HamSphere 4.0 Contest Calendar
NameThe North American High Frequency Contest 2016
DescriptionNA HF Contest objective: For HS4 operators around the world to contact other HS4 operators in as many U.S. states, Canadian provinces/territories, and countries as possible thus promoting new US and Canada Awards introduced in HS4.

Top 3 scorers US/Canada
Top 3 scorers in Europe & Asia,
Top 3 scorers in South America, Central America & Caribbean islands, Africa, Australia & Oceania

1st prize: 30 HS Credits + Certificate
2nd prize: 20 HS Credits
3rd prize: 15 HS Credits

Bands20, 17, 15, 12m
RulesOnly one QSO per band with the same station.
15 minutes must have passed before you can contact the same op on a different band.
Score CalculationFinal Score calculation:

Total distance score x (sum of Region and Country scores) = Final score
Max Power100 Watts
ExchangeRS + serial number
QSO PointsDistance score:

1 point per QSO (0-1500 km)
2 points per QSO (1500 km-3500 km)
3 points per QSO (3500 km-7500 km)
4 points per QSO (7500 km-15000 km)
5 points per QSO (15000+ km)

Region and Country score:

For each unique US State or CA Province worked you are getting 1 point
For each unique country worked (excluding USA and Canada) you are getting 1 point
Extra info
Start date UTC2016-12-17 00:00
End date UTC2016-12-17 23:59
Log deadline UTC2016-12-19 00:00
ManagerPavel UR5FAI