Each station is limited to one (1) transmitter at a time. Additional (unlimited) receivers may be used to aid in spotting stations. Relay stations and repeaters are not allowed for this event. Only simplex contacts between two stations may count. The only exception is the allowed satellite contacts.
Remote operation is not allowed, except for a collegiate station operating remote to their shack to facilitate a public demonstration in accordance with the bonus points below.
The event will take place on Saturday, September 19th, 2020 at 0000 UTC to Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 2359 UTC.
Points may be scored on any amateur radio band, except 12, 17, 30, and 60 meters. Points are scored for each band worked.
When a contact is made, each operator must exchange the following information:
Points are earned for each QSO as a per mode, per band basis. Multipliers are applied to QSO and then summed with all other QSOs. Multipliers cannot be combined on a given QSO, except QRP. Bonus points are added to the total log score. Example: A log with a CW QSO with a faculty of your school is 25 points and a phone QSO with another college club is 10 points, for a total log score of 35 points.
Stations may enter in one of the following five (5) classes. Low power is considered to be 150 watts and below. If a station fits into more than one class (ex. Alumni and employee), the operator may choose which class they would like to enter for this event.