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Sponsored by JARTS (President: JA1JDD / President Emeritus: JA1ACB)
Supported by
Japanese "CQ ham radio" Magazine

We have the great pleasure to invite you to the 26th WW RTTY CONTEST conducted by JARTS (the Japanese Amateur Radio Teleprinter Society).

Contest Period: 00:00 UTC Saturday, Oct. 21 thru 23:59 UTC Sunday, Oct.22 in 2017
* Every year, 3rd full weekend in Oct., starts 00:00 UTC Saturday, ends 23:59 UTC Sunday.
Participants may operate whole 48 hours.
3.5, 7, 14, 21, 28 MHz
MODE: Baudot only
Classes: SOHP - Single Op, All Band, High Power (No Power Limit)
SOLP - Single Op, All Band, Low Power (RF output is not greater than 100W)    
MO - Multi Op, All Band (permitted multi TX, No Power Limit)
* There is no limitation to use any spotting assistance.

* Remote operation is permitted if the physical location of transmitters, receivers, and antennas are in one station location.
A remotely operated station must observe all station license, operator license, and category limitations.
* The Committee reserves the right to change the category of any entry(including Check Log) based on its examination of the log or other information.
Exchange: SOHP and SOLP : RST and Operator's Age. 00(zero zero) is alloed for YL.
MO  : RST and Call Sign Owner's Age.    MO Club Station :  RST and 99
QSO Points: Two(2), QSO point for contact within your own continent.
Three(3), QSO point for contacts outside your own continent.
Multiplier: A) Each DXCC entity except JA/W/VE/VK(mainland).
B) Each call area of JA/W/VE/VK(mainland).
* Each multiplier is counted as a Multi point only once per band.
* You can count your own entity or call area (JA,W,VE,VK) as a Multi point.
* "CALL AREA" is the last number of the prefix.
  Examples: JA1, 7K1 are counted as JA1
         JR4, 7L4 are counted as JA4.
* Each portable designator is counted as a Multi.
 Examples: JA2xxx/3, 7K2yyy/3 as JA3 and KH2/JH3uuu, JR5vvv/KH2 as KH2.
Scoring: (QSO points) x (sum of entities and call areas)

1st plaque to Top Winner in SOHP and SOLP in World and Japan.
1st thru 3rd place  Certificate to SOHP and SOLP in each continent and Japan

1st thru 3rd place  Certificate to MO in World and Japan.

*Stations competing for Awards should provide accurate frequencies in kHz for all contacts in the log. The Logs without frequencies is not considered for the awards, the plaque and certificate will be awarded to the runner-up in that category


Cabrillo logs are required.    Version 3.0 is recommended but Version 2.0 is also accepted. 
The Cabrillo log should be attached as a file.
The files must be named the participants callsign,  for example 
Put the callsign in the "Subject:" line of the email,  for example  JA1YCQ 
* Only an ASCII character can be used for the log. (Double byte character is not allowed.)

Submit log to      log@jarts.jp   

Deadline: Logs must be received by October 31 2017 to qualify.
You can find your callsign on Submitted Logs List within three days after you submitted your log.
* Logs submitted after the deadline are not eligible for awards.
* The log may be made open to the public. If a participant disagree to it, please submit the log as Checklog.
JUDGING : JARTS Contest Committee is responsible for checking and reviewing the contest entries. Participants are expected to follow the rules and best amateur radio practices. Violation of the rules of the contest or unsportsmanlike conduct may lead to disciplinary action by the Committee.
Any questions:         questions@jarts.jp
Steering committer
Manager: 7L4IOU

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