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Top of Operators Activity Contest

Start: 1st full weekend Saturday of December in 16:00 UTC (01 December, 2018 in 16:00)
Finish: Sunday in 15:59 UTC (02 December, 2018 in 15:59)
Modes: CW
Bands:
80m40m20m15m10m
Categories (classes):
- SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH
- SINGLE-OP ALL LOW
- SINGLE-OP ALL QRP
- SINGLE-OP 80M
- SINGLE-OP 40M
- SINGLE-OP 20M
- SINGLE-OP 15M
- SINGLE-OP 10M
- MULTI-ONE
- SINGLE-OP MEMBERS
- SINGLE-OP SWL

QRP - max. 5 W out power;
LOW Power - up to 100 W;
HIGH Power - exceeding 100 W.
SINGLE-OP MEMBERS - PRO-CW-Club and TOPS members, multiband only, any authorized power (including members using QRP).
SINGLE-OP ALL QRP - participants in this category must send their callsign/QRP (e.g. YO4AAC/QRP). If QRP stations don't follow
this rule or three stations from different DXCC entities make complaints about a certain QRP stations power, this participant
will be disqualified.
The minimum time of operation on one band for All Band category is 10 minutes. Violating this rule will lead to invalidate these QSOs. All "All Band" entrants must clearly indicate the category power in the Cabrillo log. If no power is mentioned in the log the participant's score will be moved to HIGH Power category automatically. Competitors in categories SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH, SINGLE-OP ALL LOW and SINGLE-OP Single band may participate in two categories (three with CHECK-LOG). In this case, one of the categories must be SINGLE-OP Single band. (For example: SINGLE-OP ALL LOW and SINGLE-OP 80M, SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH and SINGLE-OP 20M, SINGLE-OP 40M and SINGLE-OP 15M, and for other QSOs CHECKLOG). In this case please send only one Cabrillo log for all categories.
- any band can be used at any time;
- please not using DX band segments;
- it is allowed to transmit only one signal at any given time;
- use DX spotting networks is permitted.
Dupes are contacts made with the same station on the same band. If the first contact between stations is valid, dupes have 0
points value. If the first contact is not valid, second  (dupe) contact is accepted. Dupe contacts are not penalized, so DUPES
should not be marked or deleted.
Log SWL category may contain up to 5 times a call in a band.
Exchanges:
Non members: RST + serial numbers beginning with 001. E.g. 599 001;
TOPS and PRO-CW-CLUB Members: RST + serial number + club abbreviation. E.g. 599 001TOPS or 599 001PRO.
Points for QSO:
1 point per QSO with own country;
2 points per QSO with other country;
2 extra-bonus points per QSO with TOPS and PRO-CW members;
6 extra-bonus points per QSO between TOPS and/or PRO-CW-Club
members.
Category SWL for a valid QSO is given 3 points and 1 point for each incomplete.
Multipliers:
Each different prefix worked will count one (1) multiplier on each band.
For SWL category no multiplier, only points.
Score:
The final score is the result of the total QSO points on all bands multiplied by the sum of multipliers on all bands.
Logs:
Only electronic logs as plain ASCII-files, Cabrillo format preferred. All times must be in UTC. Paper logs are not accepted.
Those who sent paper logs will be included in the list NO LOG. All sent and received exchanges are to be logged. TAC will be made
with total computerized control followed by each QSO computerized  analysis.
E-MAIL: The subject line of your e-mail entry must include your callsign and category. e.g. Subject: YP0CW SO-AB-M or
YO0AAA SO-AB-HP & SO-SB-40M (& CL) if more than categories. Your output file should be named by your callsign.log, i.e. YP0CW.cbr
or YO0AAA.log. For two categories entries participants filenames used must be: your call-1.cbr & call-2.cbr. i.e: YO0AAA-1.cbr &
YO0AAA-2.cbr & YO0AAA-CL.(if there checklog ).In the e-mail of your log, please send the file(s) as attachement. The log must be
sent only as an attachment, not as text or other content within the e-mail message.
Do not zip the log file and contain log or logs a single competitor in each mail submission. In the header part of the electronic
log submission you MUST specify a category of entrance and the full postal address for dispatch to the participant TAC results,
trophies, awards and certificates. A written declaration is not necessary. Check logs are very much  appreciated, they are used
for cross checking of all entries.  Remarks: Contact is valid, if a time difference in both logs does not exceed 5 minutes.
Awards, prizes and trophies will be sent to home address indicated in the Cabrillo log.
LOG SUBMISSION: Logs must be submitted in Cabrillo format by e-mail. A confirmation will be sent to each entrant. If you do not
receive a confirmation in 1 week, send your log again.
Sending of electronic logs:
Logs must be submitted in Cabrillo format by e-mail to: contest@procwclub.ro.
A confirmation will be sent to each entrant. 
Backup e-mail: nelu@yo2rr.ro (use backup e-mail in case not get reply message more than 48 hours).
Deadline:
Logs must be received not later than seven (7) days after the contest end.(for 2015: Dec. 13)
Awards:
Grand  TROPHY: 
Is granted every year to the station which has the highest score cumulated over in the last 10 years consecutive.
It only counts for at least 50,000 points annually and the competitor  participated in the latest  edition of our contest.
In order that  this prize can be won by as many competitors, after winning this award the contester loses all points and will
continue in subsequent editions with zero points. If these conditions are met, a Grand Trophy is awarded to participants
non-members categories (SINGLE-OP and MULTI-ONE) and another one category SINGLE-OP MEMBERS participants, the members of
PRO-CW-CLUB or TOPS.
Grand trophy will be awarded for the first time in 10 th edition of our contest in 2015. 
Plaques: 
- the competitor which got the highest score in any of categories SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH, SINGLE-OP ALL LOW, SINGLE-OP ALL QRP,
and SINGLE-OP 80M...SINGLE-OP 10M, the competitors ranked in each of the categories above, if there are at least 100
competitors ranked at the categories SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH or SINGLE-OP ALL LOW, if there are at least 50 competitors ranked in
