Transatlantic Centenary Tests – Rules

1. The historic call signs activated by RSGB members and Clubs are:

2. Activating stations will call “CQ TCT” or alternatively “CQ Transatlantic Centenary” on phone.

3. A QSO with a special callsign will be valid for awards on three different modes:

  • CW
  • Phone
  • Digital (any RTTY, PSK, FT8 or FT4 QSO)

this will apply on each band:

160m, 80m, 40m, 30m, 20m, 17m, 15m, 12m & 10m

The maximum number of qualifying QSOs, for award purposes, with each special callsign will be 26; that is 8 SSB, 9 CW and 9 Digital.

QSOs with a special station will be worth 1 QSO point for each unique band/slot.

4. All QSOs must be made between 00:00 UTC 1 December 2022 and 23:59 UTC 31 December 2022.

5. Worked all UK Special Stations Awards will be available:

a. Basic – at least one QSO with each of the UK & CD stations
b. Bronze – 50 QSO points
c. Silver – 100 QSO points
d. Gold – 150 QSO points
e. Platinum – 200 QSO points

6. Special awards

The Top Scorer in the UK and the Top Scorer Internationally will each be awarded a trophy.