CW Ops Open Contest
CW Ops Open Contest

CW Ops Open Contest

Join in some contesting fun with our friends from CW Ops – this weekend…

When? 4 Saturday 4 September 2021

            Session 1: 0000-0359Z

            Session 2: 1200-1559Z

            Session 3: 2000-2359Z

            Each session is separately logged, checked and awarded. 3 separate contests!

Who? Open to all amateur radio operators, worldwide

Modes? CW only

Operator categories? Single operator

Power categories? HP (more than 100 watts); LP (more than 5 watts up to 100 watts); QRP (5 watts of less)

Use of spotting? No limitations on using clusters, RBN or skimmers, but please, no self spotting.

Exchange? QSO number + given name (e.g.  12 John).

Bands? 160,80,40,20,15,10

Scoring? 1 point per QSO per band (each session); 1 multiplier for callsign the first time it is worked (each session). Scores start at 0 for each session. Work someone once per band per session.

Reporting? Separate logs for each session.Logs must be in Cabrillo format and may be submitted via http://www.b4h.net/cwops/   Paper logs are NOT accepted!

Logging? CW Open is supported by many logging programs. See www.cwops.org/cwopen.html

Teams? Team competition is supported (see www.cwops.org/cwopen.html for signup). No geography limitations.