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   Paper logs are NOT accepted!

Logging? CW Open is supported by many logging programs. See

Teams? Team competition is supported (see for signup). No geography limitations.