|Name||HamSphere 4.0 Russian Federation Contest 2018|
|Description||Beam your antennas to Russia, work as many operators from Russian Federation and Kaliningrad oblast as possible.|
|Bands||160, 80, 60 , 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 m|
|Rules||Every participant can work all stations all over the world. Repeated QSOs with the same operator are valid on every new band. For every valid QSO you will receive points depending on distance between you and operator which you have worked. For every valid QSO with operator from Russian Federation and Kaliningrad oblast you will receive 10 extra points. Multipliers will be every new operator from Russian Federation and Kaliningrad oblast of Russian Federation (UA2F or 307HS) once during all contest. List of territories which are valid for multipliers and extra points is shown below in the Multipliers section. Final result will be calculated as a sum of distance points and extra points multiplied by a number of worked Russian operators. Do not forget about the 15 minutes rule. 15 minutes must have passed before you can contact the same op on a different band.
1) Group “Europe” (including European Russia and Kaliningrad oblast)
2) Group “Asia” (including Asiatic Russia)
3) Group “North America and South America”
4) Group "Africa and Oceania"
1st places in every category will receive 30 HS credits
2nd places in every category will receive 20 HS credits
3rd places in every category will receive 10 HS credits
|Score Calculation||Total points = (Total points for QSOs distances + Total extra point for QSO with russian operators) multiply by (Total numbers of worked russian operators+1)
+1 is for cases, if operator did not work with any operator from Russian Federation or Kaliningrad oblast
|Max Power||100 Watts|
|Exchange||RS + Serial numbers (beginning from 001)|
|QSO Points||1 point per QSO (0-500 km)
2 points per QSO (500 km-2500 km)
3 points per QSO (2500 km-5000 km)
4 points per QSO (5000 km-10000 km)
5 points per QSO (10000 km-…)
10 points per every QSO with operators from Russian Federation and Kaliningrad oblast.
Every new operator from Russian Federation or Kaliningrad oblast ONE TIME during the contest.
Countries and territories valid for multipliers and extra points:
RUSSIAN FEDERATION RU
|Start date UTC||2018-10-27 07:00|
|End date UTC||2018-10-28 06:59|
|Log deadline UTC||2018-10-30 23:59|