HamSphere 4.0 Contest Calendar
NameHamSphere 4.0 French DX contest 2016
DescriptionDue to the tragic Bastille Day attack in Nice we will dedicate this French DX contest 2016 to the victims of this horrible act and to the French people to show our sympathy and support. We will have a 1 minute silence between 00.00 and 00:01 UTC to honor the victims and their families..

Contest info:
Work as many operators from France and its territories on other continents as possible for multipliers and also with operators from all over the world for points.

1st places in every category will receive 40 HS credits
2nd places in every category will receive 25 HS credits
3rd places in every category will receive 15 HS credits
ModeUSB, LSB
Bands160 m, 80 m, 40 m, 30 m, 20 m, 17 m, 12 m, 11 m
RulesEvery participant can work all stations all over the world. Dupes are valid on every new band. For every valid confirmed QSO you will receive points depending on distance between you and operator which you have worked. Multipliers will be every new French and French territories operator once during all contest. List of territories which are valid for multipliers is shown below in the Multipliers section. Final result will be calculated as points for every valid confirmed QSO multiplied by multipliers for French and French territories stations. QSL exchange is needed. Note, that only confirmed QSOs will be valid. Do not forget about the 15 minutes rule. You can contact with same station on other band only after 15 minutes . So if you have worked 5B4AIT on 11 m, you can contact with him on 80 m only after 15 minutes.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Contest will be divided into 2 parts. 1st part is first day (begins from 0:00 UTC 16 of July 2016 till 23:59 UTC 16 of July 2016) of the contest on bands 160 m, 40 m, 20 m and 12 m. 2nd part is second day (from 0:00 UTC 17 of July 2016 till 23:59 UTC 17 of July 2016) of the contest on bands 80 m, 30 m, 17 m and 11 m. But all final results will be calculated for 2 days contest.
CATEGORIES:
1) Category “Europe” (including France)
2) Category “Asia, Africa, Oceania” (including Reunion, Mayotte, French Southern Territories, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna)
3) Category “North America and South America” (including French Guiana, St Pierre and Miquelon, Martinique, Guadeloupe)
1st places in every category will receive 40 HS credits
2nd places in every category will receive 25 HS credits
3rd places in every category will receive 15 HS credits
Score CalculationSummary points for every valid confirmed QSO multiply by multipliers for French and French territories stations.
Max Power100 Watts
ExchangeRS + Serial numbers (beginning from 001)
QSO Points1 point per QSO (0-500 km)
2 points per QSO (500 km-2500 km)
3 points per QSO (2500 km-5000 km)
4 points per QSO (5000 km-10000 km)
5 points per QSO (10000 km-…)
MultipliersEvery new French and French territories station ONCE during the contest
Countries and territories valid for multipliers:
FRANCE (INCLUDING CORSICA) FR 14 F
FRENCH GUIANA GF 22 FY
FRENCH POLYNESIA PF 201 FO
FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES TF 124 FB8Z
GUADELOUPE GP 196 FG
MARTINIQUE MQ 136 FM
MAYOTTE YT 189 FH
NEW CALEDONIA NC 172 FK
REUNION RE 173 FR
SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON PM 141 FP
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS WF 210 FW
Start date UTC2016-07-16 00:00
End date UTC2016-07-17 23:59
Log deadline UTC2016-07-19 00:00
ManagerPavel UR5FAI
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