DARC RTTY - rules
DARC RTTY-short contest rules
Contest Manager RTTY kurz
dl7ys (at) darc.de
The "General Contest Rules" of DARC e.V. apply in the version published on the pages of the contest department.
For the year 2023, the annual winner will be determined after the two competitions in July and October 2023.
Organizer: DARC Referat Conteste
1 Contest Periods
Quarterly, every first month of a quarter, every second tuesday
18.00 UTC - 19.29 UTC
Dates for the next legs:
|11 July 2023||18:00 - 19:29 UTC|
|10 October 2023||18:00 - 19:29 UTC|
|9 January 2024||18:00 - 19:29 UTC|
|9 April 2024||18:00 - 19:29 UTC|
|9 July 2024||18:00 - 19:29 UTC|
|8 October 2024||18:00 - 19:29 UTC|
2 Bands / Modes
Bands: 80m and 40m
Every station may be may be worked once on 3.5 MHz and once on 7 MHz.
Single operator, low power
Single operator, QRP
Different classes for participants from DL and outside DL
Output power: low power = up to 100 watts, QRP = max. 5 watts
German stations send RS(T) and their DOK, or "NM" (no member) if they are not a
DARC member. NM does not count as a multiplier.
Other stations send: RS(T) + serial number
5 QSO Points
Each completed QSO counts 1 point
One multiplier per DOK per band and one multiplier per prefix per band
The sum of the QSO points multiplied by the sum of the multiplier points.Incorrect
QSOs will be deleted.
8 Log Submission
Please submit your log in CABRILLO file format via web upload. The web upload is
The receipt of logs will be automatically confirmed by an email with a message of
possible errors in the log and the password for the access to your UBN-file. The logs
will be part of the DCL (DARC Community Logbook). By submitting the log, the
participant claims to fully accept the rules of the contest.
All entries must be sent within seven (7) days after the contest.
Certificates will be awarded to every participant as PDF-file for self-printing.
Violation of the rules of the contest or unsportsmanlike conduct will be deemed
sufficient cause for disqualification.
In Wintest (as long, as the DARC Short-RTTY-Contest is not implemented) please
use DARC Eastercontest or DARC Xmas-Contest and simply change the mode
N1MM works as well as WinTest with the same settings as DARC-Easter- or XMAS-
Contest. UCX-Log has implemented the DARC RTTY-Short-Contest in the release 8.29
13 Contest Manager
DL7YS, Peter John
For questions: dl7ys(at)darc.de