Saturday, May 23, 2009

BARC Golden Jubilee HF Contest

Hamfest India 2009 is conducting a HF Phone & CW Contest Commemorating the Golden Jubilee Celebration of Bangalore Amateur Radio Club (VU2ARC: 1959 - 2009).

Phone Contest:
Start Date & Time: 23.05.09, 0600 Hrs.
End Date & Time: 24.05.09, 1800 Hrs.

CW Contest:
Start Date & Time: 30.05.09, 0600 Hrs.
End Date & Time: 31.05.09, 1800 Hrs.

ALL BANDS: 3.5, 7, 14, 21, 28 MHz.

The contest is open to and among VU Hams only. Contacts with Dx hams by VU hams are invalid.

Exchange Serial numbers:
Every QSO with Non-Bangalore Hams gives you 1 point. QSO with Bangalore Hams gives you 5 points.
Only Bangalore Hams give the last three digits of their PIN code instead of serial number. Example: VU2... living in 560025 gives 5925 or 59925 for SSB or CW respectively. No duplicate QSO with the same PIN code area of Bangalore.
Only one QSO is permitted in all the bands put together.
Example: If you work VU2XYZ on 7 MHz, you cannot work him on any other band again.

Final Score is the sum of QSO points put together.

Send log entries to reach on or before Wednesday, 10 June 2009 by post / courier to
Hamfest India 2009
C/o Linux Learning Center
No. 635, 6th Main Road,
Adjacent to Bank of India,
Hanumanthnagar, Bangalore 560019.

or by email to with the subject line "HF Phone Contest" or HF CW Contest"

The contest Judges will be OM Ramesh V (VU3VRL), Member Organizing Committee, HFI-2009 and OM Varadan (VU3ITI). The decision of the Judges will be final and binding in declaring the results & contest winners.

All the participants sending their logs will be given "Participation Certificate" . The Contest Winners will be awarded Mementos during the HFI-2009 on 7 - 8 November 2009.

Ramesh Kumar
Member, Organising Committee
Hamfest India 2009

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