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CQ World Wide DX Contest 2013.
SSB: October 26-27, 2013

CW: November 23-24, 2013


(11.10.2013., 9:09)YT1ZA Piše:  SSB: October 26-27, 2013

CW: November 23-24, 2013



Translations to other languages are in progress.

Note: The rules have been completely rewritten for 2013. Please read carefully.
The 2013 CQ World-Wide DX Contest

SSB: October 26-27 CW: November 23-24
Starts 00:00:00 UTC Saturday Ends 23:59:59 UTC Sunday

I. OBJECTIVE: For amateurs around the world to contact as many other amateurs in as many CQ zones and countries as possible.

II. BANDS: Six bands only: 1.8, 3.5, 7, 14, 21 and 28 MHz. Observance of established band plans is strongly encouraged.

III. CONTEST EXCHANGE: SSB: RS report plus CQ Zone number of the station location (e.g., 59 05). CW: RST report plus CQ Zone (e.g., 599 05).


A. Score: The final score is the result of the total QSO points multiplied by the sum of zone and country multipliers. Example: 1000 QSO points * (30 Zones + 70 Countries) = 100,000 (final score).

B. QSO Points: Stations may be contacted once on each band. QSO points are based on the location of the station worked.

1. Contacts between stations on different continents count three (3) points.

2. Contacts between stations on the same continent but in different countries count one (1) point. Exception: Contacts between stations in different countries within the North American boundaries count two (2) points.

3. Contacts between stations in the same country have zero (0) QSO point value, but are permitted for zone or country multiplier credit.

C. Multiplier: There are two types of multipliers.

1. Zone: A multiplier of one (1) for each different CQ Zone contacted on each band. The CQ Worked All Zones rules are the standard.

2. Country: A multiplier of one (1) for each different country contacted on each band. The DXCC entity list, Worked All Europe (WAE) multiplier list plus IG9/IH9, and WAC boundaries are standards. Maritime mobile stations count only for a zone multiplier.


A. Single Operator Categories: One person (the operator) performs all operating and logging functions. There is no limit on operating time or band changes. Only one transmitted signal is permitted at any time.

1. Single Operator: QSO alerting assistance of any kind is prohibited (see VIII.2).

a. High Power (All Band or Single Band): Total output power must not exceed 1500 watts.

b. Low Power (All Band or Single Band): Total output power must not exceed 100 watts.

c. QRP (All Band or Single Band): Total output power must not exceed 5 watts.

2. Single Operator Assisted: Entrants in this category may use QSO alerting assistance (see VIII.2).

a. High Power Assisted (All Band or Single Band): Total output power must not exceed 1500 watts.

b. Low Power Assisted (All Band or Single Band): Total output power must not exceed 100 watts.

c. QRP Assisted (All Band or Single Band): Total output power must not exceed 5 watts.

B. Single Operator Overlay Categories: Any Single Operator All Band entrant above may ALSO submit his/her log for one of the categories shown below by adding the appropriate CATEGORY-OVERLAY line in the Cabrillo log file header. Overlay category entries will be listed separately in the results; grouped by high power and low power.

1. Classic Operator (CLASSIC): The entrant will use only one radio, no QSO alerting assistance, and may operate up to 24 of the 48 hours – off times are a minimum of 60 minutes during which no QSO is logged. If the log shows more than 24 hours of operation, only the first 24 hours will be counted for the overlay score. The one radio must not be able to receive while transmitting.

2. Rookie (ROOKIE): The operator was first licensed as a radio amateur less than three (3) years before the date of the contest. Indicate the date first licensed in the SOAPBOX field.

C. Multi-Operator Categories (all-band operation only): Any number of operators is allowed. QSO alerting assistance is allowed. Only one transmitted signal per band is permitted at any time. Total output power must not exceed 1500 watts on any band at any time.

1. Single Transmitter (MULTI-ONE): Only one transmitted signal on one band permitted during any 10-minute period (run transmitter). Exception: One — and only one — other transmitted signal (multiplier transmitter) may be used during any 10-minute period, if — and only if — it is on a different band than the run transmitter and the station worked is a new multiplier. The run and multiplier transmitters are governed by independent 10-minute rules. Ten-minute periods begin with the first QSO on a band. The log must indicate which transmitter (run or multiplier) made each QSO. The multiplier transmitter may not call CQ (solicit contacts).

2. Two Transmitters (MULTI-TWO): A maximum of two transmitted signals on two different bands may be used at any time. The log must indicate which transmitter made each QSO. Each transmitter may make a maximum of 8 band changes in any clock hour (00 through 59 minutes).

