CQ WW SSB Coming Up this Weekend
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The 2017 CQ World-Wide DX Contest

SSB: October 28-29      CW: November 25-26

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).

The station here in Ledyard CT will be open for operators. Two stations will be available. Please communicate your preferred times. Bring any special snacks, drinks and food items you may need.  toothbrush, meds, etc.  We will have the usual breakfast lunch and dinner items.

73, John W1AN

4 comments on “CQ WW SSB Coming Up this Weekend
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  1. Hi John:

    This is my maiden voyage….Sat: 10:00 UTC – 20:00 UTC. Roughly the same on Sun. Do you mind if I bring my laptop, which I have N1MM loaded but need help with the filters? I would like to work via my QTH at some time, on Sunday too, and this would help. Thanks!

    Jon Foster

  2. Good luck to youse guys! I will try to spend some time on the contest, but not a lot.
    73. Ken K3IU

  3. Call: W1XX
    Op: W1XX
    Station: W1XX

    Class: SOSB/40HP
    QTH: RI
    Op Time (hrs): 12.5

    Band QSOs Zones Countries
    40: 435 22 81
    20: 28 4 19
    15: 170 10 38
    10: 11 4 6
    Total: 435 22 81 Tot Score = 120,304

    Club: CTRI Contest Group

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