Rules of the SPDX RTTY Contest 2024

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                                Rules of the SPDX RTTY Contest 2024       
  The SPDX RTTY Contest organized the Polish Radiovideography Club (PK RVG)

          is held on the 4th full weekend of April.  (27/28  April 2024).

  1. Contest Period: 12.00 UTC Saturday , through 12.00 UTC Sunday.
  2. Bands:                 3,5 - 28 MHz without WARC bands.
  3. Mode:                  RTTY
  4. Classes:                 
    A.Single Operator, All Band, HP.
    B. Single Operator, All Band, LP.
    C. Single  Operator, All Band , QRP (outside SP + SP).
    D. Multi Operator, All Band, One Tx.
    E. Multi Multi
    F. SWL (outside SP + SP).
    G. SP  Single Op. All Band, HP.
    H. SP Single Op. All Band, LP.        
    I. SP Multi Op. All Band  One  Tx.
    J. SP Multi Op. All Band, Multi Tx.
    K. Novice, Single Op, All Band (outside SP + SP).       
               Single Operator means that all contest activities, station operating, logging and score keeping are                                   performed  by one person.  In addition, only one signal may be transmitted at any given time.
               Multi-operator Single Transmitter  only, means that only one signal may be transmitted at any given time.
               Multi-operator  Multi Transmitter  means  a maximum of five  transmitted  signals one per band, at any                                               one time. Five  band  may be activated simultaneously.
               High Power  the maximum output power allowed by your license class.
               Low Power   the  maximum output power is 100 W.
               QRP  the maximum output power is 5 W.
               Novice means SO plus who was hold license in the past three years.
  5. Message:
               Foreign station  send : RST & QSO Number. (599001)
               Polish station transmits : RST & two letters denoting the poviats like (DY,RU,KA,WA etc.).
  6. Points:
               QSO with own country 2 points.
               QSO with other countries in own continent 5 points.
               QSO with other continents 10 points.
               QSO with UA or EW - 0 points.
  7. Multiplier:
               Each DXCC country
 Without UA and EW   and each different poviats ( max. 380 for each band )                                         count as a multiplier .
               Multiplier count only once on each band.
               Each continent QSO counts as a multiplier ( max. 6 ) of all bands.
  8. Scoring:
               (Sum of QSO points) x (Sum of countries + sum of poviats) x number of continents worked (max. 6) =                                total score
  9. SWL:
                Polish and Foreign SWL’s  must log the callsign, signal report and exchange  sent by two station.
                Points, multiplier and scoring is the same as for transmitting stations.
                Both Polish stations and foreign stations  can only be logged once per band .
10. Contest Call :
                CQ SPDX  TEST for all station.
11. Awards:
                1st place plaque to top winner in all classes, 1st through 3rd place certificates, all classes.
                Note: Awards and plaque will be issued based on participation of 50 or more entries in each class.
11a.During the contest there is the possibility of getting a award  "SP Poviat"                         dyplomy.html in the appropriate class during the competition.
12. Results: The Contest Committed will send results to all stations who worked in the contest and submitted log.
13. Logs:
                 CABRILLO is preferred format .Web upload is the preferred method of log submission!!!  Web upload of                              logs is available at   -      upload.
                      Email submission is also available,  should be sent to
                      The Cabrillo log should be attached  as a file, with your  callsign in the  “Subject:” line  of the  email.
                      Your output file should be named by your callsign, i.e. SP0AAA.CBR
                      However as an exception all text format LOGs generated by other logging programs  may be used as                              check logs.
                      A listing of logs received can be found at RCVD-logs.
14. Deadline:  All entries must be sent WITHIN SEVEN  (7) DAYS after the end of the contest. Resubmitting an entry                              after the deadline will result in it being considered as a late log.
15. Polish Poviat's list  (districs) is  below : Lista powiatow   SP-Poviats
                      Full results and rules of the SP RTTY Contest  can be seen at web :