Friday, October 05, 2012

EPC Russia DX Contest 2012

The Russian Section of the European PSK Club has the honour to invite the radio amateurs all over the world to participate in the EPC Russia DX Contest 2012. The contest starts at 04:00 UTC October 6, 2012 and ends at 04:00 UTC October 6, 2012. The objective of the contest is to establish as many contacts as possible between radio amateurs around the world and radio amateurs in Russia on BPSK63 mode. The Contest is annually held at the first weekend in October in BPSK63 mode on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters bands. Every station can be contacted once per band. The operator may change the bands without any restrictions. The output power should not exceed 10 watts on 160 meters and 100 watts on other bands. Only one transmitted signal is permitted at any time.

Categories: SOAB, SOLF, SOHF, MOAB. There are two separate groups of entrants: RUSSIA - All participants from the Russian Federation, WORLD - All the rest participants.

Number Exchange: RSQ is not sent. EPC-RU stations should send their EPC-RU number (4 digits) + Grid Locator, RSQ is not required (example 0262 KO95 separately). All the rest stations should send QSO number, starting 001 + Grid Locator, RSQ is not required (example 001 IO75 - Only separately). The recommended call is "CQ EPCRU TEST".

Log Instructions: Mode BPSK63 should be designated in the report as PM and in any way differently! All times must be in UTC. All sent and received exchanges are to be logged. The Contest Committee accepts logs in the Cabrillo format ONLY. You should send your log upload via the Web interface:

All logs must be sent no later than 15 days after the contest (24:00 UTC 22 october 2012). Please, your questions or Cabrillo reports which you cannot load, send to the address of: epc(at)

MixW settings and statistics files for EPCRUDXC:

More info - EPCRUDXC-2012: RULES

Good luck to all the participants. 73!

EPC RUSSIA DX Contest Committee