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Yaesu FT-DX101D Sweepstakes!
Win an Yaesu FT-DX101D
Drawing on December 14, 2021
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If the Bonus Question is unavailable early in the day, you may submit your callsign again later in the day and if you enter your callsign the same way both times, the Sweepstakes program will not duplicate your earlier entry. Please refrain from using extra characters or spaces in your callsign as this may cause a disqualifying duplicate entry.
What do I do if my callsign, phone number, or email address changes during the Sweepstakes?
On your next Sweepstakes entry, put the correct information. We will use the most recent information you submitted to contact you. If that fails, we will use the older information. If your callsign changes, just make sure you don't enter your old and new callsign on the same day... that is cheating.
How is the winner selected?
Each entry and bonus entry is assigned a sequential number in the Sweepstakes database. At the end of the Sweepstakes, we use a random number generator provided by an outside source to generate a winning number ranging from zero to the total number of entries. The winning number is associated with an entry in the database. We investigate the winner to determine eligibility and look for signs of tampering or cheating and then contact the winner.
What if I win the radio after purchasing it?
All purchases of the Grand Prize radio during the sweepstakes promotion period qualify for a refund of the radio purchase price if you are selected as the winner during the Grand Prize drawing and choose not to accept the radio(s). Purchasing a radio before the drawing ends will not increase your chances of winning, but it will certainly make waiting for the Grand Prize drawing much more enjoyable!
Why do I need to have an amateur radio license from the FCC to participate?
Believe it or not, there are thousands of people who enter every online sweepstakes they can find. When they win, they sell the prize and pocket the cash. That’s not what this promotion is all about. We want this prize to go to someone who will appreciate it and use it. We understand there are people just getting into ham radio that aren’t licensed yet that this rule excludes, but we hope it serves as additional motivation to get their ticket.
Why don’t you have a worldwide sweepstakes?
The main reason is that it’s not practical or affordable for us to come up with Sweepstakes rules that would be legal in every country. Another big reason is that the prizes are not CE certified, so they are illegal to import into a lot of countries, including Australia and pretty much all of Europe.
No purchase is necessary to enter or win. Purchases will not increase your odds of winning.
PRIZES. One Grand Prize, Yaesu FT-DX101D, valued at $3199.95. The winner is responsible for all taxes and expenses associated with accepting the prize.
PROMOTION PERIOD. The Promotion Period begins September 3, 2021 and ends December 14, 2021. All mail-in entries must be received by December 13, 2021. Online entries must be received by our server before noon (US Central time) on December 14, 2021.
ELIGIBILITY. To participate, you must be at least 18 years of age at time of entry and an FCC licensed US amateur operator or the legal guardian of a minor who is so licensed. Due to restrictive laws in many countries, this promotion is only valid within the United States, its territories, and possessions. Winners located outside of the 50 states but within a territory or possession will be responsible for all applicable freight charges. Entries with insufficient or inaccurate information will be disqualified. This promotion is VOID where prohibited by law. If you enter a club callsign, you may not enter, on the same day, the callsign of the trustee or another club callsign for which the same person is the trustee. Licensed amateur operators under legal age should have their legal guardians submit entries and claim any prizes on their behalf. GigaParts employees/ex-employees and their immediate family are not eligible to win.
WINNER SELECTION. The Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected on or after December 14, 2021. The winner's callsign will be announced at www.gigaparts.com as soon as the winner's information and qualification have been verified. To receive the winner's name by mail, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to GigaParts Sweepstakes Winner Request, PO Box 11367, Huntsville, AL 35814 to be received no later than December 28, 2021. Winners will be notified by email and/or telephone on or after December 14, 2021. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of entries submitted by the participant and the total number of entries received during the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER BY MAIL. Mail a 3"x5" card with your Name, Amateur Radio Callsign, Address, and phone number to GigaParts Sweepstakes, PO Box 11367, Huntsville, AL 35814. The date of your entry will be the postmark date. If you have an entry submitted online for that date, your mailed entry will be discarded. Do not submit more than one Callsign per mailing per day. GigaParts, Inc. is not responsible for lost, damaged, illegible, or mutilated entries.
HOW TO ENTER ONLINE.
Submit your callsign, email address, and a phone number in the space provided
on our website, www.gigaparts.com. Only one entry per Callsign, per day is eligible.
Subsequent entries may be received, but only the first entry will be eligible.
Entries submitted using an automated process such as bots, macros, scripts,
or a third-party do not qualify.
BONUS ENTRIES. Bonus entries may be submitted online by correctly answering a multiple choice trivia question after submitting your initial daily entry. Bonus entries are not guaranteed and may be revoked after being awarded. The Sponsor is not required to offer a bonus entry and participation in the bonus entry is completely voluntary. Limit one bonus entry per day per callsign. If the Sponsor determines that a bonus question is invalid, incorrect, poorly worded, or deficient in any way, the Sponsor will make its best efforts to address this deficiency in the interest of fairness as decided solely by the Sponsor. Remedies include, but are not limited to: discarding all bonus entries for any given day or every day; or awarding bonus entries to all participants who submitted an entry on any given day; or any other course of action or inaction deemed fair by the Sponsor.
DISCLAIMERS AND OTHER
INFORMATION. Sponsor is not responsible for any conditions which prevent
participants from submitting entries by mail or online including, but not limited
to: hardware or software malfunctions, network unavailability, or service outages.
Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to participants or their computer
equipment. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned or
if any incident occurs which affects the administration, integrity, fairness,
or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel,
modify, suspend, end prematurely, or restart the Sweepstakes, completely or
in part. Any attempt at tampering with or manipulating the Sweepstakes will
disqualify the participant and may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.
The Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other legal remedies from
any such person. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and
agree to be bound by the decisions and interpretations of these rules made by
the Sponsor which shall be final. The entrant also agrees to release and hold
harmless from all liability, for any cause, the Sweepstakes Sponsor, its parent,
subsidiaries, employees, officers, owners, or affiliates.
Participants agree to allow us to publish their name, callsign, and participation statistics on our website, in future promotions and advertising campaigns. The winner will be required to provide GigaParts, Inc. with the information necessary for us to complete an IRS Form 1099. If the required information is not received by December 21, 2021, an alternate grand prizewinner will be chosen.
Except where prohibited by law, participants agree that all disputes, claims,
or causes of action against the Sponsor shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration
in accordance with the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and all
liability of the Sponsor will be limited to actual out-of-pocket expenses incurred
by the participant exclusively for their participation in this Sweepstakes excluding
legal fees, attorney fees, punitive, incidental, consequential, or other damages.
All aspects of this Sweepstakes shall be governed by, in the jurisdiction of,
and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Alabama. If any part
of these Official Rules is deemed invalid or unenforceable, the remainder shall
be considered valid and enforceable as if the invalid and unenforceable provision
was not contained therein.
SPONSOR. This promotion is sponsored by GigaParts, Inc. Please mail questions or comments regarding this promotion to GigaParts Sweepstakes, PO Box 11367, Huntsville, AL 35814.