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For new members: http://www.trcdx.org/cf/contact-form.php

Для новых членов: http://www.trcdx.org/cf/contact-form.php

За нови членове: http://www.trcdx.org/cf/contact-form.php

Welcome to our NEW members !

 

* Contest QSO’s are valid for all TRC awards

  

Please if possible send us some photos from your TRC Contest Operation - 2017 !


Rules ( CHANGES_2017 )

BUL

Date and period: The first full weekend of October ( 7/8 October 2017 ) 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
SO/AB/MIX - RUSSIA - Top score regardless of power
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
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 ( 59 001 TRC or 599 001 TRC )


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 0001 TRC LZ1QZ 599 0001
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 02 LZ1YE 599 0002 TRC LZ3ZZ 599 0001TRC
-
1
1
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 03 LZ1YE 599 0003 TRC LZ1QZ 599 0002
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 05 LZ1YE 599 0004 TRC LZ3ZZ 599 0002 TRC
-
1
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 07 LZ1YE 599 0005 TRC K1AAA 599 0001
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 08 LZ1YE 599 0006 TRC K1AAA 599 0002
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 09 LZ1YE 599 0007 TRC VE2FK 599 0001 TRC
1
1
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 10 LZ1YE 599 0008 TRC VE1XXX 599 0002
-
-
2
END-OF-LOG:
 


Score:8 QSO's - 12 QSO points X 8 mult = 96 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 0001 LZ1QZ 599 0001
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 02 LZ3FF 599 0002 LZ3ZZ 599 0001 TRC
1
1
10
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 03 LZ3FF 599 0003 LZ1QZ 599 0002
1
-
1
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 05 LZ3FF 599 0004 LZ3ZZ 599 0002 TRC
-
-
10
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 07 LZ3FF 599 0005 K1AAA 599 0001
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
PH
2017-10-07 06 08 LZ3FF 599 0006 K1AAA 599 0002
1
-
2
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 09 LZ3FF 599 0007 VE2FK 599 0001 TRC
1
1
10
QSO: 14000
CW
2017-10-07 06 10 LZ3FF 599 0008 VE1XXX 599 0002
-
-
2
END-OF-LOG:
 

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

Plaques & Awards:

Plaques & Awards are awarded to recognize top performance in a number of categories. View the current list of our sponsors here: Plaque Sponsors - 2016

 

* 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.
* Contest award for country winners: if minimum 200 valid contacts
* Contest award ( via e-mail in .pdf format ) to all participants – by request !
* 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/en/submit_log.php?lang=en
or via: trcdxc(at)trcdx.org
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 ! :)

Examples lines for Cabrillo format logs:
0000000001111111111222222222233333333334444444444555555555566666666667777777777888888888899
1234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901
QSO: freq  mo date       time call          rst ex1  ex2    call          rst ex1  ex2   
QSO: ***** ** yyyy-mm-dd nnnn ************* nnn **** ****** ************* nnn **** ******
QSO:  3500 CW 2017-10-07 0641 DL7UCX        599 0001        LZ2DD         599 0005 TRC
QSO:  3500 PH 2017-10-07 0641 DL7UCX        59  0002        LZ2DD         59  0006 TRC
QSO:  3500 PH 2017-10-07 0641 DL7UCX        59  0003        LZ1AA         59  0004   
QSO:  3500 CW 2017-10-07 0642 DL7UCX        599 0004        W3DD          599 0005   
QSO:  3500 CW 2017-10-07 0642 DL7UCX        599 0005        W4SS          599 1005 TRC

Examples head for Cabrillo format logs:
SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH MIXED
SINGLE-OP ALL LOW MIXED
SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH CW
SINGLE-OP ALL LOW CW
SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH SSB
SINGLE-OP ALL LOW SSB
SINGLE-OP THREE HIGH
SINGLE-OP THREE LOW
SINGLE-OP 80M HIGH
SINGLE-OP 40M HIGH
SINGLE-OP 20M HIGH
SINGLE-OP 15M HIGH
SINGLE-OP 10M HIGH
SINGLE-OP ALL QRP
MULTI-ONE

LOG DEADLINE:

All entries must be sent WITHIN SEVEN (7) DAYS after the end of the contest: no later than 23:59 UTC October 15, 2017. 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 23, 2017 (post seal being decisive)

Advisable logging software:

GenLog - GenLog v8.27 update  - Created by Dave - W3KM. Thanks !

* Ready for use by NEW rules !

MixW2 - DLL : StatsTRC.dll - Created by Victor - R3BB. Thanks !

* Ready for use by NEW rules !

* TRC members must do that: Configure->Personal data -> County: TRC

N1MM - update N1MM Logger+ Update 1.0.6753.exe - Created by Nick - NA3M. Thanks !

Ready for use by NEW rules !

SD - http://www.ei5di.com/sdhist.html

Ready for use by NEW rules !

UcxLog by DL7UCX: http://www.ucxlog.org/ Version 7.77

Ready for use by NEW rules !

Log4win http://log4win.ucoz.net

TRC CallHistory file - Zip - September 10, 2017 * If you can't find your callsign in the list, please call us . Tnx.

( Thanks Claude, VE2FK - TRC#006 - Canada )


The final score of TRC contest will be announced on TRC Web Site immediately after checking.

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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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