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RU3AX Memorial Russian 160 meter Contest

Start: Friday before 3rd full weekend of December in 18:00 UTC (17 December, 2021 in 18:00)
Finish: Friday in 21:59 UTC (17 December, 2021 in 21:59)
Modes: CW, Phone
Bands:
160m
Categories (classes):
- SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED
- SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED
- SINGLE-OP HIGH CW
- SINGLE-OP LOW CW
- SINGLE-OP HIGH SSB
- SINGLE-OP LOW SSB
- MULTI-ONE

Results are scored separately by categories in EU Russia, AS Russia and the World.
TXs and RXs shall be located within a circle area of 500 m in diameter. All antennas shall be physically connected to TXs/RXs in use by
entrant(s).
Only one transmitted signal is allowed at any time.
It is allowed to use open DX networks in the Contest; use of any IP networks for distant reception and/or transmission, including
WEB stations, is prohibited.
There are no mode change limits for any stations.
Allowed once QSO per mode.
Exchanges:
Russian stations: RS(T) + Oblast code (two-letter Oblast (Kraj, Republic) abbreviation they are transmitting from.
Non-Russian stations: RS(T) + QSO serial number starting with 001.
Points for QSO:
Russian stations: 
2 points per QSO with other Russian station (within the same continent);
3 points per QSO with another entity in the same continent;
5 points per QSO with another continent;
Non-Russian stations: 10 points per QSO with Russian station (regardless of continent); 2 points per QSO with own entity; 3 points per QSO with another entity within own continent; 5 points per QSO with another continents.
Use DXCC list for entity definition. Kaliningrad (UA2) is a separate DXCC entity and a separate Oblast multiplier, but points for QSO with Kaliningrad are counted as for European Russia. All SSB QSOs points are multiplied by 2.
Multipliers:
Multiplier is number of entities worked (see DXCC + WAE list), plus Russian Oblasts number. Separate Russian oblasts are Franz
Joseph (R1FJ) and Russian stations in Antarctica.
For all entrants CW and SSB mults are counted separately and then summarize.
Score:
Final result is total QSO points multiplied by total multipliers number.
Logs:
Logs are accepted in electronic form in Cabrillo format.
Russian participants must type the abbreviation of their region in line LOCATION of log in Cabrillo format.
Sending of electronic logs:
Log can upload through Web interface. or  sent by e-mail: rus160contest@topband.ru.
Deadline:
Logs shall be sent within 15 days after the Contest. (for this year, up 2 January, 2020 inclusive).
Awards:
Special trophies are sponsored for all categories top winners. 2nd and 3rd place winners can download their memorial certificates from
contest internet site.
1-3 top foreign DX winners are awarded with certificates (available to download on site http://www.topband.ru/).
Foreign hams – any category - country winners are awarded with certificates (available to download on site http://www.topband.ru/) provided
that not less than 50 QSO were confirmed in their logs.
Rule Violations, Penalties and Declaration:
Decisions of the jury are final.
Web-site: http://www.topband.ru/
Link for original rules:
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Examples lines for Cabrillo format logs:
000000000111111111122222222223333333333444444444455555555556666666666777777777788
123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901
                              -------transmitted------ -------received--------- 
**** ***** ** ********** **** ************* *** ****** ************* *** ****** *
For Russian stations:
QSO:  1829 CW 2012-12-14 2005 UA8AAA        599 CB     SP9XXX        599 001     
QSO:  1860 PH 2012-12-14 2015 UA8AAA        59  CB     UA5GGG        59  LP      
For others:
QSO:  1829 CW 2012-12-14 2005 SP9XXX        599 001    UA8AAA        599 CB      
QSO:  1860 PH 2012-12-14 2015 SP9XXX        59  002    LZ1ZZZ        59  003     
Examples head for Cabrillo format logs:
SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED
SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED
SINGLE-OP HIGH CW
SINGLE-OP LOW CW
SINGLE-OP HIGH SSB
SINGLE-OP LOW SSB
MULTI-ONE

SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: HIGH
CATEGORY-MODE: MIXED
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
CATEGORY-MODE: MIXED
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP HIGH CW (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: HIGH
CATEGORY-MODE: CW
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP HIGH CW (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP HIGH CW
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW CW (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
CATEGORY-MODE: CW
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW CW (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP LOW CW
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP HIGH SSB (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: HIGH
CATEGORY-MODE: SSB
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP HIGH SSB (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP HIGH SSB
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW SSB (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
CATEGORY-MODE: SSB
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1
ADDRESS-CITY: Chelaybinsk
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 454111
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW SSB (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP LOW SSB
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
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: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: MULTI-OP
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONE
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
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: RADIO-160
CALLSIGN: UA8AAA
CATEGORY: MULTI-ONE
LOCATION: CB        *(only for Russian stations)
OPERATORS: UA8AAA UA8BBB
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: ul. Lenina 17-1, Chelaybinsk, 454111, Russia
EMAIL: ua8aaa@yandex.ru

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