WAE SSB Contest

WAE Worked All Europe - Contest



The Deutscher Amateur Radio Club (DARC) invites radio amateurs world wide to participate in the annual WAE DX Contest.

Worked All Europe 2015 Calendar

CW: August, second full weekend
Saturday, August 8, 2015, 0000 UTC until Sunday, August 9, 2015, 2359 UTC

SSB: September, second full weekend
Saturday, September 12, 2015, 0000 UTC until Sunday, September 13, 2015, 2359 UTC

RTTY: November, second full weekend
Saturday, November 14, 2015, 0000 UTC until Sunday, November 15, 2015, 2359 UTC


3.5 – 7 – 14 – 21 – 28 MHz.

According to IARU recommendations operation should be avoided outside contest-preferred segments. No operation to take place on:
CW : 3560-3800; 7040-7200; 14060-14350 kHz

SSB: 3650-3700; 7050-7060; 7100-7130; 14100-14125; 14300-14350 kHz.


Max. output 100 watts – all bands. Only one signal permitted at any time.
Output higher than 100 watts – all bands. Only one signal permitted at any time.
Band changes are allowed every 10 minutes; this includes all activities of a main station, including QSO & QTC traffic and CQing.

Off Times

Single Operator stations may only operate 36 out of the 48-hour contest period.

Off times must be a minimum of 60 minutes during which no QSO is logged..


A contest QSO can only be conducted between a European and a non-European station (exception: RTTY, see §12). The exchange consists of RS/RST and a progressive serial number starting with 001. If the station worked does not send a serial number, log the contact with number 000. Each station can be credited only once per band.

Country List
1AØ, 3A, 4O, 4U1I, 4U1V, 9A, 9H, C3, CT, CU, DL, E7, EA, EA6, EI, ER, ES, EU, F, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GM/s, GU, GW, HA, HB, HBØ, HV, I, IS, IT, JW, JW/b, JX, LA, LX, LY, LZ, OE, OH, OHØ, OJØ, OK, OM, ON, OY, OZ, PA, R1F, RA, RA2, S5, SM, SP, SV, SV/A, SV5, SV9, T7, TA1, TF, TK, UR, YL, YO, YU, Z6, Z3, ZA, ZB.[R1M removed]


RULES and links

Download PDF with all WAE RULES

Official DARC WAE Page

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