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Rules

* If you want to be one of the trophy donors for some category, please call us for details.

Any help is much appreciated !

Date and period: The first full weekend of October ( 5/6 October 2019 ) from 06:00 UTC on Saturday till 18:00 UTC on Sunday

Period of operation: 36 hours. Single Operator stations may operate for only 24 of these 36 hours – off times must
be a minimum of 60 minutes during which no QSO can be logged. Multi operator stations may operate for the full 36 hours.

Band and mode: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 m ; CW, SSB. All participants must observe IARU band plan.
* Recommended frequencies for SSB:
3700 - 3750, 7080 - 7130, 14125 - 14175, 21150 - 21200, 28400 - 28450 Khz
The same station may be worked once on CW and once on SSB on each band.
* Single operator can take part in several single band categories (e. g. D20, D4­0, D80....).
Separate logs for each category ! or main category for place, others for check log.
Only one transmitted signal is allowed at any given time.

Categories:

NON TRC members
RUSSIA - Top score regardless of categories
BULGARIA - Top score regardless of categories
SO/AB/MIX/HP - Single Operator / All Bands / Mixed / High Power
SO/AB/MIX/LP - Single Operator / All Bands / Mixed / Low Power
SO/AB/CW/HP - Single Operator / All Bands / CW / High Power
SO/AB/CW/LP - Single Operator / All Bands / CW / Low Power
SO/AB/SSB/HP - Single Operator / All Bands / SSB / High Power
SO/AB/SSB/LP - Single Operator / All Bands / SSB / Low Power
SO/TB/MIX/HP - Single Operator / Three Bands / High Power
SO/TB/MIX/LP - Single Operator / Three Bands / Low Power
SO/10 - Single Operator - 10M / Mixed
SO/15 - Single Operator - 15M / Mixed
SO/20 - Single Operator - 20M / Mixed
SO/40 - Single Operator - 40M / Mixed
SO/80 - Single Operator - 80M / Mixed
MO/ST/AB/MIX - Multi Op's / Single Transmiter / All Bands / Mixed
SO/AB/MIX/QRP - Single Operator / All Bands / Mixed / QRP

TRC members
BULGARIA - Top score regardless of categories
SO/AB/MIX/HP - Single Operator / All Bands / Mixed / High Power
SO/AB/MIX/LP - Single Operator / All Bands / Mixed / Low Power
SO/AB/CW/HP - Single Operator / All Bands / CW / High Power
SO/AB/CW/LP - Single Operator / All Bands / CW / Low Power
SO/AB/SSB/HP - Single Operator / All Bands / SSB / High Power
SO/AB/SSB/LP - Single Operator / All Bands / SSB / Low Power
SO/TB/MIX/HP - Single Operator / Three Bands / High Power
SO/TB/MIX/LP - Single Operator / Three Bands / Low Power
SO/10 - Single Operator - 10M / Mixed
SO/15 - Single Operator - 15M / Mixed
SO/20 - Single Operator - 20M / Mixed
SO/40 - Single Operator - 40M / Mixed
SO/80 - Single Operator - 80M / Mixed
MO/ST/AB/MIX - Multi Op's / Single Transmiter / All Bands / Mixed
SO/AB/MIX/QRP - Single Operator / All Bands / Mixed / QRP

* Low Power - maximum 100 watts output power
* QRP - output power must not exceed 5 watts on any band at any time!

Exchange:
For non TRC stations : RS(T) + Serial number ( 59 001 or 599 001 )
For TRC Stations: RS(T) + Serial number + TRC ( 59 001TRC or 599 001TRC )

QSO points:
A station may be worked on each band twice - CW and SSB
- Contacts between stations on different continents are worth two (2) points
- Contacts between stations on the same continent are worth one (1) point
- 10 points for each QSO with TRC station
- Contacts between TRC members - 1 point

Multiplier:
1. Countries by DXCC list on each band - once on CW, once on SSB
2. TRC DXCC countries on each band ( only if you have worked TRC participants from these countries in the contest ).
Once on CW, once on SSB

