The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest - rules.
Revision 2005 to 2013 and 2014.
 

Participants

All licensed radio amateurs, with 50 MHz privileges is invited to participate in
"The 50 MHz Open" cumulative contest.

Date & time

Fourth Tuesday, every month - 19:00-23:00 CET/MET incl. summertime offset.
(Never at December 23 rd. 24 th. nor 25 th.)

January 28 th.
18-22 UT

February 25 th.
18-22 UT

March 25 th. 18-22 UT

April 22 nd.
17-21 UT

May 27 th.
17-21 UT

June 24 th.
17-21 UT

July 22 nd.
17-21 UT

August 26 th.
17-21 UT

Sept. 23 th.
17-21 UT

October 28 th.
18-22 UT

Nov. 25 th.
18-22 UT

Dec. 23 th.
No contest


Section

LP. The 50 MHz Open - Low power < 10 w.
MP. The 50 MHz Open - Medium power < 100 w.
HP. The 50 MHz Open - High power > 100 w.
Single and multi operators participate in same sections.
Each participant may enter 1 (one) log pr. month 

Contacts

Each contacted station counts only ones even if it is /A, /P etc.
Duplicates must not be deleted from the log, but shall be listed as a normal QSO with zero (0) points. In case points are claimed for a duplicate QSO, ten times the claimed points will be deducted.
All operation in accordance with IARU Region 1 bandplan.
No contacts via active repeaters or EME are allowed.

Exhange

RS(T) and Locator, e.g. 59 JO02QC. No QSO no. is required !

Points

1 point/km + 500 bonus points per Wold Wide Locator. e.g. JO02

Score

In the annual result, only the nine best contests are evaluated.

Results

The monthly and cumulated annual result, can be wieved at
http://www.qsl.net/oz6om/the50mhzopen/The50MHzRes2013.htm
http://www.qsl.net/oz6om/the50mhzopen/The50MHzRes2014.htm

Awards

The first three stations in each section, and the best station in each country (national winner), will receive a Contest Award.

Log entries

Logs must be received no later than a week after the contest. Logs received later than deadline will be used as check logs.
Logs may be submitted electronically to the contest manager,
oz6om @ uksmg.net
Please in the subject line; 50MHz Open, class either LP, MP or HP & Your callsign.
EDI format is preferred.

O. Bjørn Madsen, OZ6OM
Øderløkken 20
DK-5240 Odense Nø
Denmark