HamSphere 4.0 Contest Calendar
NameHamSphere 4.0 Benelux contest 2018
DescriptionThis is our 1st Benelux contest to provide contacts with operators from 3 countries located in Benelux area (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg).
ModeSSB
Bands160, 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 11 m
RulesEvery participant can work all stations all over the world. Repeated QSOs with the same operator are valid on every new band. For every valid QSO you will receive points depending on distance between you and operator which you have worked. For every valid QSO with operator from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg you will receive 10 extra points. Multipliers will be every new operator from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg once during all contest. List of territories which are valid for multipliers and extra points is shown below in the Multipliers section. Final result will be calculated as a sum of distance points and extra points multiplied by a number of worked Benelux operators. Do not forget about the 15 minutes rule. 15 minutes must have passed before you can contact the same op on a different band.

CATEGORIES:
1) Group “Europe” (including Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg)
2) Group “Asia”
3) Group “North America and South America”
4) Group "Africa and Oceania"

Prizes:

1st places in every category will receive 30 HS credits
2nd places in every category will receive 20 HS credits
3rd places in every category will receive 10 HS credits
Score CalculationTotal points = (Total points for QSOs distances + Total extra point for QSO with operators from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) multiply by (Total numbers of worked
operators from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg+1)
+1 is for cases, if operator did not work with any operator from Belgium, Netherlands or Luxembourg
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-…)

10 points per every QSO with operators from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg
MultipliersMultipliers:

Every new operator from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg ONE TIME during the contest.

Countries and territories valid for multipliers and extra points:

BELGIUM BE
NETHERLANDS NL
LUXEMBOURG LU
Start date UTC2018-01-20 00:00
End date UTC2018-01-20 23:59
Log deadline UTC2018-01-23 23:59
ManagerUR5FAI
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