Final score:
The sum of QSO points multiplied by final multiplier

Example:
* If you are TRC member: - LZ1YE

QSO:
Freq.
Mode
Date
Time
Callsign
sent
callsign
rcvd
mult 1
mult 2
points
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 01 LZ1YE 599 001TRC LZ1QZ 599 001
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 02 LZ1YE 599 002TRC LZ3ZZ 599 001TRC
-
1
1
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 03 LZ1YE 59 003TRC LZ3ZZ 59 002
1
1
1
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 05 LZ1YE 59 004TRC LZ1QZ 59 002TRC
-
1
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 07 LZ1YE 599 005TRC K1AAA 599 001
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 08 LZ1YE 59 006TRC K1AAA 59 002
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 09 LZ1YE 599 007TRC VE2FK 599 001TRC
1
1
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 10 LZ1YE 599 008TRC VE1XXX 599 002
-
-
2
END-OF-LOG:
 


Score:8 QSO's - 11 QSO points X 8 mult = 88 points

* If you are not TRC member:

QSO:
Freq.
Mode
Date
Time
Callsign
sent
callsign
rcvd
mult 1
mult 2
points
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 01 LZ3FF 599 001 LZ1QZ 599 001
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 02 LZ3FF 599 002 LZ3ZZ 599 001TRC
1
1
10
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 03 LZ3FF 59 003 LZ1QZ 59 002
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 05 LZ3FF 59 004 LZ3ZZ 599 002TRC
-
-
10
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 07 LZ3FF 599 005 K1AAA 599 001
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 08 LZ3FF 59 006 K1AAA 59 002
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 09 LZ3FF 599 007 VE2FK 599 001TRC
1
1
10
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 10 LZ3FF 599 008 VE1XXX 599 002
-
-
2
END-OF-LOG:
 

Score: 8 QSO's - 38 QSO points X 8 mult = 304 point

Plaques & Awards:

Plaques ( Cups ) & Awards are awarded to recognize top performance in a number of categories.

  

* Plaques: if minimum 500 valid contacts for three and multi bands categories, 250 for SO/AB/SSB & QRP categories and 200 for single band categories.
* Special awards for all TRC members in the contest with more 150 valid qso's.
* Contest award for country winners ( if minimum 200 valid contacts ) and category winners ( if not 200 valid contacts ) - electronic format
* Contest award - by request ( on your postal address or via e-mail ). Ask for details.
* Contest QSO’s are valid for all TRC awards
* Because lots of people are changing quite often their addresses... plaques & awards will be send just to the comfirmed winnner's addresses after the contest ! Pse don't forget to do that ! Tnx.

Paper LOGs:
Separate logs for each band + summary sheet are required.
Please, send your log to:
Atanas Kolev, POBox 49, 6100 Kazanlak, Bulgaria

Electronic LOGs:
Please, send your e-log ( preferably in CABRILLO format ) to: 
http://ua9qcq.com

* If any problems, send your logs via: 
trcdxc(at)trcdx.org or ask for help.


Be sure to put the station call sign in the "Subject:" line.

Head of Cabrillo format:

START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TRC-DX
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: ALL
CATEGORY-POWER: HIGH
CATEGORY-MODE: MIXED
CATEGORY-OVERLAY: TRC  (only for TRC members)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

Row: CATEGORY-OVERLAY: TRC  (only for TRC members)

Don't forget that ! :)

LOG DEADLINE:

All entries must be sent WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS after the end of the contest: no later than 23:59 UTC October 13, 2019. Resubmitting an entry after the deadline will result in it being considered as a late log. Logs submitted or postmarked after the deadline may be listed in the results, but are not eligible for awards.

Paper Logs Deadline: 15 days after the contest - October 21, 2019 (post seal being decisive)

General Log Submission Requirements 1. Submit your log in the CABRILLO format created by all major logging programs. 2. We need electronics logs! The TRC Contest Committee requires electronics log for every possible high-scored entry. 3. All times must be in GMT. 4. All sent and received exchanges are to be logged. 5. Filename for the log should be yourcall.log. 6. In the header part of the electronic log submission you MUST specify a category of entrance and the full postal address for dispatch to the participant trophies & awards . 7. Hand-written log can be made in chronological order or have separate sheet for each band. Each QSO must contain call sign, time, band, RS(RST), exchange number (both sent and received - even for check logs). 8. Points and final score calculations are not necessary, calculations are done by our software. 9. Dupes should not be marked or deleted. 10. TRC Contest Committee decisions are final.

 

 

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