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ARRL International DX – SSB

March 7, 2020 - March 8, 2020

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Ham Radio Contest

Objective: To encourage W/VE stations to expand knowledge of DX propagation on the HF and MF bands, improve operating skills, and improve station capability by creating a competition in which DX stations may only contact W/VE stations.

W/VE amateurs: Work as many DX stations in as many DXCC entities as possible on the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter bands.

DX stations: Work as many W/VE stations in as many of the 48 contiguous states and provinces as possible.

Dates and Times: Starts 0000 UTC Saturday; ends 2359 UTC Sunday.

ARRL International DX Contest, SSB
Status: Active
Geographic Focus: United States/Canada
Participation: Worldwide
Awards: Worldwide
Mode: SSB
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Single Band
Single Op Unlimited (Low/High)
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Max power: HP: 1500 watts
LP: 150 watts
QRP: 5 watts
Exchange: W/VE: RS + (state/province)
non-W/VE: RS + power
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 3 points per QSO
Multipliers: W/VE: Each DXCC country once per band
Non-W/VE: Each state, District of Columbia, VE province/territory once per band
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
E-mail logs to: (none)
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Mail logs to: ARRL Intl DX Contest, Phone
225 Main St.
Newington, CT 06111
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March 7, 2020
March 8, 2020
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