13 Oct

International Naval Contest 2018

 INTERNATIONAL NAVAL CONTEST 2018  

The Portuguese Navy Hamradio Club – NRA, has the honour of inviting amateurs from all over the world in general and in particular all members of International Naval Hamradio Clubs to take part in the International Naval Contest (INC) 2018 which take place every year on the second weekend of December.

This year: 8th December 2018 16:00 UTC to 9th December 2018 15:59 UTC

Bands: 3.5 – 7 – 14 – 21 – 28 MHz

Preferred frequencies: CW: 3,565 – 7,020 – 14,055 – 21,160 – 28,350 MHz

SSB: 3,625 – 7,060 – 14,303 – 21,175 – 28,993 MHz

Mode: CW – SSB – Mixed

Exchange:

  1. Naval Club Member: RST+CLUB+MEMBERSHIP NUMBER (eg. “599 PN070”

  2. Non-Naval Member: RST+NUMBER (eg. “599 001”)

Points:

1. Naval club members:10 Point

2. Non-Naval members:1 Point

Rules:

  1. Each station may be worked once per band.

  2. Each logged member of a Naval Club is counted only once as a multiplier, even if he or she has worked on multiple bands.

Score: Total QSO points * Multipliers = total score

Participating Naval Clubs:

 

ARMI

Associazione Radioamatori Marinai Italiani:

MI

BMARS

Belgian Maritime Amateur Radio Society:

BM

FNARS

Finnish Naval Amateur Radio Society:

FN

INORC

Italian Naval “Old Rhythmers” Club”:

IN

MARAC

Marine Amateur Radio Club Netherlands:

MA

MF

Marinefunker-Runde e.V.:

MF

MFCA

Marine Funker Club Austria:

CA

NRA

Núcleo de Radio Amadores da Armada Portugal:

PN

RNARS

Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society:

RN

YO-MARC

Romanian Marine Radio Amateur Club:

YO

 

Participating classes:

A = Naval Station all band mixed mode (single op)

B = Naval Station all band CW (single op)

C = Naval Station all band SSB (single op)

D = All band SWL

E = Naval Club Station (multi op)

F = Non-Naval Station

G = Check Log

Note: Participation in the contest is allowed under only one membership number.

Trophies: Award for 1st 2nd and 3rd rank per class;

Certificates: Certificates of participation to all participants;

Note: Awards and Certificates will be automatically generated by the system and sent to the log owner in PDF Format;

Settlement:

  1. Logs are to be uploaded to the contest site under Cabrillo format: https://inc2018.nra.pt/logsubmit

  2. Information about Contest is available at dedicated site: https://inc2018.nra.pt

Dead Line: Logs are to be uploaded till 2018 December 31st;

Questions:

For any question please contact David, CT1DRB, contest manager, through e-mail: inc2018@nra.pt