UBA Spring Contest 2019
1. Contest dates / Contest parts
- HF-80m CW: 3 March 2019 (07.00 -11.00 hour UTC).
- VHF-2m Phone/CW: 10 March 2019 (07.00 -11.00 hour UTC).
- HF-80m Phone: 17 March 2019 (07.00 -11.00 hour UTC).
- VHF-6m Phone/CW: 24 March 2019 (07.00 -11.00 hour UTC).
Attention: only UTC time in the log is valid.
2. Contest call
CQ UBA contest.
3 points for each contact.
Only “point to point” contacts via the air are allowed.
- Each section of the UBA (group of 3 characters), sent by the ON stations member of the UBA. Ex.: DST, OSB and LGE are 3 multipliers.
- The 3 characters group XXX, sent by ON stations NOT member of the UBA.
- The 3 characters group UBA, sent by the National station ON4UB.
- For ON stations only: all DXCC countries, except ON.
- ON Stations: Report = RS(T) + QSO serial number starting with 001 + UBA section or XXX for ON stations NOT member of the UBA. Ex: ON4DST – rprt given 59(9)001 DST – rprt received 59(9)003 MCL.
- Foreign stations: Report = RS(T) + QSO serial number starting with 001. Ex.: G3ZZZ – report given 59(9)005 – report received 59(9)019 DST.
The QSO serial number must run continuously, regardless of the mode of transmission (VHF).
7. Foreign stations
Only contacts with ON stations are valid.
8. Final score
Total of QSO points x Total of MULTIPLIERS.
a. Individual rankings for each contest
- (1) ON Stations (QRP separate).
- (2) Foreign Stations.
- (3) SWL ON Stations.
- (4) Foreign SWL Stations.
b. Rankings by club (UBA Sections)
- (1) 80m band: SSB and CW.
- (2) VHF bands: 2m and 6m.
SCORE = (AxB)/C
A= Sum of the individual final scores of the section.
B= Number of logs of the section.
C= The number of members of the section (March 1, 2019).
10. QRP stations
Maximum output power: CW = 5 Watts, Phone = 10 Watts.
- The winner of each classification and the QRP station with the best result in each part of the contest will receive an award if they have at least 25 valid QSO or 25 heard stations in their log.
- A challenge cup is provided for the winning section of the HF and VHF contests. After three consecutive victories by the same section, this trophy becomes the property of the section.
Paper logs: No paper logs are accepted anymore!
Cabrillo header must include:
- Your name, first name and complete address.
- UBA Section (only for UBA members).
- The category in which you took part.
- Station description and used power.
Incomplete logs will be used as “Check logs.
Remark: Only 1 log per station will be accepted. (or with his normal call, or with his special call or as SWL).
The logs must arrive at latest 2 weeks after each contest date via: https://Springcontest.on4dst.be
Once a log is accepted, no more changes or replacements will be accepted.
- Logs with more than 5% faulty QSO’s will be disqualified.
- If the same person sends more than one log per contest, these logs will be disqualified.
- Absence of one or more items of information listed in paragraph 12 may result in disqualification.
15. HF bandplanning
The IARU contest segments should be respected.
- CW: 3,510 to 3,560 MHz.
- SSB: 3,600 to 3,650 MHz and 3,700 tot 3,775 MHz.
By participating, the participating stations declare:
- To have worked in accordance with the applicable rules for radio amateurs in their country.
- Accept the contest rules and any decision of the UBA Spring Committe
Good luck! The UBA spring contest committee: ON3LIS – ON6KL.
|AAA||Antwerpse Actieve Amateurs||HAC||Hasselt||PHI||Section radio de Philippeville|
|ACC||Antwerp Contest Club||HCC||Haaglandse Contest Club||RAC||Radio Amateurs Club|
|ALT||Radioamateurs Aalter||HOB||Heist-op-den-Berg||RAF||Radio Club Ardenne-Famenne|
|ARA||Aktieve Radio Amateurs||HRT||Herentals||RAM||Radio-Amateurs Mouscronnois|
|ARC||Amateur Radio Club of Brussels||IPR||Ieper||RAT||Radio Amateur Team|
|ATH||Radio Club de Ath||KTK||Kortrijk||RCA||Radio Club des Ardennes|
|ATO||Tienen||LGE||Liège||RCB||Radio Club de Bruxelles|
|BDX||Brussels DX team||LIR||Lierse Radioamateurs||RCN||Radio Club Noord|
|BFA||Belgian Friends of Amateur radio||LLV||La LouVière||REM||Radioamateurs Erpe-Mere|
|BLW||Brussel West||LUS||LUxembourg Sud||RST||Sint-Truiden|
|BRC||Bell Radio Club||LVN||Leuven||RSX||Ronse|
|BTS||BrabanT Sud||MLB||Midden Limburg||THN||THuiN|
|BXE||BruXelles Est||MNS||MoNS||TLS||Tussen Leie en Schelde|
|CDZ||Ciney Beauraing||MTT||Mol-Turnhout||TRA||Torhoutse Radio Amateurs|
|CLR||CharLeRoi||MWV||Midden West-Vlaanderen||TRC||Trudo Radioamateurs Club|
|CPN||Charleroi Pays Noir||NBT||Noord Brabant||TWS||Together We’re Strong|
|CRD||Club Radioamateur de Durnal||NLB||Noord Limburg||UBA||National UBA Clubstations|
|EKO||Meetjeslandse Radioamateurs||NOL||Noord-Oost Limburg||WRC||West-vlaamse Radio Club|
|ERA||Eeklose Radioamateurs||ODE||Oudenaarde||WTN||Radio Club Wetteren|
|GBX||GemBlouX||ORA||Opwijkse Radio Amateurs||XXX||No UBA member|
|GDV||Gang De Verviers||OSA||Antwerpen||ZLB||Zuid Limburg|