|Kentucky QSO Party Operating Rules for 2018|
|Date/Time||14:00 UTC June 2 until 02:00 UTC June 3
(9:00 AM until 9:00 PM on Saturday, June 2) Central Daylight Savings Time
|Mode||CW, SSB, Digital-RTTY (Cabrillo “RY”)|
|Bands||160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2|
|Repeator Contacts||Not Allowed (any band)|
Fixed – Single Op (QRP/Low/High)
Fixed – Multi-Op (QRP/Low/High)
|Power||HP: More than 100 watts
LP: 100 watts or less
QRP: 5 watts or less
|Exchange||KY: RS(T) + County (Use 3 Letter Abbreviation from Official List below)
Non-KY (USA): RS(T) + (state)
Non-KY (Canada): RS(T) + (province)
Non-KY (DX): RS(T) + (“DX”)
|Work Stations||Once per band per mode|
|QSO Points||1 point per completed Phone QSO
2 points per completed CW QSO
2 points per completed Digital QSO
|Bonus Stations||W4NJA and KY4XX
Bonus stations may be worked ONCE per BAND and MODE for 100 bonus points per each QSO. For example, a station working W4NJA on 20M CW, RTTY and SSB would earn a total of 300 bonus points.
|Suggested Frequencies||SSB: 1.865, 3,810, 7.190, 14.250, 21.300, 28.450, 50.135 and 144.250
CW: 1.815, 3.540, 7.040, 14.040, 21.040, 28.040, 50.095 and 144.060
RTTY: 3.580, 7.080, 14.080, 21.080 and 28.080
|QSO Multipliers||Multipliers are counted ONCE only.
Kentucky Stations (including mobile)
|Power Multiplier||QRP – 3
Low Power – 2
High Power – 1
|Score Calculation||Total score = total QSO points x total mults x power multiplier + Bonus Station points
An additional 100 points will be added to the final score for the submission of your Cabrillo log file.
|Submission Address||E-Mail logs to email@example.com
Paper logs are not eligible for awards, but can be mailed in to receive a participation certificate. See the Log Submissions page.
E-Mails should contain the log in Cabrillo Format.
Please name the Cabrillo File and make the subject of your e-mail: your call.
|Submission Deadline||June 23, 2018|