3. Multi-Transmitter (MULTI-UNLIMITED): The six contest bands may be activated simultaneously. Only one transmitted signal per band is permitted at any time.

D. Checklog: Entry submitted to assist with the log checking. The entry will not have a score in the results and the log will not be made public.


A single-band log will be eligible for a single-band award only. A log containing more than one band will be judged as an all-band entry unless specified as a single-band entry. A Single Operator station must operate a minimum of 4 hours to be eligible for an award. Multi-operator stations must operate a minimum of 8 hours to be eligible for an award.

A. Certificates: First-place certificates will be awarded in each category for every participating country and in each call area of the United States, Canada, Russia, and Japan.

B. Plaques: Plaques and trophies are awarded for top performance in a number of categories. View the current list of plaques and sponsors at <www.cqww.com/plaques.htm>. Only one plaque will be awarded per entry. A station winning a plaque will not be considered for a sub-area award; the plaque will be awarded to the runner-up in that area.


The club score is the total aggregate score from logs submitted by members. There are two separate club competition categories.

A. USA Clubs: Participation is limited to club members living and operating within a 175 mile radius circle from the center of club area (except for DXpeditions to other countries conducted by members who live within the club circle).

B. DX Clubs: Participation is limited to club members living and operating within the DXCC country where the club is located OR within a 275 km radius circle from the center of club area (except for DXpeditions to other countries conducted by members who live within the club area).

C. General club rules:

1. National organizations (e.g., JARL, REF or DARC) are not eligible for the club competition.

2. Single-operator entries may only contribute to one club. Multi-operator scores may be allocated to multiple clubs as a percentage of the number of club members participating in the operation. The log entry must spell out the full club name (and club allocations if multi-op).

3. A minimum of four logs must be received for a club to be listed in the results. Checklog entries are not counted for the club score.


1. Station location: The area in which all the transmitters, receivers and antennas are located. All transmitters and receivers must be within a single 500-meter diameter circle. Antennas must be physically connected by RF transmission lines to the transmitters and receivers.

2. QSO alerting assistance: The use of any technology or other source that provides call sign or multiplier identification along with frequency information to the operator. It includes, but is not limited to, use of DX cluster, packet, local or remote call sign and frequency decoding technology (e.g., CW Skimmer or Reverse Beacon Network), or operating arrangements involving other individuals.


1. Entrants must operate within the limits of their chosen category when performing any activity that could impact their submitted score.

2. A different call sign must be used for each entry. Only the entrant’s call sign may be used to aid the entrant’s score.

3. Do not exceed the total output power limitation of the chosen entry category on any band. Total output power on any band at any time is measured at the output of the active amplifier(s).

4. Self-spotting or asking to be spotted is not permitted.

5. Remote operation is permitted if the physical location of all transmitters, receivers, and antennas are at one station location. A remotely operated station must obey all station license, operator license, and category limitations.

6. Remote receivers outside the station location are not permitted.

7. Only one signal on a band is allowed at any time. When two or more transmitters are present on the same band, a hardware device MUST be used to prevent more than one signal at any one time. Alternating CQs on two or more frequencies on a band is not permitted.

8. All requests for contacts, responses to calls, and copying of call signs and contest exchanges must be accomplished during the contest period using the mode and frequencies of the contest.

9. Correction of logged call signs and exchanges after the contest by using any database, recordings, email or other methods of confirming QSOs is not allowed.

10. Call signs logged must be the same as those exchanged over the air by the entrants during the QSO.


Electronic submission of logs is required for all entrants who use a computer to log the contest or prepare contest logs.

1. The log MUST show the following for each contact: correct date and time in UTC, frequency (or band), call sign of the station worked, exchange sent, and exchange received. A log without all required information may be reclassified to Checklog. Contacts should be logged immediately as they are completed. Stations competing for World and Continent awards should provide accurate frequencies for all contacts in the log.

2. Single band entrants are required to include all contacts made during the contest period, even if on other bands. Only contacts made on the band specified in the Cabrillo header or summary sheet will be considered for scoring purposes. Logs with contacts only on one band will be classified as single band entries.

3. The CABRILLO file format is the standard for logs. See <www.cqww.com/cabrillo.htm> for detailed instructions on filling out the CABRILLO file header. Failure to fill out the header correctly may result in the entry being placed in the wrong category or reclassified as a Checklog. Note: U.S. stations must indicate the station location in the CABRILLO header (e.g., LOCATION: OH).

