After research among the amateurs today announced the return of Araucaria VHF Contest
Autumn’s Edition (in Southern Hemisphere):
From: Saturday 00:00 UTC May 02; 2015.
To: Sunday 16:00 UTC May 03; 2015.
2. Objective: Make the major number of contacts and work different grids
inside the period of the competition. Only point-to-point QSOs allowed (VoIP
links, EME, satellites and repeaters are forbidden). For stations outside South
and Central America the valid QSOs must have to be make with South and/or
Central American stations.
3. Bands: 6 meters (50 MHz) and 2 meters (144 MHz) observing the respective
band plan of each country where you are located.
4. Modes: FM, SSB, CW.
5.1 Single Operator, All Bands;
5.2 Single operator, 50 MHz;
5.3 Single operator, 144 MHz;
5.4 Multi Operator.
6. QSO: The RS or RST exchange plus grid square (the first 4 digits of the WW
Locator). Example: “59 FN32” for SSB and “599 EH33” for CW.
7. Multipliers: The number of different grid squares worked per band
regardless the mode.
8.1. One (1) point for each station worked on 6m, regardless the mode;
8.2. Two (2) points for each station worked on 2m, regardless the mode;
8.3. The final score is the sum of different grid squares worked on each band
multiplied by the sum of the points obtained per band;
9.1. Awards for the best positions of each category in each DXCC country;
9.2. Trophy for the first place of each category in Brazil;
9.3. Trophy for the first place of South America-Central America (expect Brazil);
9.4. Special Trophies: Brazilian expedition with highest score and Class C
Brazilian Ham with major score.
10. Logs: CQWW VHF Contest model supported on several contest’ s software
(N1MM, DX4WIN, etc). It would not be accept paper logs. Send by e-mail the
Cabrillo file until 10 days after the contest. Logs received after that period will be
considered check logs. The email is: firstname.lastname@example.org
a. Just one call must be sent as your respective competitive station during the
b. DX CLUSTER is allowed but without self-spot;
c. Respect the legal limits of your licensee and the amateur radio rules of your
d. Contacts made with stations that did not sent their own logs, but appears at
least on 3 logs received, will have the QSO credits count after cross checking
log received informations;
e. Optimize your station for the best DX performance;
f. Expeditionary: Be AWARE and take in mind the SECURITY FIRST factor for
all contest team;
g. The results will be announced until 90 days after the limit-date for log’s
h. The trophies will be giving to the contester during the annual Araucaria DX
i. The awards will be free for download and press on the Internet;
j. Will be declared the Brazilian VHF Champion the operator or team/group that
made the major score.
k. The station that had severe dad written log and not following these rules will
l. Site of AVHFC: http://www.avhfc.com
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