[CQ-Contest] 2014 CW Open Contest - Starts 0000Z SEP 6

dfaklis at frontiernet.net dfaklis at frontiernet.net
Mon Aug 18 09:05:26 EDT 2014

You Are Invited to The 2014 CW Open!  September 6, 2014

A competitive international event with winning rates over 100 QSO's/hour....every hour!
Unique multipliers enhance strategy and scoring for all operators in all regions of the world.
The CW Open consists of three separate 4-hour fast-paced CW contests with log checking.

There were 1,000 logs submitted in 2013 from all around the globe.

*  September 6: 0000-0359Z; 1200-1559Z; 2000-2359Z
*  Participate in 1, 2 or all 3 sessions
*  160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters

Each session is scored separately; several chances to win

*  Awards for each session, each ITU Region
*  Awards for combined session scores

Comprehensive logging software support (see http://www.cwops.org/cwopen.html)

*  Exchange is sequential Serial Number and Name (e.g. 4 Alex), starting at 1 for each session
*  One (1) point per QSO, work stations once per band, per session
*  For each session, each different call sign is a multiplier the first time it is worked on any band
*  Each session is logged separately and begins with 0 points and 0 multipliers

Awards (Thank You ICOM America for the Beautiful Awards!)

*  Trophy, high score, each session, each ITU Region (9 trophies)
*  Plaque, high score, each of HP, LP and QRP, each session, each ITU Region (27 plaques)
*  Trophy, high combined score (all sessions), each ITU Region (3 trophies)


*  HP = Legal power above 100 watts
*  LP = 100 watts or less
*  QRP = 5 watts or less
*  Single Operators Only
*  Team Competition:  No geographical limitations (http://www.cwops.org/cwopen.html)
*  Packet, Skimmer, and Reverse Beacon Network systems are allowed!
*  Rules at www.cwops.org/cwopen.html

Any questions or help finding a team, please email NW2K at arrl.net

Thanks and see you on September 6 at 0000Z!
73, Dean, NW2K
Contest Manager

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