If there are obvious errors in callsigns or locators QSO points will be reduced as follows: 1 error 25% reduction in claimed points 2 errors 50% reduction in claimed points 3 or more errors 100% reduction in claimed points Logs containing repetitive obvious errors may be partly or fully revoked.
The overall winner with the top scores across all bands, will receive a winners engraved plaque.
Unless you have appropriate test equipment you can probably buy a better antenna than you can make.
Results will be published on the OCAN support website and on the OCAN Facebook page.
At the end of the year (31 May) Section / Class winners are those who obtain the most points during the year.
The Top 3 in 925 MHz/1296 MHz section and 2.4 GHz & up will receive a diploma.
For 50 MHz, 144 MHz and 432 MHz a diploma will be awarded to the three best participants from each class.Logs should be submitted using the sample EDI format shown on the log submission page. All logs will need to be submitted no later than 1o days after the activity night date. Suitable logging software and sample contest formats will be shown elsewhere on the OCAN pages.The aim of OCAN is to encourage activity not focus on logging errors but these will be handled fairly to ensure a level playing field is maintained.Modes QSO’s may be made via SSB/CW or MGM (digital modes) not exceeding 2.7 KHz bandwidth.Reports and Exchanges Activity night exchanges are: RS(T) and Maidenhead locator to 6 digits are to be exchanged (e.g 599 RE66BJ) – no serial numbers are required.The winner of the Maidenhead Squares Shootout is the station with most worked squares across all 3 bands.