HamSphere 4.0 Contest Calendar
NameHamSphere 4.0 Pacific Ocean Contest 2018
DescriptionThis is our second HamSphere 4.0 Pacific Ocean contest. Beam your antennas to countries which are washed by the waters of Pacific Ocean.

Winners:
Group A:Europe
Group B: Asia
Group C: North America and South America
Group D: Africa and Oceania

Prizes:
1st places in every groups will receive 30 HS credits
2nd places in every groups will receive 20 HS credits
3rd places in every groups will receive 10 HS credits
ModeSSB
Bands60, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 11, 10 m
RulesYou can work all stations (from Pacific and non-Pacific areas) and you will receive points for every QSOs depending on distance between you and operators. You will receive 10 extra points for each contact made with a station from country/territory that is placed on the Additional Points List.

You will receive 1 point for multiplier for every new worked country and territory washed by the Pacific ocean on every new band. So if you worked with Australia on 4 different bands, you will receive 4 multipliers for Australia. List of countries and territories valid for multipliers is given bellow in the multipliers section of this rules.

Repeated QSOs with the same operator are valid on every new band.

Do not forget about 15 minutes rule. 15 minutes must have passed before you can contact the same op on a different band.
Score CalculationFinal result = (Total points for distance + Total extra points) x (Total number of multipliers on every band+1)

+1 is for cases if operator did not work any Pacific Ocean country or territory.
Max Power100 Watts
ExchangeRS + Serial numbers (starting from 001)
QSO PointsYou will get 10 extra points for each contact with the station from the following list:

American Samoa AS
Australia AU
Banaba island 5I
Central Kiribati 5C
Chatham islands 4C
Cook islands CK
Easter island 2E
Eastern Kiribati 5E
Fiji FJ
French Polynesia PF
Guam GU
Kiribati KI
Marshall islands MH
Micronesia FM
Nauru NR
New Caledonia NC
New Zealand NZ
Niue NU
Norfolk island NF
Norfolk island 1N
North Cook islands 5A
Northern Mariana islands MP
Palau PW
Papua New Guinea PG
Pitcairn PN
Samoa WS
Solomon islands SB
South Cook islands 5B
Timor-Leste TL
Tokelau TK
Tonga TO
Tuvalu TV
United States Minor Outlying islands UM
Vanuatu VU
Wallis and Futuna islands WF
Western Kiribati 5W

Distance score:

1 point per QSO (0-1500 km)
2 points per QSO (1500 km-3500 km)
3 points per QSO (3500 km-7500 km)
4 points per QSO (7500 km-15000 km)
5 points per QSO (15000+ km)
MultipliersMultipliers are every new worked country and territory washed by the waters of Pacific Ocean on every new band. For example, if you have worked with Australia on 4 different bands, you will receive 4 multipliers for Australia.

List of countries and territories valid for multipliers:

American Samoa AS
Australia AU
Banaba island 5I
Brunei BN
Cambodia KH
Canada CA
Central Kiribati 5C
Chatham islands 4C
Chile CL
China CN
Colombia CO
Cook islands CK
Costa Rica CR
Easter island 2E
Eastern Kiribati 5E
Ecuador EC
El Salvador SV
Fiji FJ
French Polynesia PF
Guam GU
Guatemala GT
Hong Kong HK
Indonesia ID
Japan JP
Kiribati KI
Macau MO
Malaysia MY
Marshall islands MH
Mexico MX
Micronesia FM
Nauru NR
New Caledonia NC
New Zealand NZ
Nicaragua NI
Niue NU
Norfolk island NF
Norfolk island 1N
North Cook islands 5A
North Korea KP
Northern Mariana islands MP
Palau PW
Panama PA
Papua New Guinea PG
Peru PE
Philippines PH
Pitcairn PN
Russian Federation RU
Samoa WS
Singapore SG
Solomon islands SB
South Cook islands 5B
South Korea KR
Spratly islands 2S
Taiwan TW
Thailand TH
Timor-Leste TL
Tokelau TK
Tonga TO
Tuvalu TV
United States US
United States Minor Outlying islands UM
Vanuatu VU
Vietnam VN
Wallis and Futuna islands WF
Western Kiribati 5W
Start date UTC2018-03-24 00:00
End date UTC2018-03-24 23:59
Log deadline UTC2018-03-28 23:59
ManagerUR5FAI
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