Rules for Participation
Complementary to the General AT
revision: 27 July 2018
Art. 1) Participation
event is open to all 11 meter operators.
No prior registration is required, even
if desirable, to better manage the contest
management program. The AT stations
in good standing are already
registered by right.
Art. 2) Durata
The contest will
take place on 22/23 September
from 00.00 UTC on Saturday at
23.59 UTC on Sunday.
Art. 3: Band and modes:
- The activity must
take place on the 11-meter band and only in phone
- The portion of 100 Khz. of the band called DX, between 500 and 600 included,
must be absolutely free, under penalty of invalidation of QSO carried
out in this portion,
the application of penalties
and disciplinary measures.
- We recommend
using both lower portions 400 - 495 and
above 605 – 850
- Participants are advised
to comply with current
the use of their equipment
and the use of frequencies.
Art. 4: Categories
Two categories are allowed:
SOP Single operator
Art. 5: Territoriality:
- QSOs are allowed
by mobile land stations
as long as they are not in motion, and activated within the limits of the declared country
- It is
permissible to transmit
from a country other than
the place of residence, using
the strikethrough or the call must be xxx / 1AT6
and the log must be filled in with the strikethrough name, there is no need for a prior request to the contest manager.
- The 40y stations
must transmit from the country of the Prefix membership
It is mandatory to operate from a
single country for the entire duration
of the contest.
Art. 6: Points
- 2 Points
- 15 points una tantum each country contacted
- 10 points each ITU ZONE contacted
- 10 points for each divisional AT40Y contacted
- The AT40YY stations will be used as moltiplicators
Art. 7: Ranking:
a. The final rankings will be announced at the group's annual meeting and published on electronic media (bulletin or
- The ranking is obtained by adding the points obtained for each valid link to the Bonuses for the country and to the linked
zones Multiplied by
the number of special stations
- In case of a tie,
the same ranking position will
Art. 9 VALIDITY
- To be valid, the
link must include: the progressive data and the received
one, the complete name
of the station and the connected Country
- For the QSO accreditation
it is not necessary to send any Qsl,
the only valid confirmation is the correspondent's log. Therefore it
is not possible to endorse any connection with Qsl of
the connected station that
has not sent the Log
- The links
must be bilateral and verifiable,
in the absence of correspondence
to verify the veracity
of the declared, for example,
logs not sent, the link will not be valid.
- You can declare
a Log Check Log
Art. 10 Logs:
a. Only official logs will be accepted if sent on paper.
Please use the electronic log made by the AT World Contest program.
b. The paper logs must include as a header the indicative used and the name of the operator
as well as
the Country from which it operated.
- The use of the progressive registration number of the QSOs is mandatory,
which must respect the
exact chronological order of the connections. Each operator must then pass
his progressive number,
starting from UNO, to the connected
station and receive confirmation.
It is not necessary to pass other reports.
- The paper logs will have to report all the QSOs carried out, with the
relative progressive numbering. In the case of
double QSOs or non-use of a progressive number, the corresponding
line must be canceled with a single red line that is clearly visible, but leaving the underlying content of the line itself legible. In the case of Double QSO, the first QSO must
be canceled and not completed successfully.
- Logs other
than those prescribed, written in an unreadable manner, filled in incomplete, incorrect
or otherwise non-professional
or not sent to the place of jurisdiction will not be taken into consideration, and will result in the exclusion of
the station from the final classification.
- Paper logs
processed by the management program,
printed and sent as paper will
not be accepted, unless written by the
- The paper
logs must be sent to
the appropriate National Center for Collection, which
must be received no later
than 20 days before the end of the event,
will be the postmark. Logs received after this date will be considered as Check Log
Paper logs must be sent only to :
S. Spirito sud 10
NO REGISTERED MAILS AND/OR LETTERS SENT BY
Art. 11 Limitations
- Only one QSO per station
- National 40Y stations
are limited to one for
each Country. In the case of several
operators it is mandatory to respect the progressive number.
It is therefore necessary to
continue the numbering with a Single Log
- It is not allowed to participate simultaneously
in the contest, as a 40Y station and as a single operator. Failure
to comply with this rule will result in exclusion from the
- It is
not allowed to start
the Contest with a progressive number different from 1
- The progressives
will have to be exclusively numerical, and therefore it is not allowed
to use other characters,
for example 27 / bis or similar.
- It is
strictly forbidden for
any type of station to
operate simultaneously with more than one transmitter,
as this practice is considered extremely unfair to the other participants.
- Autospotting on any medium is prohibited.
- It is
forbidden to communicate
progressive data / received if
not via QSO during the
- Failure to comply
with the points g and h lead
to exclusion from the ranking
Point i - For information on this, it is
advisable to read the
general rules of the AT contest
Contacts – Validity
Points 10 to 15
Art. 12: PRIZES:
- Single operator : Cups or plates 1st to 3rd
classified Awards for 4th and 5th classified.
- Single op. Non-AT: Plate (if not present into first 5 classified)
- 40Y SPECIAL STATION: Plaques or diplomas to the first three classified
- Prizes will
be given during the Worl AT meeting 2019
- Cups or plates NOT given by hand will remain in
AT HQ during next three years
- An electronis award, on
request, will be available by requesting it to the manager
- The president 1AT001 Aldo can add. more prizes
- The participation
awards on paper are no more available
Art. 13: Final notes:
- The contest manager is the only person that is
the interpreter of all contest rules.
- More info can be requested
only to the contest manager
- The attached final notes are an integral part
of this regulation.
For anything not
explicitly specified in this regulation, the rules of the General Regulations
of the Alfa Tango Contest apply