Let's A1 CONTEST Rule (updated on 2013-10/22)

DATE: The last Sunday of October

TIME: 05:00-11:00UTC

ADMISSION:
 Single operator only.
 Simultaneous transmit by 2 TX is not allowed.
 Use of 2nd receiver (separate or built-in) is allowed.

KEY:
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.


ENTRY CATEGORIES:
 [General] No power limitation,
 [QRP] TX output less than or equal 5W,
 [SWL] SWL
 (To change categories after submission of logs is not allowed.)

FREQ.:
 3.5MHz, 7MHz
 
MODE: CW (A1A) only

CALL: CQ A1 TEST

EXCHANGE:
  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.)

MULTIPLIERS:
 Number of different Two Digit of Licensed Yaer per band

DUPLICATE CONTACTS:
 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.

LOG FORMAT:
 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.

SUBMISSION:
 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.

E-MAIL:


CORRECTION:
 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.

DECISION:
 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)


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