Memorial Straight Key Contest

G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key Contest (Sep 4, 2300Z to Sep 6, 2300Z)

The International G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key Contest will be 2300 Hrs UTC September 4 through 2300 Hrs UTC September 6, 2019. Everyone is welcome to participate, but only the logs of those using straight keys for all claimed contacts are eligible for awards.

BANDS:

Operation is limited to 3.5, 7, 14, 21, and 28 MHz amateur bands. No WARCs bands.
Work stations only once per band.

ENTRY CLASSES:
There are three entry classes: QRO, QRP, and Club:
Entry class MUST be shown on logs to be considered for entry in a particular class, or will be assumed QRO. An entry must be ONE class only, no combination of classes is allowed.

CALL:
CQ FS (short for fists straight = straight key)

EXCHANGE:
The following information must be exchanged by both stations to count as a valid contest QSO:
For FISTS members:
RST, U.S. state/Canadian province/DXCC country, first name, FISTS number.
For non-FISTS members:
RST, U.S. state/Canadian province/DXCC country, first name, Power output.

MULTIPLIERS:
Each U.S. State and Canadian province counts as 1 multiplier. Count each only once, no matter how many times worked.
Each DXCC entity counts as 1 multiplier. Count each no matter how many times worked.

SCORING:
Each QSO with a FISTS member: 5 points.
Each QSO with a non-FISTS member: 2 points.
Final score is total QSO points times multipliers.

LOGS:
Logs header information must indicate type of key used. Please send Cabrillo or Text files ONLY.
Mail or E-Mail your log within 30 days to: g3zqslogs@fistsna.org

Karl Zuk N2KZ
15 Flintlock Ridge Rd.
Katonah, NY 10536

Mere information omkring FISTS: https://www.fistsna.org/operating.html
https://fists.co.uk/index.htm

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