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


The Marathon is World-Wide. Is possible and desirable to connect any Italian station or foreigner during the first week of every quarter of the 2018
From Monday 1th January to Sunday 7th January (IQRP MARATHON FIRST QUARTERLY)
From Monday 2th April to Sunday 8th April (IQRP MARATHON SECOND QUARTERLY)
From Monday 2th July to Sunday 8th July (IQRP MARATHON THIRD QUARTERLY)
From Monday 1th October to Sunday 7th October (IQRP MARATHON FOURTH QUARTERLY)
from Monday 08:00 am UTC to Sunday 08:00 pm

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

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

Maximum power allowed: 5W

3 point for each QSO in CW. 2 point for each QSO in SSB. 1 point for each QSO in 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) .

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

The logs of each week will be mailed within the following two weeks only in ADIF format in attachment to iqrp@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.

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 .

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
c/o Sede Protezione Civile - Via Callarga, 10
31044 Montebelluna (TV)