Under the patronage of the Montebelluna (TV) ARI Section, the IQRP CLUB, an association of Italian and foreign radio amateurs expert in the field of low power transmissions (QRP), promotes and organizes the second edition of the

IQRP QUARTERLY MARATHON

AIM
It is possible and desirable to connect any Italian or foreign station during the first week of each quarter of 2017.

PERIOD
From Monday 2th January to Sunday 8th January (IQRP MARATHON FIRST QUARTERLY)
From Monday 3th April to Sunday 9th April (IQRP MARATHON SECOND QUARTERLY)
From Monday 3th July to Sunday 9th July (IQRP MARATHON THIRD QUARTERLY)
From Monday 2th October to Sunday 8th October (IQRP MARATHON FOURTH QUARTERLY)
from Monday 08:00 am UTC to Sunday 08:00 pm

BANDS AND BROADCAST MODES
QSO in CW, PHONE (SSB), DIGITAL MODES (RTTY and PSK)
are allowed in the bands HF,VHF, UHF

CALLS
CW calls must be made as follows: CQ IQRP MAR de (CALL) QRP.
Phone calls must be made as follows: CQ IQRP Marathon from (CALL) QRP

POWER
Maximum power allowed: 5W

SCORE
2 point for each QSO in CW. 1 point for each QSO in SSB RTTY PSK.
Only the Km of the QSO with greatest QRB are considered as a multiplier
which is calculated by dividing the number of Km by 100 (Km/100).

RANKING
A separate ranking will be drafted for each week and published www.arimontebelluna.it.
The final ranking will be the sum of each score.

LOGS
The logs of each week will be mailed within the following two weeks only in ADIF format in attachment to iqrpclub@arimontebelluna.it. The two locators (both of the participant and of the OM with whom QSO with the best QRB was made) will be indicated in the body of the message in order to calculate the multiplier. In absence of locators no multiplier will be calculated. Printed logs or in other formats will not be accepted.

AWARDS
The first three stations of the ranking of each quarter will be awarded.
Furthermore the first three stations of the final ranking will be awarded.
More information will be made available on the website www.arimontebelluna.it .

IMPLICIT DECLARATION
Upon communicating his/her own log each participant declares to have read and understood the Rules of the Marathon as well as:
1. to have operated according to laws and rules provided by his/her own Country for the Radio Amateur Service
2. not to have used power greater than 5W.
3. that his/her own log can be of public domain
4. to accept any decision of the organizers.

 
  Sezione ARI Montebelluna
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31044 Montebelluna (TV)