YB DX Contest Rules
(Non Indonesian Station)
Time Every January 2nd Week each year
Contest will start in
- 13 January 2024 -> 00:00 UTC – 23:59 UTC (24 Hours)
- 11 January 2025
- 10 January 2026
– For amateurs around the world to contact as many other amateurs in as many countries and Indonesia (YB Land) contesters
– Everyone Worked Everyone
Contact should made on 3.5, 7, 14, 21 and 28 MHz.
No WARC bands.
Mode SSB : 59 + Serial Number (eg: 59 001)
- Single Operator All Band High Power. Power Max 1500 Watt.
- Single Operator All Band Low Power. Power Max 100 Watt.
- Multi Operator Single Transmitter High Power. Power Max 1500 Watt. (NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC)
- Final score is the result of the total QSO points multiplied by the sum of YB Prefixes and country multipliers. Example: 1000 QSO points * (50 YB Prefixes + 70 Countries) = 120,000 (final score).
- All stations can make contacts once on each band.
- QSO points are based on the location of the station worked.
- Contacts with own country count 1 point
- Contacts with other country in same continent count 2 Point.
- Contacts with other country in different continent count 3 Point
- Contacts with YB station count 10 Point
- QSO with each different YB Prefixes on each band as 1 multiplier (YB0-YB9 / YE0-YE9, YC0-YC9 / YF0-YF9, YD0-YD9 / YG0-YG9, 7A – 7I, 8A – 8I).
- YB1AR/2 count as : YB2 Pfx,
- YB0/KY1A count as : YB0 Pfx ,
- Each DXCC on each band worth as 1 Multiplier
User Define Contest & Log Instruction
- Information about logger software please see http://ybdxcontest.com/software/
- Only Cabrillo Format .
- No Paper Logs.
- Submit/upload your Cabrillo on https://ybdxcontest.com/log-submission/
- All logs must be sent within 7 (seven) days after the end of contest 21st January 2023, 23:59. Notice: Logs received after dead line will count as Check Log .
Electronic Certificates are awarded to all participants who submitted the log. Participants with checklog status are not eligible for a certificate.
Plaques are awarded for top performance , Please view the current list of plaques and sponsors at https://ybdxcontest.com/available-plaque/
- Self Spotting is not allowed.
- Only one signal on a band is allowed at any time.
- Single Operator Single Band participants count as Single Operator All Band.
- The YB DX Contest Committee can disqualify if there is a violation on these rules.
- The Decision of The YB DX Contest Committee is final.