The 2017 JASTA SSTV Activity Contest
- 1.Contest periods:
From August 1st 2017 (00:00 UTC) to August 31 (24:00 UTC)
3.5MHz and all upper bands.Use Only
frequencies which are authorized by each individual station license.
- 3. Categories of Entry:
a) "J" Category
(Japanese only): Japanese domestic stations
b) "S" Category(DX
station): All stations operating outside of Japan. If a Japanese station
operates outside Japan, this will be considered a DX contact.
- 4.QSO Point:
Exchange the usual RSV
plus a progressive QSO number starting with 001 which should be displayed in
the picture exchange. Regardless of
bands used, a station may only be worked once each UTC day .
If possible, during the
exchange, include one's own face
picture or some kind of illustration. QSO points authorized by bands.
3.5-28MHz ... 1 point
50-430MHz ... 2 points
1200MHz & upper ... 3
- 5. Multipliers:
Work all Japanese callsign districts(JA1-JA0
total 10) + DXCC Countries worked. Use DXCC List. Do not count Japan as a DXCC country +
Number of days on the air. (10 days at the maximum even if a
station operates more than 10 days)
note:Prefix 7K-7N's are
all JA1 area
- 6. Scoring:
The final score is
computed by multiplying the sum of the QSO points by the sum of
multipliers as described in Paragraph 5.
- 7. Contest awards:
1) A shield award will be
sent to the 1st, the 2nd and the 3rd Score of each sections. But when the
number of stations are less than 10, awards will be sent to the 1st
place winner only.
2) New face certificate will be sent to
the 1st of new comers. so please annotate your summary sheets “new Comer”
" on summary sheets.
3) YL(XYL) certificate will be sent to the 1st
place YL(XYL) stations.
- 8. Logs:
Summary sheets and Log
sheets should be arranged and mailed to the Contest manager. Email contest
Summary sheet and logs to: JASTA Contest Secretary email@example.com The log should be in a text file
format. Email (text format) summary. E-Mail logs are acceptable now. Both Summary and logs should
be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org Assure you station callsign is in the
e-mail subject line. ADIF/cabrillo format summary and log are
- 9. Deadline for log entries:
Log entries with a stamp
of a local POST office dated not later than September 30, 2017.(UTC) In case of Email, it must be received
by the same above deadline.(UTC)
- 10 Regulations:
1) All Amateur Radio stations
who has a license to transmit SSTV signal.
2) Output power: Up to
maximum power officially authorized by the operators class license .
3) Both B/W and Color
Picture QSO are accepted.
4) A contest QSO should
be one station to one station QSO. Round table style QSO’s between
multiple stations will not be counted.
- 5) Cross band QSO will not be counted as a
6) All the QSO; JA to JA
station, JA to DX station, DX to DX station will be counted and accepted as contest QSOs.
- 11.JASTA Contest Results:
- The contest results will be sent to all stations
who include a SASE. Additionally
announcement will be made on JASTA homepage and Japanese "CQ ham radio" magazine .
- 12.The Contest Manager and Mailing
JASTA Contest Secretariat
c/o YOSHIKAZU TANABE
JASTA logo & sheets down load
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Log sheet down load
Summary sheets format down load
*If you have any question ,please contact to the JASTA(Japan amateur SSTV Association).