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Ham Radio's Biggest Contest Starts Tonight

LM741N (258038) writes | more than 6 years ago

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LM741N (258038) writes "> From the ARRL Website: Ham radio's equivalent of a sold-out stadium, the CQ WW SSB contest is the biggest in the world with DX aplenty to fill your log.

CQ World Wide DX Contest — SSB, sponsored by CQ Magazine, 0000Z Oct 27-2400Z Oct 28 (CW is 0000Z Nov 24-2400Z Nov 25). Frequencies: 160-10 meters. Categories: SOAB and SOSB (HP, LP, QRP), MS, M2 (new), MM. MS has 10 minute rule. Exchange RS(T) and CQ zone. QSO points: same cont — 1 pts (NA stations count 2 pts), diff cont — 3 pts. Stations in the same country may be worked for zone credit only. Score: QSO points × CQ Zones + DXCC entities and WAE countries counted once per band. For more information: www.cqww.com . Logs due Dec 1 (Jan 15 for CW) to ssb@cqww.com (CW logs to cw@cqww.com ) or to CQ Magazine, 25 Newbridge Rd, Hicksville, NY 11801."

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