SANTA CLAUS CONTEST, Dec. 2021

The Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) has a long history of providing exciting Christmas contest experiences for the Eleven Meter Band DX Community.

This year, a highlight of our Radio Sports calendar is our new Santa Claus Contest.

In this competitive festive season event, there are both DX Hunter and Special Event Station (SES) categories for Delta-Alfa and non-DA participants respectively.

For all the details, including rules, how to register, and more, please read below…


AIMS

  • To provide an enjoyable and competitive radio sports event for the 11m DX Community
  • To spread the joy of Christmas across the 11m DX Community

DATES & TIMES

  • The Santa Claus (SC) Contest will start on December 1, 2021, at 00:00 UTC and conclude on December 31, 2021. at 23:59:59 UTC, 2021.

FREQUENCIES

  • 26-27 MHz
  • All modes

CATEGORIES

SANTA CLAUS STATIONS (DA Only)

  • The aim is for the Santa Claus (SC) station to make as many contacts as possible over the month of December
  • Contacts within the same DXCC are valid
  • Only 1 contact per station is valid
  • All DA-RC members are eligible to participate as a SC station
  • All members who submit a log will receive a special certificate with their log details and final placing in the SC Station category
  • The top 3 SC stations will win a prize

Participation is easy…

1.  Register your interest with the Project Manager, 43DA001 Darren, by sending an email or messaging on the private Facebook page

2.  Attach the suffix /SC to your regular Delta-Alfa QRZ (e.g. 14DA007/SC, 224DA007/SC, 3DA105/SC, etc.)

3.  Keep a log of all stations you work (No progressives issued, just In the Log (ITL) system please)

4.  Email your log sheet by January 14, 2022, to the Project Manager darren43da001@yahoo.com


SANTA CLAUS HUNTERS (Non-DA & DA)

  • The aim is to work as many eligible Santa Claus (SC) stations as possible
  • All operators are eligible to participate, regardless of their DX group or location
  • The station who works the most SC stations will win a prize
  • All SC Hunters who submit a log will receive a special certificate with their log details and final placing in this category
  • A special double full colour Santa QSL card will be printed

Participation is easy…

1.  Hunt DA/SC stations

2.  Keep a log of all DA/SC stations worked with date, time, frequency, signal report, and mode recorded

3.  Email your log by January 14, 2022 — There is no need to send QSL cards

4.  Pay a contribution of $3 US via PayPal if you would like a special double QSL card to confirm your contacts



PROJECT MANAGER DETAILS


SPONSORS

  • To Be Announced