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CQ WW SSB 2011 Results Feature Five “Withdrawn” Logs as SO2R Gets Close Log Check Attention

The CQ WW DX Contest Committee crackdown on rules violators has snared several top operators, as five amateurs withdrew their entries after being asked about possible rules violations ...

CQ WW Officially Moves to Ban Post-Contest Log Massage With Rules Change for 2012 CQ WW DX

Along with instituting a new five day log submission deadline, the CQ WW Contest Committee has included a specific rule change for the 2012 CQ WW DX Contests that seeks to crack down ...

Combine Your Contest Weekend Into a Search for Islands & U.S. Counties

You can give your radios and antennas a bit of a test drive this coming weekend with two different kind of contests, as the popular Islands on the Air test is the main worldwide feature, ...

Goodbye Post-Contest Log Massage; CQ Announces Five Day Log Submission Deadline

In a major change, CQ Magazine has announced that effective with the CQ WW RTTY Contest in September, all logs must be submitted within five days after the end of the contest, drastically ...

Europe Dominates 2012 IARU As Expected; Cheating Accusations by N6TR Dominate Post-Contest

The bands were alive for the 24 hours of the 2012 IARU HF Championship, as an active sun even brought 10 meters alive, though propagation was once more a bit spotty for ham radio contesters ...

IARU 2012 Arrives With Usual European Focus; Videos Show Proof of Popularity

One debate that surfaces from time to time in contest circles is the need for a 24 hour class in major contests, as some argue that the 48 hour limit for single operators is too much. ...

Draft Rules Released For 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship; Concept is M2

Organizers of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship have released a draft of the rules for that competition, which include one significant change, making it into more of a Multi-Two ...

Fingers Crossed for Good Band Conditions in CQ WPX CW as Sun Gets More Active

After some up and down band conditions in the last few months, there is hope that the Sun has entered a new more active sunspot phase, which could well produce big scores and lots of ...

Contesters Head to 2012 Dayton Hamvention; You Can Join Them by Streaming Video on the Web

For those contesters heading to the Dayton Hamvention, there will be more than enough events to attend – but for those not able to get to the Miami Valley of Ohio this year, your ...

Despite Up and Down Propagation, WPX SSB Turnout Strong Worldwide as Records Fall

The rollercoaster that has been propagation in ham radio contesting was once again up and down in the 2012 CQ WPX SSB Contest, but that didn’t stop another big turnout and maybe ...

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