Monday, 11 January 2016

RULES FOR THE 2016 ATLANTIC WHITE CANE CONTEST

 THE YARMOUTH AMATEUR RADIO CLUB IS PROUD TO ONCE AGAIN SPONSOR THE ANNUAL WHITE CANE CONTEST WHICH WILL BE HELD ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 7th, 2016 ON THE 80 METER BAND USING LOWER SIDEBAND FROM 7:30 UNTIL 9:30 AM AND FROM 3:00 UNTIL 6:00 PM ATLANTIC STANDARD TIME.

ONLY CONTACTS WITH AMATEURS IN THE FOUR ATLANTIC PROVINCES WILL COUNT FOR POINTS AND IF A PERSON HOLDS MORE THAN ONE CALL SIGN, ONLY ONE CONTACT WITH THAT PERSON WILL COUNT.

CONTEST LOGS:

CONTEST LOGS SHALL CONTAIN THE CALL-SIGN, NAME AND STATUS OF EACH CONTACT.  STATUS IS WC FOR A WHITE CANER AND NWC FOR A NON-WHITE CANER.  WHITE CANERS NEED NOT ENTER THE TIMES OF EACH CONTACT BUT NON-WHITE CANERS MUST ENTER THE TIMES.

SCORING:

A CONTACT WITH A WHITE CANER WILL COUNT FOR TWO POINTS AND A CONTACT WITH A NON-WHITE CANER WILL COUNT FOR ONE POINT.  FINAL SCORE WILL BE THE TOTAL OF YOUR POINTS

HOW TO ENTER:

LOGS MAY BE MAILED TO DAVID VAIL AT 50 PORTER ST. YARMOUTH, N.S.  B5A 2Y9  IN PRINT, IN BRAILLE OR ON CASSETTE TAPE, OR BY E-MAIL TO ve1gm@rac.ca TO BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 28, 2016.


FIRST PLACE CERTIFICATES WILL BE SENT TO THE TOP SCORERS IN BOTH THE WHITE CANE AND NON-WHITE CANE CATEGORIES AND A CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION WILL BE SENT TO ANY STATION THAT MAKES 20 OR MORE VALID CONTACTS. 

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