Mecklenburg-Vorpommern-Contest

The DARC-District Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has the honor to invite all radio amateurs to participate in the MVP-CONTEST.

Date: 3rd saturday of March every year
stations to work: stations from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (MVP) all stations
all other stations only stations from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (MVP)
Times / Modes / Frequencies: 13.00 - 15.00 UTC CW: 3510-3560 kHz
SSB: 3600-3650 kHz
15.00 - 16.30 UTC CW: 1810-1839 kHz
SSB: 1841-1890 kHz
16.30 - 17.30 UTC FM: 433,375-433,550 MHz
CW/SSB: 432,200 MHz *
17.30 - 18.30 UTC FM: 145.375-145,550 MHz except 145,500
CW/SSB: 144,200 MHz*
repeater operation not allowed - * orientation frequency
Categories: stations from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (MVP) Class A: HF, CW
Class B: HF, SSB
Class C: HF, MIXED MODE
Class F: UHF, MIXED MODE
additional participants Class G: Guests HF, UHF, MIXED MODE
Class S: SWLs HF, UHF, MIXED MODE
Call: CQ MVP; TEST MVP
Exchange: HF all DL-stations send RS(T) + DOK + zip code, e.g. 59(9)/V22/17098

DL-stations without DOK send RS(T) + NM + zip code, e.g. 59(9)/NM/17258

stations outside DL send RS(T) + zip code
UHF all send RS(T) + DOK + LOC, e.g. 59(9)/V06/JO54WC

DL-stations without DOK send RS(T) + NM + LOC, e.g. 59(9)/NM/JO63SB
Multipliers: MVP-members : number of different DOKs + DXCC-countries worked (excl. DL) per band
Guests and SWL: number of MVP-DOKs worked per band
Points: points for contacts between MVP-stations 3 points
points for contacts between MVP-and other stations 1 point
guests for each QSO with MVP-stations 1 point
SWLs have to logged MVP-call with exchange and call of station worked 1 point
QSOs once per band and broadcasting
Scoring: The final score is the total sum of the QSO points from all bands multiplied by the sum of multipliers from all bands.
Log instructions: Send electronic logs to the e-mail address DL4WK@darc.de (with activated read confirmation in the e-mail program) of the Contest Manager.
Cabrillo format is preferred, otherwise the evaluation should be readable as text file.

The file name should be created in the following format:
Participant-class_call sign e.g. A_DL3UB.cbr
please state MVP 202x and callsign in the subject line.

Paper logs as LOG excerpts and with your own callsign as mail to the contest manager.
Deadline: 31.03.202x (e-mail or postmark)
Contestmanager: OM Wolfgang Kunicke, DL4WK
Mühlenstraße 30
17098 Friedland
Germany
e-mail: DL4WK@darc.de
Awards: Contest certificates can be downloaded from the contest website.