Главная Rules Black Sea Cup International (English)
Founder BSCC (Black Sea Contest Club)
International HF Cup of Black Sea is carried out by BSCC (Black Sea Contest Club).
The aim of the competition is to make as many contacts with hams around the world as possible, especially with the radio stations from Black Sea region countries, members of BSCC, BSCC Headquarters’ station, radio clubs and the headquarters of the national amateur radio organizations - members of the IARU (HQ-stations).
Eligibility: All licensed amateur radio operators worldwide
Objective: To promote Black Sea HAM radio spirit by contacting as many HAMs as possible all over the World using all HF bands (excluding WARC)
Date and Contest Period: The first full weekend of February, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1200 UTC Sunday (February 01-02, 2014)
The general separate classes of Entries:·
Sea Countries (see Appendix 1)·
stations (national organizations - IARU members and HQ of clubs)· Worldwide
· Black Sea Contest Club members
1. Single Operator categories:
- SSB HP (exceeding 100 W);
- CW HP (exceeding 100 W);
- Mixed mode HP (exceeding 100 W);
- SSB LP (up to 100 W);
- CW LP (up to 100 W);
- Mixed mode LP (up to 100 W);
- Mixed mode SB 160m (any power);- Mixed mode SB 80m (any power);
- Mixed mode SB 40m (any power);
- Mixed mode SB 20m (any power);
- Mixed mode SB 15m (any power);
- Mixed mode SB 10m (any power);
- Mixed mode QRP (up to 5 W). Use YourCall/QRP for this entry. This category
will be created in case if there will be more than 10 contester-logs submitted.
Otherwise all participants will be put into Mixed mode LP.
All duties (operation and logging) must be performed by a single person.. There are no restrictions for choosing software for logging. Usage of packet and cluster is allowed. It’s mandatory to follow Terms and Limitations of participant’s national Amateur radio license. Only one transmitting signal is allowed at any given time.
2. Multi Operators, one transmitter, mixed mode (MS)
Station must remain on same band/mode for at least 10 minutes before change to another one. Only one signal is allowed at any given time. All contesters must follow the amateur radio regulations of their country at all times. Violation of this rule will lead to re-classification of the station as CheckLog category.
There are two types of HQ-stations in this Contest:·
of national organizations·
of Clubs HQ-stations
must have only one transmitted signal per band/mode (160 CW, 160 Phone, 80 CW,
80 Phone, etc) at any time. All stations involved in HQ operation must be located
in the same ITU zone. Only one HQ station signal is allowed at any given time.
All contesters must follow the amateur radio regulations of their country at
SWL contesters may use all HF bands (excluding WARC). This Category will be
created if there are more than 10 SWL-contester-logs submitted.
HQ-stations send RS (T) and abbreviation of the radio club, for example - 59 (9) UCC for Ukrainian Contest Club, 59 (9) AGB for Activity Group of Belarus or the abbreviation of its national organization – IARU member, for example - 59 (9) UARL the Headquarters of the Ukrainian Amateur Radio League, 59 (9) BSCC – for BSCC Headquarters. Participants from Black Sea Region countries transmit RS (T) and number of ITU zone. BSCC members transmit RS (T), BS (Black Sea) and
membership number, for example: 59 (9)BS17 for a BSCC member with membership number 17.
Other participants send RS (T) and number of their ITU zone. For each valid QSO report must include control numbers in full.
With any participants only one QSO can be made on each band and each mode. Only contacts made in proper band segments/modes are valid. On each band Phone QSO made in phone band segment and CW QSO made in CW band segment are valid.. Cross-mode, cross-band QSO, as well as communication through the repeaters are not valid. Participants must comply with regional frequency plan and stay in recommended for contests band segments.
Use of non-amateur radio means of communication (for example: telephone or Internet) to facilitate the QSO is contrary to the spirit and rules of the Contest.
Recommended Contest call - "CQ
Black Sea Cup" in phone or "CQ BS" in CW.
with your ITU-zone (including HQ-stations)
– 1 point·
with other ITU-zones within your continent – 3 points.· QSOs
with ITU-zones outside your continent – 5 points.
· QSO with Black Sea Region Countries and Members of BSCC – 10 points
Black Sea area countries,·
On each band (no difference which mode)Exception: HQ-stations, BSCC-members cannot
be additionally used for ITU zone Multiplier.
The Trophies will be awarded to the absolute Winners in each Entry and HQ. A certificate will be awarded to the high scoring entry in each category in each DXCC country.
