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.
Portable contest, List of activants
1 CI 100/P1 Maurizio 68 CI 135/P13 Andy
161 CI 101/P2 Jerzy 68 CI 038/P14 Myles
26 CI 2121/P3 Adrian 67 CI 001/P15 Gustavo
30 CI 111/P4 Rafael 68 CI 001/P16 Geoff
14 CI 022/P5 Henri 68 CI 590/P17 William
14 CI 017/P6 Laurent 68 CI 089/P18 Marty
1 CI 983/P7 Pasquale 14 CI 065/P19 Didier
13 CI 007/P8 Dirk 45 CI 120/P20 Zdenko
68 CI 999/P9 Darren 4 CI 020/P21 Sebastian
1 CI 150/P10 Fabio 104 CI 101/P22 Roy
14 CI 101/P11 Olivier 233 CI 073/P23 Cosmin
104 CI 102/P12 Syl