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ARRL Rookie Roundup – CW

December 20, 2020

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Ham Radio Contest

Rookie Roundup is a CW contest aimed at Amateurs licensed for three years or less.

Objective: Rookies exchange information with as many other CW stations as possible on the 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter HF bands. All participants are limited to no more than 100 watts PEP output.

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ARRL Rookie Roundup, CW
Status: Active
Geographic Focus: North America
Participation: Worldwide
Mode: CW
Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op Rookie
Multi-Op Rookie
Max power: 100 watts
Exchange: NA: Name + 2-digit year first licensed + (state/province/XE area/DX)
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 1 point per QSO with non-rookie
2 points per QSO with rookie
Multipliers: Each US state and DC once
Each VE province once
Each XE call area once
One DX once
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
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December 20, 2020
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