MOSCOW-1606

In order to receive award participants are required in the period from May 1st till May 31st 2017 to get at least 1606 points for two way contacts with the amateur radio stations from Moscow city (MA) and Moscow area (MO)

 

 

 

Rules

Dates of activity: between 00:00 UTC on May 1st, and 23:59 UTC on May 31st, 2017. The two-way contacts count for QSO on any HF/VHF band, any mode (CW, Phone, DIGI). Duplicated QSO count on different band and / or mode. All digital contacts (RTTY, JT65, PSK31, PSK63 etc) count for DIGI only one time per each band.

Valid stations and Point Values:

  • First QSO with any SES R870x (in the period from January 1st till December 31st 2017)  – 870 points;
  • QSO with R16067M (in the period from May 21st till May 31st 2017) – 100 points;
  • QSO with Moscow city (RDA districts MA-xx) - 16 points;
  • QSO with Moscow area (RDA districts MO-xx) – 6 points.

Remarks

  • Only first QSO with any SES from R870MR870O, R870C, R870K, R870B, R870A count 870 points. All other contacts count 5 points each but in the period from January 1st till December 31st, 2017.
  • All the points are multiplied by two on 160 meters and VHF/UHF. This condition does not apply to a first QSO with the R870.
  • All the points are multiplied by two (by four on 160 meters and VHF/UHF) for the HAM's outside Europe. This condition does not apply to a first QSO with the R870.

BRIEF HISTORY

Moscow uprising - the revolt of the citizens on May 27th 1606 in Moscow against the false Dmitry I. During this uprising the false Dmitry was killed. The new tsar became Vasily Shuisky.

 

The uprising began after the shock alarm on the bell tower of the monastery Church of Elijah the prophet in China town per Vasily Shuisky request. Right after the shock alarm the crowd run to the Kremlin and to the buildings where Polish pans located. Shuiskies, Golitchin, Tatitsev entered the Red Square accompanied by armed with swords, hammers and spears 200 people. Shuisky was screaming that Lithuania is trying to kill the Tsar and requested citizens to protect him. This trick made the deal. The excited Muscovites began to beat and to Rob the poles. Stanislav Nemoevsky who was in Moscow at this time took a note and made a list of killed poles. 524 of them were killed. The false Dmitry was killed in Kremlin. His body was burned.