DATE: The last Sunday of October
Single operator only.
Simultaneous transmit by 2 TX is not allowed.
Use of 2nd receiver (separate or built-in) is allowed.
Straight Key or its equivalent which has only one mechanical contacts and operating manually.
No Electronic Keyer, No Bug Key, No Double Speed (Side Swiper) is allowed.
[General] No power limitation,
[QRP] TX output less than or equal 5W,
(To change categories after submission of logs is not allowed.)
MODE: CW (A1A) only
CALL: CQ A1 TEST
RST+Last Two Digit of CW Licensed Year.
(e.g. If you got CW operable license in 1975 and RST is 599, then you shall send 59975.)
Number of different Two Digit of Licensed Yaer per band
Same station may be worked only once on the per band
FINAL SCORE: [Number of QSOs] x [Number of Multipliers]
AWARDS: Top three of [General] and [QRP] will be awarded respectively. And Top of the [SWL] will be awarded.
Cabrillo format is strongly recommended.
ASCII format or other internationally recognized format may be accepted.
DEADLINE: Log shall be submitted within 2 weeks after the contest date.
The log shall be submitted to following address by e-mail.
Log must be sent as an attached file and the subject must be your callsign.
Correction of your log may be alowed only once before deadline
date of log submission.
In such a case, reason and points corrected shall be mentioned clearly.
Any decision not mentioned in this rule shall be made by the Contest
Committee of A1 Club.
CONTEST RESULTS: will be available on the A1 Club Web site.(sory in Japanese only)
A1 CLUB English portal