Rules

ENCARA 2017Awards

RULES

Objective:

to stimulate Brazilian and worldwide amateur radio operators to contact ARAF stations  to promote ENCARA 2017 (Encontro de Catarinense de Radioamadores) annual meeting in November, 18&19 this year. Check event details at www.encara.com.br

Dates:

Starts: August 19, 2017

Ends: November 19, 2017

Bands:

70cm, 2m, 6m, 10m, 12m, 15m, 17m, 20m, 30m, 40m e 80m

Modes:

CW, AM, FM, SSB, PSK31, PSK63, PSK125, RTTY, JT65, FT8, SSTV, DSTAR, Satellite

Only direct (simplex) QSOs via radio will be eligible. QSOs over repeater stations or via echolink are not valid for award purposes.

ARAF Special Callsings:

Valid ARAF callsigns: ZZ224ENCARA, PW5T and PP5ARF.

Different operators will keep these callsigns on the air during the months before the annual meeting.

Scoring:

1(one) point for each ARAF Station worked per BAND and MODE.

 Only the first contact (CALL/BAND/MODE) will be considered for award purposes.

Contacts made during any Brazilian or any worldwide contest will be considered valid as well.

 

Awards:

PDF files awards will be available to download at www.encara.com.br for all stations logged by ARAF operators AND scored as follow:

  • 3 points – “Praça XV de Novembro” award
  • 6 points – “Mercado público” award
  • 12 points – “Ponte Hercílio Luz” award                 

 Score computing:

It´s NOT necessary to submit your LOG. All contacts will be registered electronically by ARAF operators.

SWLs must send an email to araf@araf.org.br with the subject “SWLs” informing the following data: Date, Time, ARAF station Callsign, band, mode and RST

Scoring evolution will be available online via ENCARA 2017 APP or/and also via our website  at www.encara.com.br