International Navy Teams Challenge Contest
It is a team competition where each single team will represent its naval association. Each naval association will form a team composed of a maximum of 4 operators. Each naval association can compete with a maximum of three teams. The competition consists of connecting several amateur radio stations in mixed mode (SSB and CW). Connections with stations belonging to naval associations are worth 10 points, independent stations are worth 1 point, each connected country is worth a multiplier. Stations can only be connected once regardless of the mode, the double connection is canceled.
The team must consist of stations from the same state / country.
Each association must indicate to the contest manager the three names (they can also be special names as long as you have the registration number of your association) used for the competition.
The race will be held in May from 08:00 UTC on 21 May to 20:00 UTC on 22 May 2022.
The winning team will be elected ” NAVAL TEAM TOP PLAYERS ” and the naval association / club will be able to wear the badge of ” TOP NAVAL CLUB 2022 “.
RULES FOR TEAMS
Special names or section names registered with the naval association can be used.
Maximum three for each association.
From 2 to a maximum of 4 operators for teams.
– METHOD OF OPERATIONS
Operators can operate with two devices simultaneously, one in PHONIA and the other in CW.
One can operate in the same band separately in Voice and the other in CW.
There cannot be two stations with the same call at the same time on PHONY or CW in different bands.
It is not necessary to operate from the section, they can operate from their own home (rule only for Italian stations according to the current anticovid regulations). Current local regulations apply to European stations.
It is mandatory that the operators are from the same region / state.
|||ARMI||Associazione Radioamatori Marinai Italiani||MI|
|||FNARS||Finnish Naval Amateur Radio Society||FN|
|||HNARC||Hellenic Naval Amateur Radio Club||GR|
|||INORC||Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club||IN|
|||MARAC||Marine Amateur Radio Club Netherlands||MA|
|||MFCA||Marine Funker Club Austria||CA|
|||NRA||Núcleo Radio Amadores da Armada Portugal||PN|
|||RNARS||Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society||RN|
|||YO-MARC||Romanian Marine Amateur Radio Club||YO|
– WEAPONS: IQ9MQ
– MARAC: (np) *
– MF: DL0MF – DM3G
– MFCA: OE6XMF / 4
– NRA: CS5NRA
* does not participate due to club reorganization;
It will start on May 21, 2022 (08:00 utc – 09:00 Italian time) and will end on 22 May 2022 (20:00 utc – 21.00 Italian time).
The following bands are allowed:
10m – 15m – 20m – 40m – 80m
- WORKING FREQUENCIES
CW: 3,555 – 7,020 – 14,020 – 21,020 – 28,020
SSB: 3,735 – 7,060 – 14,290 – 21,220 – 28,450
- MIXED MODE (
SSB / CW)
– The (special) stations competing (teams) will pass the RST report followed by the initials of the naval club and the registration number (e.g. 599MI300)
– The NAVAL stations belonging to the various naval associations will pass the RST report followed by the initials of the naval club and the registration number (e.g. 599CA113)
– The non-registered (INDEPENDENT) will pass the RST report followed by a progressive number starting from 001 ( e.g. 599001).
– POINTS – NAVAL stations of naval associations / clubs: 10 points
– INDEPENDENT stations: 1 point
Each station can only be worked once per allowed band. NAVAL stations can only participate with ONE Naval Club membership number
Each country worked by the NAVAL participant only counts once as a multiplier
– FINAL SCORE
It is obtained by multiplying the sum of the QSO points by the sum of the multipliers
– TEAMS: the first classified will be awarded with the “ NAVAL TEAM TOP PLAYERS ” cup.
Second and third place with plate.
– NAVAL: the first classified will be awarded with a plaque.
– INDEPENDENT: the first classified will be awarded a plaque.
All the stations that will certify, via log, the connections made, will receive a free diploma of participation in the race with relative position.
For those who want the ” INTERNATIONAL NAVY CHALLENGE plaque ” personalized with the name, they can send the sum of € 40 including shipping costs via paypal ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
The following electronic logs are accepted in the following format: Cabrillo (CBR), Excel (XLS), ADIF (ADI).
All logs must indicate the station name and the initials of the naval club and the registration number. If any of these attributes are not reported, the log is excluded from the count.
The log is expected to conclude with a calculation of the total score by the operator.
All logs received will be checked by the contest manager and the final decision will be final and unquestionable.
All electronic logs must be sent to the following e-mail address:
Last useful day to receive the logs:
no later than 5 June 2022 (postmark will be considered valid).