Additional awards may be made at the discretion of each country’s IARU member society, amateur radio clubs and private persons.
List of major awards (plaques)
SSB HP (exceeding 100 W)
CW HP (exceeding 100 W)
Mixed mode HP (exceeding 100 W)
SSB LP (up to 100 W)
CW LP (up to 100 W)
Mixed mode LP (up to 100 W)
Mixed mode QRP (up to 5 W)
Multi Operators, one transmitter, mixed mode (MS)
«Black Sea Countries»
«Black Sea Contest Club members»
4.«HQ stations» national organizations - IARU members and HQ of clubs
The Logs must be postmarked or emailed no later than 30 days after the end of the contest. The Paper-logs submitted after 12 days after the end of the contest will not be classified in official results. Electronic logs must be in Cabrillo file format and submitted as e-mail Appendix or on 3.5” diskette. Electronic files must use the participant’s callsign as the file name. Email entries must include the callsign used during the contest in the SUBJECT line of
Paper-logs must be in chronological order (please no separation by band or mode) and contain of band, mode, date, time-UTC, callsign, numbers-send and number-receive, multipliers and points for each QSO. Multipliers should be marked in the paper log only the first time they worked on each band. Paper logs with more than 500 QSO’s must include dupes-sheets (an alpha-numeric list of all callsigns worked, broken down by band and mode.) All paper entries must include an official summary sheet or
reasonable facsimile thereof with complete contest informationCABRILLO (For example):START-OF-LOG: 3.0CREATED-BY: TR4W v.4.191CALLSIGN: UA0SWCONTEST: Black Sea Cup InternationalCATEGORY: SINGLE-OP 15M HP MIXEDOPERATORS: UA0SWLOCATION: OO06TENAME: Alex IlyinADDRESS: Bratsk cityADDRESS: Gagarina 95-143, 665724 RussiaADDRESS: Irkutsk regionEMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.orgSOAPBOX: RIG: FT-2000; ANTENNA: RQ-45QSO: 21011 CW 2010-02-07 0529 UA0SW 599 32 JA2CUS
599 45 QSO: 21017 CW 2010-02-07 0533 UA0SW 599 32 UA4CCG 599 29 QSO: 21019 CW 2010-02-07 0535 UA0SW 599 32 UA0FGJ 599 34 QSO: 21020 CW 2010-02-07 0536 UA0SW 599 32 UA9CGL 599 BS349 QSO: 21014 CW 2010-02-07 0538 UA0SW 599 32 UN9GD 599 31 QSO: 21016 CW 2010-02-07 0539 UA0SW 599 32 UT7MA 599 29 QSO: 21014 CW 2010-02-07 0541 UA0SW 599 32 RX9AM 599 30 QSO: 21019 CW 2010-02-07 0543 UA0SW 599 32 RV9LM 599 BS387 QSO: 21013 CW 2010-02-07 0553 UA0SW 599 32 RM9RZ 599 30 QSO: 21015 CW
2010-02-07 0553 UA0SW 599 32 RG9A 599 30 QSO: 21020 CW 2010-02-07 0558 UA0SW 599 32 RV9AZ 599 BS123 QSO: 21020 CW 2010-02-07 0559 UA0SW 599 32 RA3EG 599 29 QSO: 21014 CW 2010-02-07 0652 UA0SW 599 32 UX2X 599 BS156 QSO: 21199 PH 2010-02-07 0709 UA0SW 59 32 RK3QWM 59 AC END-OF-LOG:
Paper logs and entries on diskette must be mailed to:
Box 4, KERCH 98319, UKRAINE
Entries sent as attachment to email must be sent to:
Send via Log submission service (TNX UA9QCQ)»
You can follow any responses use the mail form to send the log:
Post adreress *:
Region categories *:Worldwide DX Black Sea Countries Black Sea Contest Club members HQ stations
Operator categories *:MO SO 10M MIX SO 15M MIX SO 20M MIX SO 40M MIX SO 80M MIX SO 160M MIX SO HP CW SO HP MIX SO HP SSB SO LP CW SO LP MIX SO LP SSB SO QRP SWL
Attach the log:
Security code *:
List of Black
and BSCC-prefixes(the list includes countries owing Black Sea rivers)
Bosnia and Herzegovina, E7
Italy (continental part), I
Russia (European part), RA
Croatia, 9AMontenegro, 4O
The contester who does not obeys Contest rules and/or Rules and Reglementation of your country can be disqualified by Contest Committee during 90 days after the Contest
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