4. E-mail or Web upload is the expected method of log submission. SSB logs in CABRILLO format should be sent to ssb@cqww.com. CW logs in CABRILLO format should be sent to cw@cqww.com. Include only the entry call sign in the “Subject:” line of the e-mail. Web upload of logs is available at <www.cqww.com/logcheck/>. All logs received will be confirmed via e-mail. A listing of logs received can be found at www.cqww.com.

5. Instructions for NON-CABRILLO electronic logs: If you are not able to submit a CABRILLO format log, please contact the Contest Director for assistance with submitting another format.

6. Instructions for paper logs: Paper logs may be mailed to CQ WW DX Contest, P.O. Box 481, New Carlisle, OH 45344, USA. Each paper log entry must be accompanied by a Summary Sheet listing all scoring information, the category of competition, and the entrant’s name and mailing address in BLOCK LETTERS.


1. All entries must be sent WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS after the end of the contest: no later than 2359 UTC November 1, 2013 for SSB and 2359 UTC November 29, 2013 for CW. Resubmitting an entry after the deadline will result in it being considered as a late log.

2. An extension may be requested by e-mail to questions@cqww.com. The request must state a legitimate reason and must be received before the log deadline. Extensions are granted only upon confirmation by the Contest Director.

3. Logs submitted or postmarked after the deadline may be listed in the results, but are not eligible for awards.


The CQ WW DX Contest Committee is responsible for checking and adjudicating the contest entries. Entrants are expected to follow the rules and best amateur radio practices. Violation of the rules of the contest or unsportsmanlike conduct may lead to disciplinary action by the Committee.

A. Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Examples of unsportsmanlike conduct include, but are not limited to:

1. ARRANGING or CONFIRMING any contacts during the contest by use of ANY non-amateur radio means such as telephones, Internet, instant messaging, chat rooms, VoIP, social media or web sites.

2. Transmissions by the entrant on frequencies outside of license limitations.

3. Changing times in the log to meet band change or off time rules.

4. Taking credit for excessive unverifiable QSOs or unverifiable multipliers.

5. Signals with excessive bandwidth (e.g., splatter, clicks) or harmonics on other bands.

B. Observer Program: The Committee may request of any entrant to accept a visit by an observer during the contest. Failure to allow a Committee appointed observer full access to the station during the contest period may result in the entry being disqualified.

C. Disciplinary Actions: In the event of a violation, the entrant is subject to disqualification at the discretion of the Committee.

1. DISQUALIFICATION: Entry will be listed at the end of the published results and is not eligible for an award.

2. Notification of Committee actions will be sent by email to the address provided with the log submission. The entrant has five days to appeal the decision to the Contest Director. After that time the decision is final.

3. An entrant may withdraw the submitted log for any reason within 30 days of the log deadline. Contact the Contest Director for instructions.

4. The Committee reserves the right to change the category of any entry based on its examination of the log or other information.

D. Log Checking: All logs are checked using custom software and human judgment.

1. Duplicate contacts are removed with no additional penalty.

2. Contacts with an incorrectly received exchange are removed with no additional penalty.

3. Call sign errors or call signs not found in the other log are removed and receive a penalty of two times the QSO point value for that contact.

4. Contacts that do not meet the band change rules for multi-operator entries are removed with no additional penalty.


By submitting a CQ WW DX Contest log, and in consideration of the efforts of the CQ WW DX Contest Committee to review and evaluate that log, an entrant unconditionally and irrevocably agrees that he/she has: 1) read and understood the rules of the contest and agrees to be bound by them, 2) operated according to all rules and regulations that pertain to amateur radio for the station location, 3) agreed the log entry may be made open to the public, and 4) accepted that the issuing of disqualifications and other decisions of the Committee are official and final. If an entrant is unwilling or unable to agree to all of the foregoing, the entrant should not submit the entry or submit the entry as a Checklog only.

