145 MHz Russian EME Contest 2020

The 145 MHz Russian EME Contest is intended to encourage worldwide activity on 2m moonbounce, support of VHF activity in remote regions of Russia and around the globe. Each different DXCC country and each Russian region form a multiplier.

1.    Contest Date, Band, and Modes

August 15th 00:00 to August 16th 23:59 UTC (48 hours), 2m Digital and CW

2.    Sections and Awards

No sections. All participated stations will get certificates. The first 10 places will get awards. The winner will get the special trophy prize. All EME-contest novices will get stickers on their certificates. According to the organizer’s decision the stations with a small ERP which showed good results will also be marked by awards.

3.    Rules

For the purpose of the contest, only one scoring per valid QSO with the same callsign can be logged. No other limitations. The use of loggers and cluster is allowed.

4.    Contest Exchange

For a valid EME QSO, both stations must have copied all of the following via the EME radio path:
4.1    Both callsigns from the other station.
4.2    Signal report from the other station.
4.3    R, from the other station, to acknowledge a complete copy of 4.1 & 4.2.

5.    Logs

Logs should be in a usual logbook format. Exported files from logging software are acceptable.
Each QSO: Date/Time, Callsign, Report sent, Report received.
Bottom line: Total QSO points, Total multiplier, total claimed score.

6.    QSO Points

1 point for each QSO completed (random = sked).

7.    Multipliers

Each different DXCC country and each Russian region (…1A, …1C, …1N, etc. – see list of Russian regions on www.rdxc.org/asp/pages/regions.asp) is a multiplier.

8.    Total Score

Score = Total of QSO points * Multiplier.

9.    Contest Entries

Copy of the log with details of points, multipliers, and total points. Also add a name(s) and call(s) of an operator(s), grid locator, the antenna type, and output power. Please add a note if this is the first EME-contest in your life. Other info is welcome: comments, conditions, station details, photographs, etc.

10.    Sending Your Entry

Contest entries must be sent via Email only no later than 14 days after the end of the contest (i.e. by 23:59 UTC, August 30th, 2020) to  russian_eme@srr.ru
All email entries will be acknowledged within 5 days. If not, please resent your entry.


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