The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves on the last weekend of October (SSB) and November (CW) with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.
SSB: October 27 - 28, 2018
CW: November 24 - 25, 2018
Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday
Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday
Search the online database for any station or operator call sign:
Online certificates are available for 2010 and later. Use the search to find your call in the database. Then click on the [Cert] link to view the certificate in pdf format.
Log checking reports are available for all entrants. A link to the report was sent by email. If you did not receive yours, please contact us through the Contact form.
SSB is always the last full weekend of October.
2019: October 26 - 27
2020: October 24 - 25
2021: October 30 - 31
CW is always the last full weekend of November.
2019: November 23 - 24
2020: November 28 - 29
2021: November 27 - 28
CQ WW RTTY contest, held the last full weekend of September each year, is the world's most popular digital mode contest. While it has many similarities, there are different scoring and multiplier rules. Visit cqwwrtty.com for more information.