GARES Winter 2021/22 Challenge: Rules
To work as many DXCC as you can manage on a band of your choice from the below selection. To level the playing field for Foundation and Intermediate licensees more credit is given for contacts made by those licence holders as detailed below. Entry is simple. Just send an email when you’ve have something to report.
Although we will keep score the Challenge is not intended to be a contest but will enable results and experiences to be shared amongst participants. Awards certificates will be given to leading stations in their respective sections and the leading Foundation and Intermediate stations.
Starting on Saturday 1st January 2022 and finishing Monday 28th February 2022.
Any band from 160 to 15 mtrs.10 & 12 Mtrs will be grouped together for this challenge. 60 Mtrs is not included. Just pick one and stick to it.
10/100/>100 Sections. You can only enter one section.
Exchanges and Modes:
All modes are allowed appropriate to the band in use. A DXCC can only be worked once. Contacts should involve, as a minimum, an exchange of reports. Contest contacts are not allowed.
One point will be given for contacts made with each DXCC.
- Points for contacts made by Foundation licence holders will be tripled
- Points for contacts made by Intermediate licence holders will be doubled.
Send entries to firstname.lastname@example.org. G4ENZ is administering this is administering this challenge.
A spreadsheet is available to track your progress. Submit this spreadsheet via email whenever you are ready to report.
Alternatively, you can print out the spreadsheet and keep a paper record of your progress. If you can get a copy of this paper record to G4ENZ, it will be included in the challenge table. Home address for G4ENZ is correct on QRZ.COM.
Rules published 22nd December 2021
All Scores and Rules
|28 Feb 2022||Pick a band||10/100/>100||Triple points for Foundation|
Double points Intermediate
|20 June 2021||Every Mode (160m-70cm)||10/50/100||All modes|
|9 January 2021||HF (except 30/60m)||10/100||Data and CW/SSB/Data/Weak signal sections|
|4 July 2020||6m and 4m||100W||Data and CW/SSB sections for each band.|
|25 Jan 2020||HF (except 30m)||10/100||UK/EI Counties & Islands|
|29 June 2019||6m OR 4m||100W||Locator squares|
|26 Jan 2019||HF except 30 & 60m||10/100||Continents|
|30 June 2018||160 to 10m||10/100||CQ Zones|
|2m and 70cm||25||Counties and Islands|
|6 Jan 2018||80/40/30m||10/100||Europe|
|31 May 2017||30/17/12m||100||US & Canada|
|31 Jan 2017||Any||10/100|
|30 June 2016||10/6m||100|
|31 Jan 2016||40/80m||10|
|31 July 2015||6m||Any|
|31 March 2015||Any||100/400||Commonwealth and US States|
|31 May 2014||Any||Any||Data only|
|30 June 2013||17-6m||Any|
|28 Feb 2013||160-20m||Any||Districts & Countries|
|31 July 2012||17/12m||10/100||WARC Bands|
|31 March 2012||One Band||10/Any||Choose your band|
|31 Aug 2011||6m||Any|
|30 May 2011||160 - 10m||Any|