Using Logbook for the CQ WW WPX SSB/CW Contests

The following are instructions for using the Logbook to generate and submit logs for the CQ World Wide WPX SSB or CW contests.  The process involves three activities:

A. Configuring Logbook to capture the information required for the contest
B. Exporting the Logbook QSOs applicable to the contest to an ADIF file
C. Converting the ADIF file to a Cabrillo 3.0 file and uploading the Cabrillo 3.0 file to CQ WW WPX

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    Announcing the 2024 CQ World Wide WPX Contests

    • SSB: March 25-26 / CW: May 25-26, 2024
    • Starts 0000 UTC Saturday; Ends 2359 UTC Sunday
    • Log Deadlines: SSB – 2359 April 5 / CW – 2359 UTC May 31, 2024

    Thrill in the chase of thousands of unique callsign prefixes from hundreds of DX entities in the world’s largest everyone-works-everyone radio contests.

    The CQ World Wide WPX (WPX) contests are immensely popular operating activities that enjoy broad participation by amateurs around the globe.  The events attract amateurs at all levels of proficiency from beginner to world champion and are rich hunting grounds for bagging callsign prefixes in pursuit of the coveted CQ WPX Awards Program endorsements.  WPX features a diversity of categories for single operator and multi-operator stations, including the Youth Overlay for entrants 25 years of age or younger, so please come and join the fun!

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    Analysis of the Active USA Prefixes in the 2022 WPX CW Contest

    By Ray Conrad, NM2O

    Leading up to either section of the WPX contests, the question arises: “What is a rare prefix?” In the USA, the question is what calls are active.

    This analysis discusses the prefixes in the 2022 WPX CW Contest. The list of active prefixes and the number of logs in each prefix was provided by the WPX Contest Director. Note that there may be a few prefixes active that did not submit a log.

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