THE EUROPEAN CW ASSOCIATION

EuCW Straight Key Day

Concept

The SKD is no contest. The goal is to give hams a pleasant opportunity
to work CW-QSOs at a convenient speed using a hand key.
The competition is to work the most beautiful CW ever heard.

Date

EuCW SKD takes place yearly on the Swedish Midsummer Day, i.e. the Saturday falling on or between the dates June 20 and June 26. (Example: 22-June-2013)

Time

0800 2200 UTC

Frequency bands in KHz

3540-3580
7020-7040
10105-10125
14050-14070
The competitors are asked to work in the 10 and 14 MHz bands
to give our non-scandinavian friends and colleagues better opportunities
to QSO us in Scandinavia.

Mode

Only CW using a hand key

Scoring

The number of QSOs must be five or more.
In every QSO, the fist of your counter operator shall be graded 0 - 5
Avoid "fellow voting". It's only the fist that counts.

The final score will be counted by the SKD manager in the following manner.
The sum of all QSO-grades will be divided by the number
of grades received. Thus the maximum score is 5.0

Awards

SKD Straight Key Award
will be awarded to those who are given the score 3.5 as the lowest.
The SCAG Golden Key
will be awarded the operator given the highest grade
in the New Year's Day SKD. If more operators has grade 5.0,
the highest number of given grades will qualify.

Logs

Any kind of log is appreciated, as long as it is e-mailed.
The log excerpts shall contain at least:
The logs must be sent within two weeks after the SKD day.
Please add comments or tell us about nice SKD experiences.
Please send your logs with e-mail, to scag@scag.se
Then it will be very easy for the SKD manager to QSL your log!

If you absolutely prefer snail mail, here is the address:
SM0OY, Lars Nordgren
Lindvägen 19
SE-192 70  SOLLENTUNA

73 and BCNU
Lars sm0oy (edited by AGCW ECM)
SKD Manager


P.S. In the original rules there is also mention of the SCAG SKD on New Years Day with the same rules.

RESULTS: see scag.se

Back to EuCW Start Page
Back to ECM listing