I P A – R A D I O – C L U B – C O N T E S T

The International Police Association Radio Club (IPARC) invites all radio amateurs of the world to take part in the IPARC-Contest which takes place every year on the first complete weekend in November.
2. og 3. November 2019

1. Modes and times:
CW Saturday 0600 -1000 UTC and 1400 -1800 UTC
SSB Sunday 0600 -1000 UTC and 1400 -1800 UTC

2.Bands:    CW            SSB
80 m    3510 – 3560 khz    3700 – 3800 khz
40 m    7000 – 7025 khz    7060 – 7100 khz, 7130 -7200 kHz
20 m    14000 -14060 khz    14125 -14300 khz
15 m    21000 -21070 khz    21155 -21300 khz
10 m    28000 -28070 khz    28320 -28600 khz

There are no contest qso allowed outside of the above-mentioned frequency ranges referring to IARU Region 1 HF bandplan!

3. Sections:
-A – Multi/Multi, Multi/Single, every club station and special event station
-B – Single Op / Single TRX (personal call sign only, no assistance)
-C – SWL
Remarks: No differentiation between members of IPARC and non-members.
The section must be seen from the log.
Winners (first three stations of each class) will be honoured with a diploma.

4. Calling: CQ IPA Contest

5. Exchange:
RS(T) + current number, each mode beginning with 001.
Members of IPARC in addition “IPA”, IPARC-members of the USA also their state. Exchanging a rapport is allowed once on every band and in every mode.
Generally, it is allowed to operate only with one call sign. Exchanging two rapports with clubstations and in addition their operators is allowed for award hunting, but does count only once for the contest.

6. Points:
-QSO-points: each QSO 1 point, each IPARC-station 5 points.
-Multiplier: each DXCC with IPARC-station / US-State with IPARC-station 1 point on each band.
-Score: each band: summary of QSO-points multiplied by summary of multi-points
-final result: summary of all bands

7. Closing date: 31. December, from 2020 > 30. November
By sending the log, the operator give her/his consent to publish her/his callsign and result in a score list which is available on the IPARC-homepage ( http://www.iparc.de/) or via the contestmanager.

8. Contestmanager: Christiane Ruething, DL4CR, Gauszstr. 55, 63071 Offenbach, Germany – E-mail: ipa-contest@online.de

9. Remarks: This contest is a good chance to work the Sherlock-Holmes-Awards and Sherlock- Holmes-Trophies.It is not longer required to work the awards step by step!

More infos are available on the homepage or by the award-manager:
Roland Starke, DL9GMN, Lindhorstweg 17, 18516 Suederholz, Germany – E-mail: dl9gmn@darc.de


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