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 Open Season Ten Meter QSO Party 2018

Sponsored by Ten -Ten International Net, Inc.


070 Ten-Ten EPC

The policies and rules for this event in no way affect or modify the policies for other scheduled Ten-Ten events: these events are described in detail on the Ten-Ten web page.

To stimulate PSK activity on the ten meter band.

Open to all licensed Amateurs with privileges on the digital section of the ten meter band. It is not necessary that an Amateur be a member of any of the following to submit a log for scoring: 10-10, 070, or EPC, or any other organization to enter the contest.

Date & Time
Start 0000 UTC June 2, 2018 end 2400 UTC June 3, 2018

All contacts must be 2-way BPSK31
No repeater, cross-mode or cross-band contacts allowed.

Ten meters: digital section
Primary suggested frequency: 28.120 (suggested in case of heavy traffic 28.125).

Entry Categories

  1. QRP: (maximum 5 watts output) – Includes single station operators.
  2. LOW POWER: (maximum 50 watts output) – Includes single station operators.
  3. HIGH POWER: (maximum 100 watts output) – Includes single station operators.
  4. CLUB: (maximum 100 watts output) – A Club must have a valid club station license issued by their National Licensing Authority. Club entries must list the call and name for all operators using the club call. Club operations will take place at one location using one set of equipment.


Suggested CQ
"CQ Open Season de (your call) pse K"

Callsign, Name. QTH (State, Province or Country), and all of the following numbers that are held: 10-10, EPC, and 070.

The order of numbers must be strictly followed and should be 10X-EPC-070.

For example:
"VE9KM de WA4EEZ, Leslie, FL, 15675-299-359 QSL?? BK"
There must be a number or digit. If a contact does not have a number, you must enter a zero (0)

i.e. 21354-0-1234. If a contact has no numbers then enter as follows: 0-0-0

This will enhance the scoring process by having a standard format.

1 point for each contact, plus 1 point for each of the following numbers: 10-10, 070, and EPC.
(For example, if you work a station with no affiliation with any of the three clubs, you get 1 point. If you work a station with a 10-10 number you get 2 points, up to 4 points for working a station with numbers from all three clubs.)
No multipliers.

Send log data showing date, time (UTC), exchange received and claimed score. For entries with 50 contacts or more include a dupe sheet listing contacts in call sign alphanumeric order. Be sure to also include your call sign, address, e-mail address, entry class and club member numbers if applicable. A sample log is available on the Ten-Ten International web page.
Send your entry as a .txt file via E-mail to or upload to the Contest Scorer site at:  or via USPS to:

Dan Morris KZ3T
3162 Covington Way
Lenoir, NC 28645

Entries with an excessive number of dupes will be listed as check logs. All entries are subject to verification.

Submission deadline
All entries must be received by June 11, 2018.

Awards will be issued by the certificate manager for Top Ten individual scorers in the World, the top individual scorer in each US Call Area (W0-W9), each DX Country, and for top QRP, LOW POWER, HIGH POWER and top CLUB. Electronic certificates will be sent to the 2nd and 3rd place scorers in these categories. Please indicate on your entry if you would rather have an electronic certificate instead of a printed one if applicable.

Ten-Ten International Net, Inc. reserves the right to disqualify entries deemed not in accordance with the above rules or contrary to the spirit of this event. Please direct all inquires regarding this event to

Sample log sheets and cover sheets are available here
Ten Meter PSK Users list

Disclaimer: The graphics used on this page were by permission of the organizations participating.

Page created            November 10, 2007
Last revised              January 12, 2018
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