HamSphere 4.0 Contest Calendar
NameHamSphere 4.0 Southern Hemisphere contest 2017
DescriptionThis contest is to promote QSOs on HamSPhere 4.0 with operators located to the south from Equator.
Bands 60, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 m
RulesEach operator of HamSphere 4.0 can contact with all operators from all over the world for distance points and with all operators from Southern Hemisphere (to the south from Equator) for distance points, extra points and multipliers.

Repeated QSOs with the same operator are valid on every new band.

Each confirmed and valid contact with operator from Southern Hemisphere will bring you points for distance and 10 extra points.

Each unique operator from Southern Hemisphere will bring you 1 point for multiplier only 1 time during all event.

Do not forget about 15 minutes rule. 15 minutes must have passed before you can contact the same op on a different band.

Group A:Europe
Group B: Asia
Group C: North America and South America
Group D: Africa and Oceania
Additional Group E: Southern Hemisphere operators (to motivate them to participate).


1st place in every group - 30 HS credits
2nd place in every group - 20 HS credits
3rd place in every group - 10 HS credits
4th-10th places in every group - 5 HS credits

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please do not send your QSL cards during contest. Send them after contest.
Score CalculationFinal result = (Total distance points + Total extra points) x (Total numbers of worked unique operators from southern hemisphere +1)

+1 is for cases if operator did not work any Southern Hemisphere operator
Max Power100 Watts
ExchangeRS + Sequence number (starting from 001)
QSO Points1 point per QSO (0-500km)
2 points per QSO (500km-2500km)
3 points per QSO (2500km-5000km)
4 points per QSO (5000km-10000km)
5 points per QSO (10000km-...)

10 extra points for each valid QSO with operators who are located to the south from Equator
Extra infoMultipliers is total number of each worked, valid and confirmed unique operators from Southern Hemisphere only 1 time during all event.
Start date UTC2017-09-23 00:00
End date UTC2017-09-23 23:59
Log deadline UTC2017-09-24 23:59