|Name||The North American Winter Contest 2018|
|Description||NA Winter 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 US and Canada Awards introduced in HS4.
Top 3 scorers US/Canada
Top 3 scorers in Europe
Top 3 scorers in Asia
Top 3 scorers in South America, Central America & Caribbean islands, Africa, Australia & Oceania
1st prize: 30 HS Credits
2nd prize: 20 HS Credits
3rd prize: 15 HS Credits
|Bands||160, 80, 60, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12, 11, 10m|
|Rules||Only one QSO per band with the same station.
Repeated QSOs with the same station are valid on every new band.
15 minutes must have passed before you can contact the same op on a different band.
|Score Calculation||Final Score calculation:
Total distance score x (sum of Region and Country scores) = Final score
|Max Power||100 Watts|
|Exchange||RS + serial number|
|QSO Points||Distance score:
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-...)
For each unique US State or CA Province worked you are getting 1 point for multiplier
For each unique country worked (excluding USA and Canada) you are getting 1 point for multiplier
|Start date UTC||2018-12-15 00:00|
|End date UTC||2018-12-15 23:59|
|Log deadline UTC||2018-12-20 23:59|