[CQ-Contest] Retraction re Congratulations 6-Band DXCC in CQWW CW

K3ZJ David Siddall davek3zj at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 17:13:26 EST 2022

I have been corrected, the online scoreboard combines zones and countries
as the "multiplier", so probably no station has achieved 6-band DXCC this
weekend. My error -- but would have been nice for some ops, anyways.

Congratulations on all the nice scores, even if not 6-band DXCC!

73, Dave K3ZJ

On Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 3:49 PM K3ZJ David Siddall <davek3zj at gmail.com>

> A quick review of the records detailed on cqww.com suggest that only two
> MM in CQWW CW have ever attained 6-band DXCC during CQWW CW, CN8WW in 1999
> and EA8ZS in 2002. LN8W this morning already was showing 6-Band DXCC from
> 59.4 degrees NL -- quite an accomplishment from that far north.
> Assuming the scoreboard reports are confirmed in the final results, three
> stations in the M/S category also are reporting 6-band DXCC: LZ5R, OM7M, &
> ES9UKR. It appears that this has been accomplished only once before, by
> P33W in 2010.
> Of course, there may be additional stations reaching this level that are
> not on the online scoreboard. And my quick review of records may have
> missed some.
> But It appears to be a record weekend with propagation balanced among the
> bands as much as it ever has been.  Congratulations to all the operators.
> 73, Dave K3ZJ

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