any of the categories SINGLE-OP 80M...SINGLE-OP 10M, if there are at least 25 competitors ranked in SINGLE-OP ALL QRP category
and 15 competitors ranked at the MULTI-ONE category, 
- the first competitor ranked at the SINGLE-OP MEMBERS category regardless of the number of contesters ranked.                       
- the  first three competitors ranked in any category if there are at least 150 competitors ranked in the category.                        
Medals: 
- Top three/category (if they have not fullfilled the conditions for the plaques) if they have valid QSO's with minimum
3 DXCC entities.
Paper certificates:
- The top three  in each category,
- The first classified in each DXCC country in each category,
- The top three  in each category for each continent,
- All XYL and YL participating in the contest for 50 and more valids QSO's,
- All members of the PRO-CW-CLUB and TOPS for 100 and more valids QSO's.
PDF Certificates:
Others competitors, including the SWL category, will receive awards in electronic type. (The certificates will reflect the
participants place WW, in his continent and in his DXCC country).
Exceptions are those who send CHECKLOG's (CL).
(Prizes will be shipped to the mail address present on the Cabrillo. PDF certificates will be sent by email.)
(Please indicate in the Cabrillo log your complete MAIL and EMAIL address.)
Special prize:
First entrant in any categories can become a member of PRO-CW-CLUB (if the competitors wish), sponsored by YO6EX.
Starting with the next year, the new members can participate only in the category SINGLE-OP MEMBERS !.
Rule Violations, Penalties and Declaration:
QSOs are being not counted and excluded from the report in case of:
- if referee does not receive a Log report from a correspondent; (NoLog)
- if QSO is not confirmed by the Log report of the correspondent; (NotInLog)
- if there are miscounts in exchange numbers and callsigns, QSO is removed from both operators (BadCallsign, Receive error,
Partner error);
- if the time of QSO differs for more than 5 minutes (QSO is removed from both operators).
- if QSO bands or modes in entrant's log and other station's log differ.     
Disqualification: For cheating, imaginary loging and clear repetitive and intentional violation of the contest rules.
Web-site: http://www.procwclub.ro/
Link for original rules:
english romana
Examples lines for Cabrillo format logs:
000000000111111111122222222223333333333444444444455555555556666666666777777777788888888
123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567
                              --------transmitted-------- --------received-----------  
**** ***** ** ********** **** ************* *** ********* ************* *** ********* *
For TOPS and PRO-CW-CLUB Members:
QSO: 21021 CW 2013-12-07 1600 YP0CW         599 001PRO    UA8AAA        599 001
QSO:  7013 CW 2013-12-07 1602 YP0CW         599 002PRO    EA8CN         599 003TOPS
For others
QSO: 21021 CW 2013-12-07 1600 UA8AAA        599 001       YP0CW         599 001PRO
QSO:  7013 CW 2013-12-07 1602 UA8AAA        599 002       UA5GGG        599 003
Examples head for Cabrillo format logs:
SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH
SINGLE-OP ALL LOW
SINGLE-OP ALL QRP
SINGLE-OP 80M
SINGLE-OP 40M
SINGLE-OP 20M
SINGLE-OP 15M
SINGLE-OP 10M
MULTI-ONE
SINGLE-OP MEMBERS
SINGLE-OP SWL

SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: ALL
CATEGORY-POWER: HIGH
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP ALL LOW (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: ALL
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP ALL LOW (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL LOW
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP ALL QRP (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: ALL
CATEGORY-POWER: QRP
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP ALL QRP (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL QRP
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 80M (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: 80M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 80M (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP 80M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 40M (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: 40M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 40M (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP 40M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 20M (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: 20M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 20M (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP 20M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 15M (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: 15M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 15M (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP 15M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 10M (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-BAND: 10M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP 10M (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP 10M
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

MULTI-ONE (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: MULTI-OP
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONE
OPERATORS: UA8AAA UA8BBB
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

MULTI-ONE (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: MULTI-ONE
OPERATORS: UA8AAA UA8BBB
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP MEMBERS (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-OVERLAY: MEMBERS
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP MEMBERS (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-OVERLAY: MEMBERS
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP SWL (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: R9A-1111
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: SWL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: r9a-1111@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP SWL (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: TAC
CALLSIGN: R9A-1111
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP SWL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: r9a-1111@yandex.ru

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