Mission: Providing a practice opportunity for HAM radio operators. Instilling and developing competitive ability. Strengthening the bond between operators of all ages.
Time: April 18, 15:00-15:49 UT. Comprises five 10-minute periods (00-09, 10-19... 40-49 mins). One contact per station per period and mode may be logged (for a total of 10).
Participants: Any HAM radio operator who agrees to the terms and conditions included in the contest announcement.
Individual HAM radio operators (all stations participating)
Junior (license-holders) - up to age 25
Junior with supervision (without license) - up to age 25
Old timer – age 70 and above
Frequency: 144035-144150 kHz CW and 144150-144390 kHz SSB.
Modes: CW (A1A), SSB (A3J).
Reporting: RS(T) + age (as of January 1 – e.g. if the contestant turned 17 on February 5, 16 will be transmitted) + QRA Locator (e.g. HA5KYZ 599 27 JN97DE)
Scoring: The points for a QSO is calculated as a sum of the points for the age of the operator plus the distance calculated by the QRA Locators!
Ages <10 - 500 points
Ages 10-13 - 400 points (10,11,12,13)
Ages 14-18 – 300 points (14,15,16,17,18)
Ages 19-25 - 200 points (19,20,21,22,23,24,25)
Ages 26-69 - 100 points (26,27,...68,69)
Ages 70-75 - 200 points (70,71,72,73,74,75)
Ages 76-80 - 300 points (76,77,78,79,80)
Ages 81-85 - 400 points (81,82,83,84)
Ages ≥ 85 - 500 points (85,86...)
Multipliers: Various ages/ mode.
Total Score: the sum of points for valid contacts multiplied by the applicable multipliers
Evaluation: All HAM radio stations submitting a log will be evaluated.
Log: In EDI format.
Submission Deadline: Midnight, April 21.
All Logs must be sent to: https://log.mrasz.hu
Announcement of Results: The final results will be published on the MRASZ website (www.mrasz.hu) within 60 days after the contest.
Awards: All operators submitting a valid log will receive a commemorative