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YU1XX na 3,5MHz
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YU0W na 7MHz


YU1XX/QRP 3.5MHZ 350 QSO 17 ZONE 66 DXCC 38180 PTS 18H

YU0W/QR 7 MHZ 714 QSO 31 ZONE 94 DXCC 147000 PTS 33H

YU1LM/QRP 14MHZ 562 QSO 33 ZONE 102 DXCC 141825 PTS 28H



Rank Call Year Category Score QSOs Zn Cty Hours Operator(s) Cert
1 UT3L 2011 SA QRP 80M 80,388 786 18 69 21.4 UR5LO
2 SO6C 2011 SA QRP 80M 73,390 689 15 67 24.1 SP6CIK
3 SO6C 2010 SA QRP 80M 61,370 552 14 71 19.0 SP6CIK
4 UT3L 2012 SA QRP 80M 49,140 546 14 64 13.0 UR5LO [Cert]
5 YO8WW 2010 SA QRP 80M 41,410 447 16 66 7.1
6 HA7I 2011 SA QRP 80M 31,941 434 10 53 26.0 HA7JTR


Rank Call Year Category Score QSOs Zn Cty Hours Operator(s) Cert
1 OK1DVM 2010 SA QRP 40M 362,880 1,076 37 143 32.6
2 YU1WC 2011 SA QRP 40M 144,354 560 34 113 21.8


Rank Call Year Category Score QSOs Zn Cty Hours Operator(s) Cert
1 RU5TT 2012 SA QRP 20M 223,200 834 34 116 23.2 UA3TW [Cert]
2 YP0CW 2012 SA QRP 20M 132,736 621 32 96 14.7 YO6EX [Cert]

YT1CI/QRP 6. ?

Rank Call Year Category Score QSOs Zn Cty Hours Operator(s) Cert
1 SN7C 2011 SA QRP 15M 189,406 529 36 130 17.8 SP7CHS
2 DL1EFW 2012 SA QRP 15M 114,456 452 27 87 17.0 [Cert]
3 HG20IPA 2012 SA QRP 15M 102,724 421 30 92 16.5 HA3JB [Cert]
4 EA8/SA6G 2012 SA QRP 15M 102,438 302 24 102 14.4 SM6CUK [Cert]
5 JE2UFF 2012 SA QRP 15M 100,224 411 30 66 16.5 [Cert]
6 VE3XD 2012 SA QRP 15M 82,069 281 25 82 9.4 [Cert]
Svaka cast momci!!!
Call: OL4A
Station: OK1RF/OK1RI

Class: M/M QRP
QTH: Brezina
Operating Time (hrs): 48
Location: Northern Europe
Summary: Compare Scores
Band QSOs Zones Countries
160: 464 14 60
80: 878 18 81
40: 1208 39 135
20: 970 38 133
15: 798 39 137
10: 537 35 127
Total: 4855 183 673 Total Score 7,875,200

Club: [none]
Comments: [email] 2013-11-27 11:36:58
Already while leaving Gambia after our last outing from there, we thought what
will be next year. It was obvious we will go "somewhere" in the
future but not next year. In discussions someone just randomly mentioned the
M/M QRP operation of "OK2RZ and party" in 2009, and jokingly we said
that would be the complete silliness to try from Brezina next year. None of us
is QRP operator, only OK1DO tried once from his home QTH QRP on all bands. I
myself made only about 10 QRP QSOs few days before the contest on 15 and 40m.
That is all ! Similar all others with only OK1DO and OK8WW had some limited QRP

So OK when our 80m Yagi was going up before SSB leg we said, it is going to be
really decadent to go QRP with almost full size 3Y yagi on 80m !

Our goal was to beat the result of OK2RRR from 2009 - it was in inferior
propagation, so we said we should make twice as much i.e over 2.5 mil. We
checked the EU winners of single band QRP categories last years and if
calculated the best SB results it would give around 4 mil. points - so it was
our high goal the more real one was 2,5....
We could hardly imagine how it would be to come through the pileup for each
multiplier with 5W only. If someone would tell me we will finish with the zones
numbers we have on 40-10m I would proclaim him completely crazy. It was very
interesting experience. There were station loud and we called them through the
pileup and came through reasonably well, there were stations who just did not
hear us. It was interesting that to some stations you got through surprisingly
after 20 minus calling. The winner of the "deaf trophy" by far is
VP2MMM - probably local interference similar to our last year as C5A. He did
not heard us - OK that is fine but we heard many times more than 20 people were
calling and he was unhappily calling CQ all the time. Overall one gets to listen
around the bands this way much more then during HP operation, which was
interesting and fun in itself.

We are very happy with the unexpected final result, how ever I doubt we will do
it again. It was fun but also frustrating calling long minutes multipliers you
know would be worked in seconds. Also to go through the contest more-less
without any CQ was also sort of peculiar for us.

Thank you all for being patient with copying our 5W signals and hope to hear
you all next year once more.

73 !
Jiri OK1RI - for the whole group


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