The DARC-District Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has the honor to invite all radio amateurs to participate in the MVP-CONTEST.

Date: 3rd saturday of March every year
Times / Frequencies: 13.00 - 15.00 UTC 3510-3650 kHz
15.00 - 16.30 UTC 1810-1845 kHz
16.30 - 17.30 UTC 432 MHz
17.30 - 18.30 UTC 144 MHz
VHF / UHF CW, SSB, FM, PR - Cross mode, Digi and repeater operation not allowed
Categories: Class A : QRO, HF, stations from Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (MVP), CW
Class B : QRO, HF, stations from MVP, SSB
Class C : QRO, HF, stations from MVP, DIGIMODE
Class D : QRO, HF, stations from MVP, MIXED MODE
Class S : KW, SWL
Class E : QRP <15 Watt, HF, stations from MVP (Ranking only if more than 5 participants)
Class F1 : VHF / UHF > 10 watt (Ranking only if more than 5 participants)
Class F2 : VHF / UHF =< 10 watt (Ranking only if more than 5 participants)
Class G : Guests
Exchange: Class A+B+C+D+E+G RS(T) + DOK + zip code
(no DL-stn: RS(T) + zip code)
Class F1/F2 RS(T) + DOK + LOC, i.e. 599/V06/JO54WC
(QSOs once per band and broadcasting)
Points: Class A+B+C+D+E+F1/2 3 points for contacts between MVP-stations;
1 point between MVP-and other stations
Class G+S 1 point for each QSO with MVP-station (SWLs have to logged MVP-call with exchange, and call of station worked
Multipliers: MVP-members : number of different DOKs + DXCC-countries worked (excl. DL) per band;
MVP-members and SWL: number of different V-DOKs, and DOKs Z87, Z89, MCM, MVP, YLV, DVV worked per band
Scoring: The final score is the total sum of the QSO points from all bands multiplied by the sum of multipliers from all bands.
Log instructions: Use a separate log for each category.
All times must be in UTC; logs must be submitted in chronological order
V-DOK multipliers should be entered only the first time on each band. They must be clearly designated.
Logs must be checked for duplicate contacts, correct points, and V-DOK multipliers. Duplicate contacts must be shown.
An check list of claimed DOK/DXCC multipliers must be submitted with your log.
Each entry must be accompanied by a summary sheet listing all scoring informations, the category of competition, and the contestant's name and mailing address.
Contest logs may be submitted on disk or per email. The email-entry will be confirmed by email.
Files must be in ASCII- or STF- or CBR-format.
Deadline: Entries must be postmarked no later than 14 days after the contest.
Contestmanager: OM Wolfgang Kunicke, DL4WK
Mühlenstraße 30
17098 Friedland
Awards: PokalCup for winner per category;
Certificates will be awarded to the 2nd and 3rd place. Cups will be hand out at the meeting.
Contest-Software: HAMMVP