The 50MHz Open - Cumulative Contest - rules.
Revision 2019.
 

Participants

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

Date & time
2019

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

January 22 nd.
18-22 UT

February 26 th.
18-22 UT

March 26 th. 18-22 UT

April 23 rd.
17-21 UT

May 28 th.
17-21 UT

June 25 th.
17-21 UT

July 23 th.
17-21 UT

August 27 th.
17-21 UT

Sept. 24 th.
17-21 UT

October 22 nd.
17-21 UT

Nov. 26 th.
18-22 UT

Dec. 24 th.
18-22 UT


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 once 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 Modes accepted if worked in accordance with IARU Region 1 band plan rules.
No contacts via active repeaters nor EME are allowed.

Exhange

RS(T) and Locator, e.g. 59 IO78TA. 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 viewed at
http://www.qsl.net/oz6om/the50mhzopen/The50MHzRes2019.htm
http://www.qsl.net/oz6om/the50mhzopen/The50MHzRes2018.htm
http://www.qsl.net/oz6om/the50mhzopen/The50MHzRes2017.htm

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 at,
50mhz @ oldman.dk
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