DX entities submitting CQWW logs by year 1948-2020

The charts below show the number of DXCC entities that submitted logs for each year of the CQ WW DX Contest. The growth is evident as travel increased activity and electronic logs made it easier to submit.

The Covid-19 impact is clear in the steep drop of 50 entities from 2019 to 2020. It gives a good indication of just how many expeditions there are each year!

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CQWW 2016 SSB – Self-spotting and Entrant Audio Recordings

SELF SPOTTING

If you look back in the blog archive ( http://cqww.com/blog/self-spotting/ ), you will see that Self Spotting was previously discussed in November, 2015.  When rules are cited in the Blog, it is for a real reason, not just for casual reading.  Back then, Randy, K5ZD warned of impending DQs for self-spotting.  It is clear that we need to revisit this rule.  Please visit Randy’s blog post (link shown above) to see the RULE.

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