RULES AND GUIDELINES

 

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. 

 

 

CONTEST DETAILS 

 

DATES: 

 

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. 

 

CATEGORIES: 

 

1- PORTABLE STATIONS  

 

SINGLE operator

 

 

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.   

 

CALLSIGNS:

 

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)

 

HUNTERS 

 

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. 

 

LOGS: 

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 charlieindiadx@gmail.com or posted to :  

Charlie India,  PO BOX 32, 20243 PRUNELLI DI FBO, FRANCE 

 

PRIZES

 

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.