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CQ Worldwide DX Contest – CW

November 28, 2020 - November 29, 2020

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Ham Radio Contest

The 2020 The CQ World Wide DX Contest for CW is one of the largest CW DX contests in the world. It offers 48 hours of nonstop DX-chasing fun with activity taking place from virtually every part of the world!

Whether you are competing for awards, looking for a few new band-countries, or simply filling up your logbook, the 2020 The CQ World Wide DX CW Contest offers something for everyone.

Dates and Times: Starts 0000 UTC Saturday; Ends 2359 UTC Sunday

CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW
Status: Active
Geographic Focus: Worldwide
Participation: Worldwide
Awards: Worldwide
Mode: CW
Bands: 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m
Classes: Single Op All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Single Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Assisted All Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Assisted Single Band (QRP/Low/High)
Single Op Overlays: (Classic/Rookie)
Multi-Single (Low/High)
Max power: HP: 1500 watts
LP: 100 watts
QRP: 5 watts
Exchange: RST + CQ Zone No.
Work stations: Once per band
QSO Points: 0 points per QSO with same country (counts as mult)
1 point per QSO with different country same continent
2 points per QSO with different country same continent (NA)
3 points per QSO with different continent
Multipliers: Each CQ zone once per band
Each country once per band
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
E-mail logs to: (web upload preferred)
Upload log at:
Mail logs to: CQ WW DX Contest
Box 481
New Carlisle, OH 45344
Find rules at:


November 28, 2020
November 29, 2020
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