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Nauryz DX Contest

Start: The nearest Saturday to the official day of the holiday "Nauryz" in 08:00 UTC (12 March, 2016 in 08:00)
Finish: Saturday in 13:59 UTC (12 March, 2016 in 13:59)
Modes: CW, SSB
Bands:
80m40m20m15m10m
Categories (classes):
- SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED
- SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED
- SINGLE-OP CW
- SINGLE-OP SSB
- MULTI-ONE
- SWL-RADIO

HIGH Power - maximum legal transmitter output power; 
LOW Power - output power not more than 100 Watt.
Scoring will be done separately for Central Asian stations and the rest of the world. Central Asian country are Kazakhstan,
Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
The following rules are be applicable for all contest categories: - the number of band changes must not exceed 10 during one hour of operation; - Each contest entrant must transmit only one signal at any given time during the contest; - Each contest station must only use single callsign throughout operation; - Any third party help or information in order to facilitate QSOs is prohibited; - DX clusters are allowed but self-spotting is prohibited. For MULTI-ONE - maximum team 3 operators.
2 QSOs shall be allowed for each station on a single band  one in CW and one in SSB.
Exchanges:
Central Asian stations: RS(T) + abbreviated 2 letter code of oblast (viloyat). For example: 59(9) AB. See the list of oblasts
(viloyats) of Central Asian countries below.
Others: RS(T) + number of ITU zone the stations is located at. For instance: 59(9) 29.
LIST OF OBLASTS (VILOYATS) Kazakhstan: Kyrgyzstan: Uzbekistan: AA Astana city BS Bishkek city TK Tashkent city AL Almaty city OS Osh city AN Andizhanskaya oblast AK Akmolinskaya oblast BT Batkenskaya oblast BR Bukharskaya oblast AT Aktyubinskaya oblast DA Jalal-Abadskaya oblast DK Jizakskaya oblast AY Almatinskaya oblast IK Issyk-Kulskaya oblast KD Kashkadaryinskaya oblast AR Atyrauskaya oblast NR Narynskaya oblast NV Navoiiskaya oblast SG Vostochno-Kazakhanskaya oblast OK Oshskaya oblast NM Namanganskaya oblast ZM Zhambylskaya oblast TL Talasskaya oblast SM Samarkandskaya oblast BY Zapadno-Kazakhstanskaya oblast CK Chuyskaya oblast SR Surkhandaryinskaya oblast KG Karagandinskaya oblast SD Syrdaryinskaya oblast KT Kostanaiskaya oblast TN Tashkentskaya oblast KO Kzylordinskaya oblast FG Ferganskaya oblast MN Mangistauskaya oblast HZ Khorezmskaya oblast PV Pavlodarskaya oblast KL Republic of Karakalpakstan SL Severo-Kazakhstanskaya oblast ON Yuzhno-Kazakhstanskaya oblast Tajikistan: Turkmenistan: DB Dushanbe city AB Ashgabad city GB Gorno-Badakhshanskaya autonomous oblast AH Akhalsky Velayat SO Sogdiyskaya oblast BL Balkanskiy Velayat HL Khatlonskaya oblast DZ Dashoguzskiy Velayat DR Other regions/rayons LB Lebapskiy Velayat MR Maryiskiy Velayat
Points for QSO:
10 points per QSO with stations located in Central Asia regardless of their ITU zone;
1 point per QSO within the same ITU zone;
3 points per QSO with station located in other ITU zone on the same continent; 
5 points per QSO with station from the other continent.
Multipliers:
- Different oblasts (viloyats) of Central Asian countries on each band in one of the modes;
- Different ITU zones on each band in one of the modes.
Score:
The final score is calculated as the product of sum of all points on all bands and the sum of multipliers collected on all bands.
Logs:
Each station must provide one contest log in Cabrillo format only. The Cabrillo file format and specifications may be found at 
http://www.kkn.net/~trey/cabrillo/. Both Cabrillo v.2.0 and v. 3.0 will be accepted.
Cabrillo files must be sent by email as attachments to messages. The message subject must include the callsign of the participant.
For stations from Central Asia string LOCATION of the Cabrillo file must have the Oblast/Viloyat code. For example for Astana:
LOCATION: AA
Paper based logs are not accepted. Contest logs with entrants notes and pictures taken during the contest are welcomed. They will be published along with the scoring table. Check-logs are also welcomed even if only one QSO has been made during the contest.
Sending of electronic logs:
Web interface or e-mail to:nauryz@nauryz-dx-contest.com
Deadline:
2nd of April 2016.
Awards:
Participants with the most top score in all entry categories will be awarded with plaques and commemorative medals.
Participants with the 2nd and 3rd top scores in their entry category will be awarded commemorative medals provided there are more
than 5 entrants in the category.
Contest entrant certificates will be provided as PDF files to each one through www.nauryz-dx-contest.com website.
Rule Violations, Penalties and Declaration:
QSOs shall be considered invalid if:
Contest committee does not receive the correspondents log and his callsign presented in less than 5 logs of other participants
(NoLog);
It does not exist in the correspondents log (NotInLog);
If contest exchange shows deviation in callsigns. This QSO shall be discounted from both stations scores (BadCallsign, Receive
error, Partner error);
There is deviation in QSO time exceeding 3 minutes. This QSO shall be discounted from both participants scores (T3); 
*The exception to this rule will be the situation when one of the participants has consistent date and/or time difference error
in the log (STE).
Disqualification: Violation of the contest rules, cheating and submission of QSOs not actually made; Deliberate IARU band plan violation or violation of recommendations provided in the contest rules.
By submitting an entry in the Nauryz DX Contest you agree that: 1.you have read and understood the rules of the contest and agree to be bound by them; 2.you have operated according to all rules and regulations of your country that pertain to amateur radio; 3.your log entry may be made open to the public; 4.all actions and decisions of the Nauryz DX Contest Committee are official and final.
Questions to Contest-Committee:
E-mail for questions:  questions@nauryz-dx-contest.com.
Web-site: http://www.nauryz-dx-contest.com
Link for original rules:
english russian
Examples lines for Cabrillo format logs:
000000000111111111122222222223333333333444444444455555555556666666666777777777788
123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901234567890123456789012345678901
                              -------transmitted------ -------received---------  
**** ***** ** ********** **** ************* *** ****** ************* *** ****** *
for Central Asian stations:
QSO:  7026 CW 2013-04-23 0200 UN5GGG        599 AL     UA8AAA        599 30      
QSO: 14173 PH 2013-04-23 0205 UN5GGG        59  AL     UK1AAA        59  TK      
for DX-stations:
QSO:  7026 CW 2013-04-23 0200 UA8AAA        599 30     UN7GGG        599 AL      
QSO: 14173 PH 2013-04-23 0205 UA8AAA        59  30     UA5GGG        59  29      
Examples head for Cabrillo format logs:
SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED
SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED
SINGLE-OP CW
SINGLE-OP SSB
MULTI-ONE
SWL

SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: HIGH
CATEGORY-MODE: MIXED
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS-CITY: Almaty
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 050019
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP HIGH MIXED
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS: Almaty 050019
ADDRESS: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-POWER: LOW
CATEGORY-MODE: MIXED
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS-CITY: Almaty
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 050019
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP LOW MIXED
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS: Almaty 050019
ADDRESS: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP CW (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-MODE: CW
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS-CITY: Almaty
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 050019
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP CW (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP CW
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS: Almaty 050019
ADDRESS: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP SSB (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: SINGLE-OP
CATEGORY-MODE: SSB
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS-CITY: Almaty
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 050019
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SINGLE-OP SSB (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP SSB
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS: Almaty 050019
ADDRESS: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

MULTI-ONE (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY-OPERATOR: MULTI-OP
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: ONE
LOCATION: AL
OPERATORS: UN5GGG UN0QQQ
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS-CITY: Almaty
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 050019
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

MULTI-ONE (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN5GGG
CATEGORY: MULTI-ONE
LOCATION: AL
OPERATORS: UN5GGG UN0QQQ
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS: Almaty 050019
ADDRESS: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un5ggg@yandex.ru

SWL (Cabrillo 3.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 3.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN7G-1111
CATEGORY-TRANSMITTER: SWL
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS-CITY: Almaty
ADDRESS-POSTALCODE: 050019
ADDRESS-COUNTRY: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un7g1111@yandex.ru

SWL (Cabrillo 2.0 format):
START-OF-LOG: 2.0
CONTEST: NAURYZ-DX
CALLSIGN: UN7G-1111
CATEGORY: SWL
LOCATION: AL
NAME: Ivan Ivanov
ADDRESS: P.O. Box 5555
ADDRESS: Almaty 050019
ADDRESS: Kazakhstan
EMAIL: un7g1111@yandex.ru

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