CQ WW DX SSB Contest 2020

CQ WW DX Contest SSB October 24-25


The 2020 CQ World-Wide SSB DX Contest

CQ WW DX SSB: October 24-25
Starts 00:00:00 UTC Saturday Ends 23:59:59 UTC Sunday

The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves on the last weekend of October (SSB) and November (CW) with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.

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

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

EXCHANGE: RS report plus CQ Zone number of the station location (e.g., 59 05).

Read all rules in several languages on official CQ World Wide DX Contest Page



CQ DX Zones of the world

Contest Software
A selection of contest programs taken from our Contest Software links page


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