Mode: AM, SSB, FM.
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2m.
Exchange: Name + RS + (state/province/country) + rcvr/xmtr manuf/model.
Work stations: Once per band per mode per rcr/xmtr manuf/model.
QSO Points: To reward those using older gear, up to 2,000 point bonus will be awarded to every CX participant who operates the same model rig as their Novice station. Three QSOs are required. One receiver and one transmitter may be counted and are worth 1,000 points each. Up to 2,000 point bonus will be awarded to every CX participant who operates an RME receiver and for using an WRL transmitter. Three QSOs are required. One receiver and one transmitter may be counted and are worth 1,000 points each.
Multipliers: CX Multiplier is the total age in years old of all receivers and transmitters you (u)used in that mode(/u). Do not include the age of ancillary items such as a separate VFO, amplifier, key or bug, antenna, tree holding up the antenna, operating desk, operator or operator’s dog. To qualify to be counted in the multiplier, each receiver or transmitter must be used in a minimum of three complete QSOs . If the equipment is homebrew, count it as 25 years old unless actual construction date or date of its construction article is older. Transceivers score as separate receivers and transmitters of equal age.
Score Calculation: Total score = sum(total mode QSO points x total mode mults) + Bonus Points.
Submit logs by: December 31, 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Mail logs to: WQ8U, 104 W. Queen St., Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA.