The 53rd ALL ASIAN DX CONTEST - 2012

 (1) CW: From 00:00 UTC the third Saturday of June to 24:00 UTC the next day
       <48 hours>   (June 16-17,2012)
 (2) Phone: From 00:00 UTC the first Saturday of Sept. to 24:00 UTC the next day
       <48 hours>   (Sept. 1-2, 2012)

   Amateur bands 160m(CW only), 80m, 40m, 20m, 15m, 10m

■Asian stations (Japanese(JA) stations is included)
Single OperatorSingle BandHigh PowerSO160HP〜SO10HP
Low PowerSO160LP〜SO10LP
All BandHigh PowerSOABHP
Multi-OperatorSingle Transmitter (multi band only)M/S
Multi-Operator Multi Transmitter
(multi band only)

■DX(Non-Asian stations)
Single OperatorSingle BandSO160〜SO10
All BandSOAB
Multi-OperatorSingle Transmitter (multi band only)M/S
Multi-Operator Multi Transmitter
(multi band only)

Note1: Single Operator stations means that one person performs all concerned operations during contest period. Use of Packet Cluster is permitted.
2: Low Power stations are limited 100W output or less. No limitation on High Power stations.
3: Junior stations' operator age must be 19 years old or younger, and Seniors operators must be 70 years old or older.(For JA stations only)
4: 10 minutes rule(CQ WW method) is applied to Multi-Operator Single Transmitter stations. The 10 minutes rule means that only one transmitter on one band is permitted during any 10 minutes period, defined as starting with the first logged QSO on a band. However, one-and only one other band may be used during any 10 minutes period if and only if the station worked is a new multiplier. This rule is applied to not only the running stations, but also to the stations searching for multipliers respectively.

◇ Power, Type of Emission and Frequencies:Within the limits of own station license.

 (1) CW ........... "CQ AA"
 (2) Phone........ "CQ AA Contest"

 (1) For OM stations: RS(T) report plus operators' age
  For example (If operator is 25 years old): Phone........5925, CW..........59925
 (2) For YL stations: RS(T) report plus operators' age, but if the operator does
  not want to send her age, RS(T) report plus "00" (zero zero) can be sent.
  For example (the operator is 25 years old):
  Phone........5925(or 5900), CW..........59925(or 59900)
 (3) For Multi-Operator stations: RS(T) report plus the averaged age of operators,
  but if each operator wishes, the age of active operator can be sent.
  For example (the operators are 25 and 35 years old):
  Phone........5930 for all operators
   (or 5925 for 25 years old operator and 5935 for 35 years old operator),
  CW..........59930 for all operators
   (or 59925 for 25 years old operator and 59935 for 35 years old operator)

 (1) No cross band contacts is permitted.
 (2) No change of operating site is permitted.
 (3) For single Operator and Multi-Operator Single Transmitter entry:
   Transmitting two signals or more at the same time, including cases of
   different bands, is not permitted.
   (Except transmitting two signals to get New Multiplier under the 10 minutes rules)
 (4) For Multi-Operator's entry: Transmitting two signals or more at the same time
   within the same band is not permitted.
 (5) No operation from two sites or more for Multi-Operator's entry.
 (6) No contact made through repeaters is permitted.

 (1) For Asian stations:
  ① Points........Completed contact will be scored as follows. Contact among same
   entities will neither count as a point nor a multiplier. Duplicate contact with
   the same station on same band will not count as a point.

     160m band......3 points per Asian QSO. 9 points per Non-Asian QSO.
     80m band .......2 points per Asian QSO. 6 points per Non-Asian QSO.
     10m band .......2 points per Asian QSO. 6 points per Non-Asian QSO.
     Other bands....1 point per Asian QSO. 3 points per Non-Asian QSO.

  ②Multipliers........The total number of different entities
             (according to the DXCC List) worked on each band.

 (2) For non-Asian stations:
  ① Points.......Completed contact with Asian stations
    (excluding U.S. auxiliary military radio stations in the Far East, Japan)
    will be counted as follows:

     160m band..............3 points
     80m band ...............2 points
     10m band ...............2 points
     Other bands............1 point

  ② Multipliers.......The total number of different Asian Prefixes
    (according to the WPX Contest rules) worked on each band.

 (3) JD1 stations.
   ●JD1 stations on Ogasawara (Bonin and Volcano) Islands belong to Asia.
   ●JD1 stations on Minami-tori Shima(Marcus) Islands belong to Oceania.

 (4) Maritime Mobile Stations
   For all maritime mobile stations at any location (no matter outside or inside Asia),
   completed contacts with only Asian stations can be counted. The total score will be
   published in the contest results. But, they will not be ranked. Contacts points with
   maritime mobile stations will be considered as same as contacts among Asian
   stations. But, it will not count as multiplier.

 (1) Multi-band
   (The total of the contact points on each band) x
                        (The total of the multipliers on each band)
 (2) Single-Band
   (The total contact points on the band) x (The total multipliers on the band)

 (1) Submit a summary sheet and logs of only one entry classification.
   E-mail submission will be welcomed.
    ●E-mail submission
        JARL Format   or   Cabrillo Format.

 The E-log Reception list as following URL shows all received E-mail submission by contest.
 These data are automatically updated but it may take several minitues before the list is next updated.

  ● CW
  ● Phone

 (2)The submission address is as follows

   ●E-mail submissions to:

   ●The submission address of the mail to:
     JARL, All Asian DX Contest, 170-8073, Japan
       Indicate CW or Phone on the envelope.

 ◆Deadlines for submissions:
   ①CW...................July 31, 2012
   ②Phone..............October 31, 2012

It is recommended to use JARL A.A. Contest Log and Summary sheet which are available from JARL HQ for two IRC and SAE. (Summary and Log are available as "PDF files" from the JARL Web site)

a. Each Summary sheet must include your DXCC entity, callsign used, entry class, multipliers by band, points by band and total score. It should also include a signed declaration indicating that you have observed the rules and regulations of the contest. Multi-Operator stations must submit a list of all operators call-sign or name.

b. Log sheet must contain band, date, time in UTC, call of station worked, exchange sent, exchange received, multipliers and QSO points. Use a separate sheet for each band.(For Single Transmitter entry:in order of the time contacted). Multipliers should be clearly marked by entities or Asian prefixes, first time worked on each band.

 (1) For both CW and Phone, certificates will be awarded to those having the highest
   score in each category in proportion to the number of participants from each entity
   and also those from US CQ Zone 3, 4, and 5 in the United States.

  ① If the number of participants are 10 or less there will be an Award only to
    the highest scorer
  ② From 11 to 20 ............ Awards to the highest scorer and the runner-up
  ③ From 21 to 30 ............ Awards to the top three
  ④ 31 or more ................. Awards to the top five

 (2) The highest scorer among JARL members of each category in each area of
   Japan,under the condition having a ranking within top half, will receive
   a certificate from JARL. However,this rule doesn't apply to those who
   received the highest scorer of the entity certificate.

 (3) The highest scorer on each Continent of the Single Operator Multi Band
   category will receive a medal from JARL and a certificate from the Minister
   for Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan.

 (4) The highest scorer of the Multi-Operator Single Transmitter and Multi Transmitter
   category on each Continent will receive a medal from JARL.

 (5) Special plaques will be awarded to the stations in the categories mentioned
   in a separate page.

 (1) False statements in the report.
 (2) Violations of the contest rules.


Results will be published in the Spring, 2013 issue of JARL News and also will be appeared on JARL's web site (
For those wishing to receive contest results by post, please enclose two IRC with your log.

 The Contest Award will be issued to whom fulfill the certain requirements during the contest period.
 The detailed information will be appeared in a separate page.

--                   Spratly Is.
3W,XV                Vietnam
4J,4K                Azerbaijan
4L                   Georgia
4S                   Sri Lanka
4X,4Z                Israel
5B,C4,P3             Cyprus
7O                   Yemen
8Q                   Maldives(*)
9K                   Kuwait
9M2,4                West Malaysia
9N                   Nepal
9V                   Singapore
A4                   Oman
A5                   Bhutan
A6                   U.A.E.
A7                   Qatar
A9                   Bahrain
AP                   Pakistan
BS7                  Scarborough Reef
BV                   Taiwan
BV9P                 Pratas Is
B                    China
E4                   Palestine
EK                   Armenia
EP-EQ                Iran
EX                   Kyrgyzstan
EY                   Tajikistan
EZ                   Turkmenistan
HL,6K,6N             South Korea
HS,E2                Thailand
HZ                   Saudi Arabia
JA-JS,7J-7N          Japan
JD1                  Ogasawara Is.
JT-JV                Mongolia
JY                   Jordan
OD                   Lebanon
P5                   North Korea
S2                   Bangladesh
TA-TC                Turkey(*)
UA-UI8,9,0 RA-RZ     Asiatic Russia
UJ-UM                Uzbekistan
UN-UQ                Kazakhstan
VR                   Hong Kong
VU                   India
VU4                  Andaman and Nicobar Is.
VU7                  Lakshadweep
XU                   Cambodia
XW                   Laos
XX9                  Macao
XY-XZ                Myanmar
YA                   Afghanistan
YI                   Iraq
YK                   Syria
ZC4                  UK Sov.Base Area on Cyprus
(*) only Asian area
Total 55 Entities as of June 1, 2009

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