Rules 2015


Croatian CW Contest 2015 Rules

Croatian amateur radio association (HRS) has the honor of inviting amateurs all over the world

to take part in the 2015 Croatian CW Contest.

Date and period: 3rd full weekend in December from 1400 UTC on Saturday until 1400 UTC

on Sunday. In year 2015 Croatian CW Contest will be held on  19th and 20th  of December.

Bands : 1,8/3,5/7/14/21/28 MHz.

Mode : Only CW

Categories :

- single operator, all bands – High power

- single operator, all bands – Low power (<= 100 Watts)

- single operator, single band – High power

- single operator, single band – Low power (<= 100 Watts)

- single operator, all bands – QRP (<= 5 Watts)

- multi operator, all bands, one TX


Only one transmitted signal on one band permitted during any 10-minute period (run transmitter).

Exception: One — and only one — other transmitted signal (multiplier transmitter) may be used during

any 10-minute period, if — and only if — it is on a different band from the run transmitter

and the station worked is a new multiplier. The run and multiplier transmitters are governed

by independent 10-minute rules. Ten-minute periods begin with the first QSO on a band.

The log must indicate which transmitter (run or multiplier) made each QSO. The multiplier transmitter

may not call CQ (solicit contacts).

All stations are allowed to use the spots from DX packet Cluster.


Exchange : RST + serial number (starting with 001 for the first contact).

Points :

- 10 points contacts with 9A stations on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 6 points on 14/21/28 MHz

- 6 points contacts with other continent on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 3 points on 14/21/28 MHz

- 2 points contacts with own continent, including entrant's own country on 1,8/3,5/7 MHz, 1

point on 14/21/28 MHz.


Multipliers : DXCC countries plus WAE list on each band 1 point.

Final score : Sum of QSO points from all bands multiplied with sum of multipliers from all


LOGS: All stations are encouraged to send electronic logs, please send paper logs only if you

make only a few QSOs. All papers log will be used only as checking logs. Your log must be in

Cabrillo file. Please name your file: yourcall.log. The contest programs that support this contest

are TR4W, N1MM logger, N1MM+ logger, Writelog, Win-test, AA-log contest module, EI5DI, LM log. Log

deadline time is 30 days after the contest (this year 19th January 2016).

Awards: Certificates will be awarded to the highest scoring station in each DXCC/WAE country

in each category. Plaques will be awarded to the first station worldwide in section single

operator, all bands and multi operator. Some additional plaques may be awarded to the

continental winners and world champions in category single operator, single band, depending

on getting sponsors for those. For year 2015 we have donnor for  single operator, all bands, high power world category.

More on .

All stations that fulfill conditions for 9ACW award during the contest will get it free of charge if

they send award application to 9A CW award manager.

Electronic logs :

Please put your log on contest robot on

Web application enables contest log uploading in Cabrillo form. After that, application will show

uploaded log again and display possible data error warnings and allow checking and/or correcting data.



Good luck in the contest!