REP – Rede dos Emissores Portugueses, sponsors ‘PORTUGAL DAY CONTEST’ each year on the second Saturday of June, being part of IARU Contest Calendar. All radio amateurs of the world are welcome to participate!

Date:

14h and 15th June 2014

Time:

12:00 UTC to 12:00 UTC

Bands:

10, 15, 20, 40 and 80 meter bands, fully respecting licensing rules of each country. Observance of established band plans is strongly encouraged.

Mode:

SSB, CW or Mixed

Category:

Single Operator All Bands, except official stations of REP

Exchange:

DX Stations send RST followed by one sequential number beginning 001.
Portuguese Stations (including Autonomous Regions of Azores and Madeira Islands) send RST followed by letters identifying their respective District (or County if Azores and Madeira Islands) – check list bellow.

QSO Points:

Contact between DX and Portuguese Stations are worth 10 points (DX/CT scores 10 points and CT/DX scores 1 point)
Contact between DX stations in the same Continent and Country are worth 1 point
Contact between DX stations from different Continents are worth 2 points
Contact between Portuguese Stations are worth 5 points

Scoring examples - CT side and DX side - Click Here!

Multipliers:

Each District (Portugal)
Each County (Azores and Madeira Islands)
Each DXCC country

Scoring examples - CT side and DX side - Click Here!

Multiplier Points:

Each Contact with Portuguese District (or County if Azores/Madeira) are worth 5 points
Each contact with a different DXCC country are worth 1 point
Each multiplier is counted only once by Band regardless of the Mode.

Scoring examples - CT side and DX side - Click Here!

Final Score:

Total contact points from all bands multiplied by the total Multiplier points.

Scoring examples - CT side and DX side - Click Here!

Trophies:

->Click to view the list of Sponsored Plaques!<-

Plaque for the best World Score, with a minimum of 500 valid QSOs.
Plaque for the best CT Score, with a minimum of 500 valid QSOs.
Certificate for the best score in each DXCC country, if the total submitted score is higer or equal to 20% of the Worlds' best Score in each category.
Participation Certificate for all stations with 200 or more valid QSOs.

Prizes are not cumulative.

Logs:

Logs should be organized following Cabrillo file format:
Callsign, Date, UTC, Mode, RST/** sent and received, Band, Points, Multipliers.
Each paper log entry should be accompanied by a Summary sheet listing all scoring information, duplicates, entrant’s name and mailing address.

Deadline

All entries must be emailed or postmarked no later than 1st September of the same year to:

e-mail to rep-concursos@rep.pt

The Cabrillo log should be attached as a file, with your callsign in the "Subject:" line of the e-mail.

or

REP – Rede dos Emissores Portugueses
Manager de Concursos e Diplomas
Rua D. Pedro V, nº 7 – 4º
1250-092 Lisboa
Portugal

Prefixes:

Portugal - CT1 CT2 CT4 CT5 CT7 CQ7 CS2 CR5 CR6
Azores Island - CU1 CU2 CU3 CU4 CU5 CU6 CU7 CU8 CU9 CR1 CR2 CQ8
Madeira Island - CT3 CT9 CQ3 CQ9 CR3

Observations:

Failure to fill out the header correctly may result in your entry being reclassified as a checklog.


PORTUGAL DAY CONTEST MULTIPLIERS

Portugal (Distritos)
Portugal DISTRITOS
Aveiro AV
Beja BJ
Braga BR
Bragança BG
Castelo BrancoCB
CoimbraCO
ÉvoraEV
FaroFR
GuardaGD
LeiriaLR
LisboaLX
PortalegrePG
PortoPT
SantaremSR
SetubalST
Viana do CasteloVC
Vila RealVR
ViseuVS


Madeira Island (Concelhos)
Madeira Island CONCELHOS
Calheta CAL
Camara de Lobos CMB
Funchal FU
Machico MC
Ponta do SolPS
Porto MonizPM
Porto SantoPTS
Ribeira BravaRB
Santa CruzSCM
SantanaSTM
São VicenteSV


Azores Island (Concelhos)
Azores Islands CONCELHOS
Angra do Heroismo AH
Calheta CA
Sta. Cruz da Graciosa SCG
Velas VL
Vila Praia da Vitória PV
CorvoCV
HortaHT
Lajes das FloresLJF
Lajes do PicoLJP
MadalenaMD
Sta. Cruz Das FloresSCF
São Roque do PicoSRP
LagoaLG
NordesteND
Ponta DelgadaPD
PovoaçãoPO
Ribeira GrandeRG
Vila France do CampoFC
Vila do PortoVP