[CQ-Contest] CQWW RTTY interesting rules

Robert Chudek - K0RC k0rc at citlink.net
Sun Sep 20 20:18:22 PDT 2009

I suspect from the perspective of a EU competitor, having the States as 
multipliers tends to keep their antennas and attention focused on the USA a 
lot longer. For each USA competitor it makes us 50 times more desirable to 

CQWW RTTY is a DX contest. North Dakota IS DX from Minnesota, especially on 
10 and 15 meters meters.

73 de Bob - KØRC in MN

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve London" <n2icarrl at gmail.com>
To: "reflector cq-contest" <CQ-Contest at Contesting.COM>
Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2009 11:41 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] CQWW RTTY interesting rules

> Flame on....
> RTTY activity has dramatically increased in the past decade. Hasn't RTTY
> activity reached the point that the CQWW RTTY could have the same rules as 
> the
> CQWW CW and SSB contests ?  Almost every weekend there is an
> everyone-works-everyone RTTY contest. Isn't it time for a world-class,
> everyone-works-only-DX RTTY contest ?  Until the CQWW RTTY adopts the same 
> rules
> as its big brothers, it will be, in my mind, a poor cousin to the CQWW CW 
> and
> CQWW SSB contests.
> 73,
> Steve, N2IC
> K1TTT wrote:
>> If you still haven't looked into operating CQWW RTTY this coming weekend
>> please give it a serious thought.  This is a MUCH different event than CW
>> and SSB  In this one there are NO ZERO POINT QSO's.  And States and
>> Provinces count as multipliers in addition to the normal countries and
>> zones.  And yes, that does mean there are TRIPLE multipliers!!  So yes,
>> there will be activity on 10m and 15m where we all want to work states in
>> addition to the zones. Just think, get on 10m and you could be a TRIPLE
>> multiplier for lots of stations!  So please think about it, even if for 
>> only
>> a few hours, and don't forget 10m!
>> Check out last year's results and this year's rules at:
>> http://www.cq-amateur-radio.com/RTTYDXContest.html
>> And don't forget to post your scores in real time to
>> http://www.getscores.org/
>> David Robbins K1TTT
>> e-mail: mailto:k1ttt at arrl.net
>> web: http://www.k1ttt.net
>> AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
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