December 2, 2011

2st EPC Ukraine DX Contest This Weekend

One of our favorite modes is PSK.  There is an interesting contest this weekend, "2st EPC Ukraine DX Contest."  BPSK63 is a fast mode so there will be plenty of action to keep it interesting.  Here are a few of the details:

The Ukrainian Section of the European PSK Club has the honour to invite radio amateurs from all over the world to participate in the 2st EPC Ukraine DX Contest (EPC-UKR-DX).

Rule overview
  • The contest will be held from 20:00 UTC on Saturday, December 3, 2011 until 19:59 UTC on Sunday, December 4, 2011.
  • This is strictly BPSK63 contest, no other modes are allowed.
  • The output power shall not exceed 100 watts in all categories.
  • Category SOAB-24, SOAB-12, SOLF, SOHF, MOST.
  • Contest call for all participants is «CQ EPCUR TEST».
  • Ukrainian stations should send RSQ plus conventional code of the Ukrainian Administrative Region. Example - 599 UR25.
  • Other stations should send signal report plus QSO number, starting 001. Example – 599 001.
  • Stations in the same DXCC Country are worth 1 point.
  • Stations on the same continent but different DXCC Countries are worth 2 point.
  • Stations on different continents are worth 5 points.
  • Contacts with Ukrainian stations are worth 10 points.
The rules and other information can be found at the contest website in English, on Russian. You should send your log via E-mail: