The A.I.R. Contest 2022 “Attilio Leoni”, will start at 0000UTC on January 2nd, 2022, and will end at midnight UTC on January 9th, 2022. Participation is open for all radiolisteners, A.I.R. members and non members alike. The Contest is divided into the following parts:
First part: listening to any station broadcasting from Europe-Africa (with its own transmitter or via relay) from 0000 UTC of January 2nd to 2400 UTC of January 6th, 2022 in any language (frequencies between 150 and 26100kHz – broadcasting bands)
Second part: listening to programmes in any language of the following stations (with its own transmitter or via relay, at any time from January 7th at 0000UTC to January 9th, 2022, at midnight UTC (frequencies between 150 and 26100kHz – broadcasting bands)
– ALASKA, KNLS
– ARGENTINA, RAE
– AUSTRALIA, Reach Beyond Australia – CUBA, Radio Habana CHINA, China Radio Int.
– INDIA, All India Radio
– NEW ZEALAND, Radio New Zealand – SAUDI ARABIA, BSKSA
– USA, WWCR
– USA, Voice of America
Each station can be logged only once.
The listening report will have a minimum time of 15 minutes.
The reports must contain all usefull references (frequency, UTC time, station name, language, the most important details for a good valuation, SINPO code), technical data (receiver, antenna and optionals). The listening list, with your participation fee, must be sent to this address:
AIR Contest Manager
I – 10080 RONCO CANAVESE (TO) – ITALY
Not later than February 12th, 2022 (date of postmark).
On the same report the participant must indicate his name and surname, complete address and a short declaration as follow: “I take the responsibility on myself that I have listened to all the stations reported during the time of validity of contest”.
All details will be very important for a correct estimate of the contest results and for additional controls the Contest Manager could ask your audio-tape. A bonus of 200 points will be awarded to all those who will report the highest number of programme details for each station and not only generic terms such as news, music, comments, etc.
The scores will be computed on a base of 101 = points for each station deducting the participants percentage that listened to the same station. Decimal will not be considered. During the contest some monitor stations will listen off.
The participation fee are 5 (five) IRC’s or 5 €uro to be sent with your listening list to Contest Manager or Paypal payement to www.air-radio.it
Each participant will receive a certificate of participation and a small gift made on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of AIR. Prizes list for the three first participants is the following:
1st prize: a copy of WRTH 2022
2nd prize: a book for radiolisteners offered by Edizioni C&C srl 3rd prize: a philatelic sheet
three philatelic sheets and thre ebook for radiolistener offered byAssociazione Italiana
one book for radiolistener offered by Edizioni C&Csrl
For any other information, please write to Contest Manager (see the address) and enclose one IRC.
Associazione Italiana Radioascolto
fondata nel 1982
C.P. 1338, 10100 Torino AD