|I. Objective||The AGCW-DL invites all radio amateurs to participate in the annual QRP CONTEST. The QRP CONTEST is to arouse and to promote the interest in all aspects of low power amateur radio communication. QRO stations who want to learn about these activities by contacting QRP stations are therefore also invited. They will be counted in a separate category.|
|II. Dates||Annually on the second Saturday in March from 1400 to 2000 UTC.|
|III. Bands||80m (3510-3560kHz), 40m, 20m (14000-14060kHz), 15m, 10m. The IARU Region 1 band plan must be adhered to!|
|IV. Categories||VLP: Very Low Power = up to 1W output (2W input)
QRP: classic QRP = up to 5W output (10W input)
MP: moderate Power = up to 25W output (50W input)
QRO: more than 25W output (50W input)
|V. Operation||Only CW (A1A). Only single OP. Only one TX and RX or TRX is allowed to be operated simultaneously. Each station may be worked once per band. The use of decoders or reader software is not allowed.
|VII. Awards||All participants can print their certificate bicolor in A4 format as PDFdownloaden.
The link for downloading will be announced in the results.
|VIII. LOG-Submission||Even small logs are welcome! The results will be published in the AGCW-INFO, in the YL-Info and in the CQ-DL.
Checklogs are welcome, also comments of the participants.