THE EUROPEAN CW ASSOCIATION
EuCW Straight Key Day
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.
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)
0800 2200 UTC
Frequency bands in KHz
The competitors are asked to work in the 10 and 14 MHz bands
to give our non-scandinavian friends and colleagues better
to QSO us in Scandinavia.
Only CW using a hand key
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
The sum of all QSO-grades will be divided by the number
of grades received. Thus the maximum score is 5.0
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.
Any kind of log is appreciated, as long as it is e-mailed.
The log excerpts shall contain at least:
- Own call sign
- Worked station
- Given score
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
SE-192 70 SOLLENTUNA
73 and BCNU
Lars sm0oy (edited by AGCW ECM)
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
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