The Charlie India Club is organising its annual PORTABLE contest that will take place over 2 weekends in july.
This contest is open to ALL radio groups, all operators.
During this CI contest, individual operators must operate outdoors as a Portable Station, working from a car, a truck, a boat, etc…with the aim of making as many contacts as possible on 26-27MHz frequencies.
Weekend 1: From Saturday 17th of july at 00.00 UTC to Sunday 18th of july at 24.00 UTC.
Weekend 2: From Saturday 24th of july at 00.00 UTC to Sunday 25th of july at 24.00 UTC.
1- PORTABLE STATIONS
A generator, a car battery or solar panels are the only permitted sources of power for a Portable Station in this event.
Must provide proofs regarding their location/equipment (GPS/photos/videos)
Can activate 1 or 2 weekends, can also activate ONLY on Saturdays or ONLY on Sundays, that’s entirely their choice.
Please note : CI DONORS STATIONS CAN ALSO BE HUNTERS BUT WHILE HUNTING THEY JUST USE THEIR ORDINARY CI QRZ
(example : 14 CI 177 is a hunter, 14 CI 177/P is a donor)
2- HUNTER STATIONS
Hunter stations can be home base, mobile, portable, etc...
FREQUENCIES & MODES :
From 26 MHz to 27 MHz
All modes (USB, LSB, AM, FM) are valid
Please note: all contesters are advised to adhere to their local laws regarding legal frequency use.
Official CI Portable stations will be allocated P + DIGITS when they register with CI-HQ.
Example : 26 CI 075/P1 or 26 CI 2587/P2 or 14 CI 631/P3
PLEASE REGISTER WITH CI- HQ BEFORE THE 30th of june
SCORING SYSTEM :
ACTIVANT Stations (donors)
Each contact made within your OWN DXCC is worth 1 point.
Each contact made OUTSIDE your own DXCC is worth 2 points.
Contacts between activant stations are permitted and the same scoring rule applies : 1 point within your DXCC, 2 points outside your DXCC.
The same QRZ can only appear once in your log for the entire duration of the contest (duplicated entries will not count)
Each contact with an official activant station WITHIN YOUR DXCC is worth 2 points.
Each contact with an official activant station OUTSIDE YOUR DXCC is worth 5 points.
Only one contact with the same official activant station is permitted over the 2 weekends.
Log sheets must contain the following contact details : Date of QSO, time in UTC, callsign, frequency, mode, R/S.
Logs must be received by the CI HQ by 15/08/2021
Logs can be emailed to email@example.com or posted to :
Charlie India, PO BOX 32, 20243 PRUNELLI DI FBO, FRANCE
The first operator in each category (SINGLE operator, hunters) will win a prize.
Everyone who takes part in the CI portable contest will qualify for an an E award certificate.