[CQ-Contest] Rule Changes for the CQ WW WPX SSB and CW Contests in 2021

Barry W2UP w2up.co at gmail.com
Mon Nov 16 12:45:08 EST 2020

Regarding spot use, glad to see some more contests moving with reality, Bud!

I operated just a few hours in SS CW on Sunday afternoon.  It's always
interesting to see how quickly some prec A/B guys find my 100W/dipole
signal within the first few minutes of establishing a CQ frequency.

Barry W2UP.

On Mon, Nov 16, 2020 at 10:38 AM <john at kk9a.com> wrote:

> I am sorry to see the unassisted category eliminated from the WPX
> contests.  It was so much fun!  I imagine that CQWW will eventually do
> the same.
> John KK9A
> Bud Trench aa3b wrote:
> QSO alerting systems will now be permitted in all CQ WW WPX SSB and CW
> Single Operator categories, except the Single Operator Classic Overlay
> categories.  This change also results in elimination of the requirement for
> audio recordings.  The drivers for combining the Single Op Assisted and
> Unassisted categories include:
> The Single Operator Classic Overlay categories will continue to prohibit
> the
> use of QSO alerting systems and should be considered by participants
> preferring to be unassisted.  Also, the maximum operating time for Single
> Operator Classic Overlay participants has been reduced from 36 to 24 hours.
> Further, the Multi-Operator Single Transmitter High and Low Power Classic
> Overlay categories have been removed from the rules.
> 73,
> Bud Trench, AA3B
> Director, CQ WPX Contest
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