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CQ Worldwide 160-Meter Contest – CW

January 29, 2021 - January 31, 2021

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Ham Radio Contest

CQ Contest for amateurs around the world to contact other amateurs in as many U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and countries as possible utilizing the 160-meter band.

Dates and Times: Friday 2200Z through Sunday 2200Z

CQ 160-Meter Contest, CW
Status: Active
Geographic Focus: Worldwide
Participation: Worldwide
Awards: Worldwide
Mode: CW
Bands: 160 Meters Only
Classes: Single Op (Low/High)
Single Op Assisted (QRP/Low/High)
Multi-Op (High)
Max operating hours: Single Op: 30 hours
Multi-Op: 40 hours
Max power: HP: >100 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
Exchange: W/VE: RST + (state/province)
DX: RST + CQ Zone
QSO Points: 2 points per QSO with own country
5 points per QSO with other countries on same continent
10 points per QSO with other continents
5 points per QSO with maritime mobile
Multipliers: Each US state + DC (excluding KH6/KL7)
Each VE province
Each DXCC+WAE country (including KH6/KL7)
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
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January 29, 2021
January 31, 2021
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