DigiFest 2013 contest

    DigiFest is sponsored:

    by Kyiv DX and Contest Club with support of

    - MixW team
    - Rig Expert Ukraine, Ltd.
   
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DIGIFEST RULES 2013

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Cabrillo logs to be sent to: digifest_robot@mixw.net
Or upload to http://mixw.net/misc/DigiFest/digifest_log.php

1. Competition (unconventional digimodes):

    All over the world

2. Date and time:

      I Period 04:00 UTC - 12:00 Saturday 1 June 2013
     II Period 20:00 UTC - 04:00 Saturday 1 June / Sunday 2 June 2013
    III Period 12:00 UTC - 20:00 Sunday 2 June 2013

    1-th full weekend in June every year.

3. Modes:

    RTTY75 (75 baud)
    BPSK 63
    MFSK 16
    HELLSCHREIBER
    OLIVIA (250 Hz, 4 tones)

4. Bands:

    80 meters band (3.5 MHz)
    40 meters band (7 MHz)
    20 meters band (14 MHz)
    15 meters band (21 MHz)
    10 meters band (28 MHz)

    Dupes are allowed on different bands or different modes on the same band.
    In other words work station ones per band per mode (5 QSO’s in different modes will be counted per each band).
    Please leave PSK31 band (14070...14071) for non-contest operation.
   
5. Categories:

    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 24            (All Modes, All Bands, 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 24            (All Modes, All Bands, 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8            (All Modes, All Bands, any 8 hours)*
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8            (All Modes, All Bands, any 8 hours)*
       
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH RY 24        (All Bands, Single Mode RTTY 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH PK 24        (All Bands, Single Mode PSK 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH MK 24        (All Bands, Single Mode MFK 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH HE 24        (All Bands, Single Mode Hellschreiber 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH OL 24        (All Bands, Single Mode Olivia 24 Hours)

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW RY 24        (All Bands, Single Mode RTTY 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW PK 24        (All Bands, Single Mode PSK 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW MK 24        (All Bands, Single Mode MFK 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW HE 24        (All Bands, Single Mode Hellschreiber 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW OL 24        (All Bands, Single Mode Olivia 24 Hours)

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH RY 8        (All Bands, Single Mode RTTY 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH PK 8        (All Bands, Single Mode PSK 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH MK 8        (All Bands, Single Mode MFK 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH HE 8        (All Bands, Single Mode Hellschreiber 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH OL 8        (All Bands, Single Mode Olivia 8 Hours)

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW RY 8        (All Bands, Single Mode RTTY 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW PK 8        (All Bands, Single Mode PSK 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW MK 8        (All Bands, Single Mode MFK 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW HE 8        (All Bands, Single Mode Hellschreiber 8 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW OL 8        (All Bands, Single Mode Olivia 8 Hours)
           
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 80M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 80M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 40M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 40M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 20M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 20M)   
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 15M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 15M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 10M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 10M)

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 80M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 80M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 40M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 40M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 20M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 20M)   
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 15M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 15M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 10M 24        (All Modes, Single Band 10M)

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 80M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 80M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 40M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 40M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 20M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 20M)   
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 15M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 15M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH 10M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 10M)

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 80M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 80M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 40M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 40M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 20M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 20M)   
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 15M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 15M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW 10M 8        (All Modes, Single Band 10M)

    MULTI-OP ALL HIGH 24             (Single Transmitter, All Modes, All Bands)

    *The start of 8-hour entry is the first QSO time.
     The breaks minimum is 1 hour each.
     The contacts made after of 8-hour limit are counted for other participants.

    LOW - Max peak power 100 watts
    HIGH - Max peak power 1000 watts

6. Exchange:

    Signal report + four-digit Grid Square (Example: 599 KO50).

7. QSO points:

    1 point per 1 Km of distance (calculated by centers of Grid Squares).
    No need to calculate by participant.
   
8. Multiplier:

    The number of Grid Squares (once per log).

9. Scoring:

    The sum of QSO points multiplied by multiplier = TOTAL SCORE.

10. Disqualification:

    For usage of PSK31 band (14070...14071).
    For transmission over NCDXF beacons on 14100, 21150 and 28200.
    For two signals on one or many bands simultaneously.

11. Cabrillo logs are accepted within 7 days after the contest end:

    Upload via http://mixw.net/misc/DigiFest/digifest_log.php
    Or send e-mail to: digifest_robot@mixw.net

    Modes in the log are marked by two character code as follows:

    RY = RTTY
    OL = OLIVIA
    PK = PSK (or PS)
    MK = MFSK16 (or MF)
    HE = HELLSCHREIBER

    The log example:

    START-OF-LOG: 2.0
    CALLSIGN: UX1UA *
    CATEGORY: SOAL8 *
    CONTEST: DIGIFEST
    CREATED-BY: MixW 3.01
    NAME: Sergei Litvinov *
    ADDRESS: P.O.Box 111 *
    ADDRESS: Kyiv 01001 *
    ADDRESS: UKRAINE *
    E-MAIL: ux1ua@qsl.net *
    OPERATORS: *
    QSO: 14081 RY 2008-06-07 1321 UX1UA      599 KO50   UT2UZ      599 KO50  
    QSO: 14079 PK 2008-06-07 1322 UX1UA      599 KO50   UT7U      599 KO40  
    QSO: 14075 HE 2008-06-07 1323 UX1UA      599 KO50   S56P      599 JN76
    END-OF-LOG:

    Fields marked by asterisks (*) must be filled in.

12. Awards, prizes and trophies (will be sent to home address indicated in the log):

    12.1. USB Interfaces RigExpert Standard for the high score winners in the following categories:

    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 24 (two prizes - Europe and the rest of the World)

    12.2. USB Interfaces RigExpert Standard for the high score winners in the following categories:

    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 24 (two prizes - Europe and the rest of the World)
 
    12.3. USB Interfaces RigExpert Standard for the high score winners in the following categories:
 
    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8

    12.4. T-shirts for the winners in the following categories (there must be at least 3 participants in the respective category and 50 QSOs         in the log):

    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HIGH (each Mode)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE LOW (each Mode)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND HIGH (each Band)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND LOW (each Band)
    MULTI-OP ALL HIGH
   
    as well as to the 2-d and 3-rd places in the following categories:

    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 24
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 24
    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8

    12.5. Awards (laminated paper) to every participant with more than 200 QSOs in the log.

13. Contact information:

    Cabrillo logs to be sent to: digifest_robot@mixw.net
    Or upload to http://mixw.net/misc/DigiFest/digifest_log.php

    E-mail:        digifest_info@mixw.net
            ux1ua@qsl.net

    Web sites:    http://www.mixw.net/misc/DigiFest/index.html
            http://www.rigexpert.com/index?s=main&f=digifest


    13.04.2013






 
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