|Name||HamSphere 4.0 Southern Hemisphere contest 2017|
|Description||This 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|
|Rules||Each 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 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 Calculation||Final 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 Power||100 Watts|
|Exchange||RS + Sequence number (starting from 001)|
|QSO Points||1 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 info||Multipliers is total number of each worked, valid and confirmed unique operators from Southern Hemisphere only 1 time during all event.|
|Start date UTC||2017-09-23 00:00|
|End date UTC||2017-09-23 23:59|
|Log deadline UTC||2017-09-24 23:59|