VENICE CARNIVAL AWARD 2017
The Extreme Group is pleased to announce the fourth edition of the “VENICE CARNIVAL AWARD”. The aim of such an award is to spread through the radio the peculiarities and beauties of the well-known Venetian Carnival.
From Saturday, the 11th of February 2017, to Thursday, the 28th of February 2017
BANDS AND MODES
All bands from 10 to 160m (contacts on the WARC bands counts too) on SSB, CW and DIGITAL MODES
The special call active from February 11thtill the 28this II3CV. QSOs with such a stations are worth 5 points. In order to achieve the award you need to totalize 15 points. The special station can be worked for a maximum of 3 times per band (one each mode).
QSLs, AWARD and RANKINGS
QSL card for the contacts made with II3CV can be requested through Bureau or Direc (OQRS preferred). All stations totalizing at least 15 points can request the award. The award fee is 10 euro or 10 US dollars. The fee can be paid through Paypal or Postepay to the Award Manager, Mario Gava, IK3HHX ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). The excerpt of your log confirming the QSOs with II3CV needs to be attached to the award request email as well.
The object of the email should contain your callsign followed by: Venice Carnival Award 2017. (i.e. “IZ3XXX – Venice Carnival Award 2017).
General Rankings will be compiled at the end of the operation’s period and an Overall Winner will be elected. The final prize will be a traditional Venice Carnival Mask. If a tie is to happen, the winner will be the station that completed the score in the least time (date and UTC time of the last contact will be compared).
A special prize will be sent to the top SWL station too.
Further information are available through the Award Manager, IK3HHX or through the Group website: www.extremegroup.org