FT4 DX Contest 2020 – European FT8 Club
1 – Date
Begins: 29-February-2020 | 12:00 UTC
Ends: 01-March-2020 | 12:00 UTC
2 – Bands and mode
80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters on FT4 mode. Any station may work any other station. Stations may be worked once per band.
3 – Categories
- Single Operator LOW (100 watts or less)
- Single Operator QRP (5 watts or less)
- Multioperator LOW (100 watts or less)
- Multioperator QRP (5 watts or less)
4 – Exchange
4.1 United States: Signal report and State (except KH6 and KL7).
4.2 Canada: Signal report and Province.
4.3 DX: Signal report and consecutive serial number, starting with 001 (including KH6 and KL7).
5 – Scoring
5.1 QSO Points: One point for each completed QSO.
5.2 Multipliers: Each US state (except KH6 and KL7) plus the District of Columbia (DC), Canadian provinces/territories: NB (VE1, 9), NS (VE1), QC (VE2), ON (VE3), MB (VE4), SK (VE5), AB (VE6), BC (VE7), NWT (VE8), NF (VO1), LB (VO2), NU (VYØ), YT (VY1), PEI (VY2) and each DXCC country. KH6 and KL7 count only as separate DXCC entities.
5.2.1 Multipliers count only once (not once per band).
5.2.2 The US and Canada do not count as DXCC entities.
6 – Logs
Suggested frequencies for FT4 mode are: 3.580-3.590, 7.080-7.090, 14.080-14.090, 21.080-21.090 and 28.080-28.090 MHz.
Set the WSJT-X dial frequency to a multiple of 2 kHz, for example, 14.082, 14084 MHz.
Note: The WSJT-X development team proposes that run stations should select integral multiples of 200 Hz as their audio transmit frequencies and check the TX EVEN/1st box. Search and-pounce (S+P) stations should call at frequencies 0, 60, or 120 Hz above the run frequency. The WSJT-X user interface has tools to make these settings easy.
8 – Awards
Certificates will be awarded to all participants and can be downloaded online when available.
FT8 and FT4 frequencies are defined by the mode’s developer for Region 1
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