[CQ-Contest] ARRL 160 and DX Window

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Mon Dec 5 21:55:18 EST 2005

On Dec 5, 2005, at 1:17 PM, <ku8e at bellsouth.net> <ku8e at bellsouth.net>  

> Is there still a DX window for ARRL DX 160 ??  It seems year after  
> year I hear the same USA stations abusing the DX window. It seems  
> many of these stations are in rare sections so they seem to get  
> away with CQing in the DX window without anyone harassing them.

For the purposes of the ARRL 160m contest, the window is 1830-1835  
kHz. See Rule 6.1:
"6.1. The segment 1.830 to 1.835 should be used for intercontinental  
QSOs only."

The couple of times I tuned past this segment, I heard no US stations  
calling CQ.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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