4M reception contest rules
- Receive as many messages as possible
- All 5 types of messages count
Although the callsign messages, the telemetry messages and Dralux (radiation experiment) will be displayed on the website, the ‘global’ messages are not.
There are two categories
One reception station, either multioperator, either single operator
Up to 6 stations can team to collect messages. Each station can be mono or multi operator.
Team should preferably be comprised of stations on different continents.
Stations of the same country will be included in the Individual / multi op category.
Send a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with
4M-CONTEST- registration-Callsign1-Callsign2-…(up to 6)-MASTER-callsign (the station that collects the ALL.TXT in team)
Once registered, teams cannot be changed.
Start and duration
The contest starts at the activation of 4M, i.e. around 23Oct. 19:17UTC
The duration of the contest is set at 151.5 hours.
Submission of results
Each day at 20:30UTC, the station(s) sends its ALL.TXT at email@example.com
The subject should be formatted that way
For individual category:
YYYY-MM-DD-4M-CONTEST-STATION CALLSIGN-QRA locator
For team category
YYYY-MM-DD-4M-CONTEST-CALLSIGN1-CALLSIGN2-….(up to 6)-QRA1-QRA2-…(up to 6)
Results will be published in December
Individual: An ETTUS B210 SDR board
Team: a funcube dongle pro for each team member
Each registered participant will be attributed the patch of the mission