Krivbass Cup 2015
February 1, 2015
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of open regional contest on HF waves
“Krivbass Cup 2015”
Contest devoted to the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the 71st
anniversary of liberation of the city of Krivoy Rog and the 50th anniversary of the sports-technical
radio club “Krivbass”.
The hosts of the contest are:
Krivoy Rog Regional Office of Radio Amateurs League
Krivoy Rog Radio-Technical School of the Company for Assisting the Defense of Ukraine
1. Aims and objectives:
1.1. Propaganda of radio sport, HF contesting and increasing of activity on HF bands.
1.2. Attracting the largest number of radio amateurs to create hardware for long-distance
connections on HF bands.
1.3. Performing sporting standards and conditions of amateur diplomas.
1.4. Discovering the best amateurs.
1.5. Radio amateurs of Ukraine and other countries are invited to participate in the competition.
1.6. Judging of the competition is provided by the Chief Jury appointed by the Order of Krivoy Rog
Radio-Technical School of the Company for Assisting the Defense of Ukraine
2. Contest periods,modes and bands:
2.1. This contest are held under steady-state or field conditions. For all amateur radio stations only
one transmitter can be used in each of the ranges at the given time.
2.2. Competitions are held on the third Friday of February-in 2015 on February 20th, from 19.00 till
23.30 UTC on the bands 1.8 and 3.5MHz.
SSB tour - from 19.00 till 20.30 UTC
CW tour - from 20.30 till 22.00 UTC
RTTY tour - from 22.00 till 23.30 UTC
Each round consists of 3 mini-tours 30 minutes each. Duplicate contacts are allowed in each
mini-tour on different bands.
2.3. Discrepancy of communication time in reports - no more than +/- 3 minutes, communication
time in the reports - UTC.
2.4. Transitions from band to band are allowed not as often as in 5 minutes.
A. Single operator two bands MIX (CW, SSB, RTTY), SO AB MIX.
B. Single operator two bands SSB, SO AB SSB.
C. Single operator two bands CW, SO AB CW.
D. Single operator two bands RTTY, SO AB RTTY.
E. Single operator 80m MIX, SOSB 80M MIX.
F. Single operator 80m SSB, SOSB 80M SSB.
G. Single operator 80m CW, SOSB 80M CW.
H. Single operator 80m RTTY, SOSB 80M RTTY.
I. Single operator 160m MIX, SOSB 160M MIX.
J. Single operator 160m SSB, SOSB 160M SSB.
K. Single operator 160m CW, SOSB 160M CW.
L. Single operator 160m RTTY, SOSB 160M RTTY.
M. Multy operators (collective radio stations) MIX, MO AB MIX.
N. School collective radio stations YC.
O. Report for control (CHECK LOG).
A participant may not be declared in several subcategories.
In case a participant worked in the competition with two or more types of modulation, and claims
only one, then he needs to provide non-core logs for judging as CHECK LOG separately from the
Ukrainian participants give the usual RST and the two-letter abbreviation of the region (Krivoy Rog
- RST and the two-letter abbreviation for the district).
Foreign participants – give RST and a serial number of connection. Numeration of connections is
Multipliers are regions of Ukraine and administrative districts of Krivoy Rog on each band once in
For connecting Krivoy Rog stations 2 points are awarded, connecting the rest of participants - one
point. The amount of points is determined by multiplying the number of points for connection with
the total number of multipliers.
6. Contest awards.
6.1. Winners of groups A and M will be awarded with cups and diplomas of the 1st degree.
6.2. Winners of other subcategories are awarded with medals and diplomas of the 1st degree.
6.3. Participants winning the 2nd and the 3rd prizes in the subcategories are awarded with
corresponding medals and diplomas.
6.4. Sponsors are welcomed.
7.1 Logs are accepted in electronic format Cabrillo. File as “mycall.cbr” for example (ut2ea.cbr). In
this case you can use the following programs: 5MContest, Ucx Log, TACLOG, UA4NAL, N1MM
7.2 In the line CATEGORY you must specify the category A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N,
which states your radio stations. Sending report marked CHECK LOG is allowed.
7.3 Paper reports will not be accepted.
7.4 Reports will be accepted until 23.59 UTC March 06th, 2015 ,send mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions (not for submitting logs): email@example.com
In line CATEGORY you must specify the category in which your radio station is stated SOAB MIX,
SOSB 80M CW, MOAB MIX ... etc. Member, providing report for monitoring, marks this line as
In line NAME you must specify FULL NAME, SPORTS CATEGORY, YEAR OF BIRTH.
Configuration of electronic journals software is similar to Ukrainian DX Contest. You only need to
add abbreviations of Krivoy Rog districts given in the annex to the file Ukrainian.dom.
Annex. Abbreviations of Krivoy Rog districts.
CG – Central-City
DL - Dolgintsevskiy
DZ - Dzerzhinskiy
IN - Inguletskiy
KS - Krivoy Rog rural
SG - Saksaganskiy
TR - Ternovskoy
VT - Zhovtnevyi
Cu in Krivbass Cup 2015 and vy 73!
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