DigiFest is sponsored:

    by Kyiv DX and Contest Club with support of

– MixW team
– Rig Expert UkraineLtd.

                                DIGIFEST RULES 2019

Cabrillo logs to be sent to: digifest@rigexpert.com
Or upload to https://rigexpert.com/digifest/sendlog  

1. Competition (unconventional digimodes): 
      All over the world  

2. Date and time:           
      I Period 04:00 UTC - 12:00 Saturday 1 June 2019         
     II Period 20:00 UTC - 04:00 Saturday 1 June / Sunday 2 June 2019        
    III Period 12:00 UTC - 20:00 Sunday 2 June 2019          

   1-st full weekend in June every year. 

3. Modes:
        RTTY75 (75 baud)
        BPSK 63
        MFSK 16
        HELLSCHREIBER
        OLIVIA (250 Hz, 4 tones)
 4. Bands:
        80 meters band (3.5 MHz)
        40 meters band (7 MHz)
        20 meters band (14 MHz)
        15 meters band (21 MHz)
        10 meters band (28 MHz)
        Dupes are allowed on different bands or different modes on the same band.
        In other words work station once per band per mode 
        (5 QSO’s in different modes will be counted per each band).
        Please leave PSK31 band (14070...14071) for non-contest operation.

5. Categories:
    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 24H          (All Modes, All Bands, High Power, 24 Hours) 
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 24H           (All Modes, All Bands, Low Power, 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP ALL QRP 24H           (All Modes, All Bands, QRP, 24 Hours)

    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8H           (All Modes, All Bands, High Power, 8 Hours)*
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8H            (All Modes, All Bands, Low Power, 8 Hours)*
    SINGLE-OP ALL QRP 8H            (All Modes, All Bands, QRP, 8 Hours) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE RY 24H    (All Bands, Single Mode RTTY 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE PK 24H    (All Bands, Single Mode PSK 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE MK 24H    (All Bands, Single Mode MFK 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HE 24H    (All Bands, Single Mode Hellschreiber 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE OL 24H    (All Bands, Single Mode Olivia 24 Hours)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE RY 8H     (All Bands, Single Mode RTTY 8 Hours) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE PK 8H     (All Bands, Single Mode PSK 8 Hours) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE MK 8H     (All Bands, Single Mode MFK 8 Hours) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HE 8H     (All Bands, Single Mode Hellschreiber 8 Hours) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE OL 8H     (All Bands, Single Mode Olivia 8 Hours) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 80M 24H   (All Modes, Single Band 80M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 40M 24H   (All Modes, Single Band 40M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 20M 24H   (All Modes, Single Band 20M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 15M 24H   (All Modes, Single Band 15M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 10M 24H   (All Modes, Single Band 10M)
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 80M 8H    (All Modes, Single Band 80M) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 40M 8H    (All Modes, Single Band 40M) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 20M 8H    (All Modes, Single Band 20M) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 15M 8H    (All Modes, Single Band 15M) *
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 10M 8H    (All Modes, Single Band 10M) *
    MULTI-OP ALL HIGH 24H           (Single Transmitter, All Modes, All Bands)
         * 8 hours are composed from a number of arbitrary time periods, separated by breaks
         (i.e. not necessarily the whole periods I, II or III of the contest).
         The start of 8-hour entry is the first QSO time.
         The breaks minimum is 1 hour each.
         The contacts made after of 8-hour limit are counted for other participants.
        QRP -  Max peak power   10 watts
        LOW -  Max peak power  100 watts
        HIGH - Max peak power 1000 watts

6. Exchange:
        Signal report + four-digit Grid Square (Example: 599 KO50).
7. QSO points:
        1 point per 1 Km of distance (calculated by centers of Grid Squares).
        No need to calculate by participant.
8. Multiplier:
        The number of Grid Squares (once per log).
9. Scoring:
        The sum of QSO points multiplied by multiplier = TOTAL SCORE.

10. Disqualification:
        For usage of PSK31 band (14070...14071).
        For transmission over NCDXF beacons on 14100, 21150 and 28200.
        For two signals on one or many bands simultaneously.
11. Cabrillo logs are accepted within 7 days after the contest end:
        Upload via https://rigexpert.com/digifest/sendlog 
        Or send e-mail to: digifest@rigexpert.com
        Modes in the log are marked by two character code as follows:
        RY = RTTY
        OL = OLIVIA
        PK = PSK (or PS)
        MK = MFSK16 (or MF)
        HE = HELLSCHREIBER
        The log example:
        START-OF-LOG: 2.0
        CALLSIGN: UX1UA *
        CATEGORY: SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 24H *
        CONTEST: DIGIFEST
        CREATED-BY: MixW 4.1.4
        NAME: Sergei Litvinov *
        ADDRESS: P.O.Box 111 *
        ADDRESS: Kyiv 01001 *
        ADDRESS: UKRAINE *
        E-MAIL: ux1ua@qsl.net *
        OPERATORS: *
        QSO: 14081 RY 2019-06-01 1421 UX1UA      599 KO50   UT2UZ     599 KO50
        QSO: 14079 PK 2019-06-01 1422 UX1UA      599 KO50   UT7U      599 KO40
        QSO: 14075 HE 2019-06-01 1423 UX1UA      599 KO50   UR4MCB    599 JN76
        END-OF-LOG:

        Fields marked by asterisks (*) must be filled in.

12.  Prizes and T-shirts (will be sent to home address indicated in the log):
    MULTI-OP ALL HIGH 24H           1st place – interface TI-5000, 2nd place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 24H          1st place – interface TI-5000, 2nd place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 24H           1st place – interface TI-5000, 2nd place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP ALL QRP 24H           1st place – T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP ALL HIGH 8H           1st place – TI-8 interface, 2nd place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP ALL LOW 8H            1st place – TI-8 interface, 2nd place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP ALL QRP 8H            1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE RY 24H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE PK 24H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE MK 24H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HE 24H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE OL 24H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE RY 8H     1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE PK 8H     1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE MK 8H     1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE HE 8H     1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-MODE OL 8H     1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 80M 24H   1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 40M 24H   1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 20M 24H   1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 15M 24H   1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 10M 24H   1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 80M 8H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 40M 8H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 20M 8H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 15M 8H    1st place - T-shirt
    SINGLE-OP SINGLE-BAND 10M 8H    1st place - T-shirt      
        12.1. To all contest participants with more than 100 confirmed QSO, 
        a special prize is guaranteed.
13. Contact information:
        Cabrillo logs to be sent to:  digifest@rigexpert.com        
        Or upload to:  https://rigexpert.com/digifest/sendlog  
        E-mail:        mixw@rigexpert.com 
                        
        09.03.2019