and mode.
The final score is
the sum of QSO points from all bands multiplied by the sum of
multipliers from all bands.
9. BAND AND
a) In single mode (CW only, SSB only) categories a maximum of ten
(10) band changes may be made in any
clock hour (00 through 59 minutes).
b) In mixed mode (CW/SSB) categories a maximum of ten (10) band and
mode changes may be made in any clock
hour (00 through 59 minutes.
For example, five (5) band plus five (5) mode changes, where band
together with mode change counts as one (1) change.
c) All contacts made after ten (10) band changes in particular hour
as well all QSOs logged on the wrong band or mode will be removed from
10. DXCC ENTITY
A separate list of
DXCC entity scores (the sum of all scores from one DXCC country),
regardless of club affiliation, will be published.
11. AWARDS (Plaques
in all categories will be awarded with plaques. It is strongly
recommended to write exact operating frequency for each QSO in the
Cabrillo log. Only logs with exact written frequencies will be
eligible for the plaques.
Committee will, upon its own judgment, award certain number of
certificates in each category.
a) For broken calls, bad exchanges, QSOs, which do not appear in
correspondent's log and other similar irregularities in the log
QSO points and additional one (1) QSO point for each such error will be
removed. High percentage of bad contacts or violation of contest rules
shall result in dropping participant from the classification.
b) Participants who were disqualified or sanctioned in other
contests in previous year shall result in dropping participant from the
c) Other reasons, like non-submission of information requested from
participant, could also lead to dropping the participant from the
contest rules, unsportsmanlike conduct or very high percentage of
unverifiable QSOs will be deemed sufficient cause for disqualification.
Disqualified operator will not be classified in European HF Championship
standings in the year following disqualification.
reserves its right to use any available technology and to appoint
different persons to check operation of different stations during the
By submitting the
log in the EU HF Contest you agree that:
a)you have read and understood the rules of the contest and agree
to be bound by them,
b)you have operated according to all rules and regulations of your
country that pertain to amateur radio,
c)your log and UBN report may be made open to the public, and
d)all actions and decisions of the Contest Committee are official
16. DEADLINE AND
Cabrillo file format is the standard for logs. All submitted logs in
Cabrillo format must be uploaded from theLog
Submission pageno later than 9 days after the contest (Monday
If you are not
able to submit a Cabrillo format log or should you have other questions,
please contact the organizer at “scc (at) hamradio.si“ for assistance.