IARU Championship (CW, SSB, mixed)

13/07/2024 – 14/07/2024 all-day Europe/London Timezone
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– July 13-14: IARU Championship (CW, SSB, mixed)
– Scheduled for the second full weekend of July (July 13-14, 2024), lasting 24 hours.


Contest Objective: To support amateur self-training in radiocommunications including improving amateur operating skills, conducting technical investigations, and intercommunicating with other amateurs around the world, especially IARU member society headquarters stations, using the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands.

Dates: The second full weekend of July (July 13-14, 2024).
Contest Period: Begins 1200 UTC Saturday and runs through 1159 UTC Sunday. Both Single and Multioperator stations may operate the entire 24-hour period.
Click here for the complete IARU HF World Championship Rules (PDF)
For contest information contact  or (860) 594-0232

IARU member society HQ stations, such as W1AW, send signal report and official IARU member society abbreviation as listed on the IARU website at https://www.iaru.org/reference/member-societies/.  IARU International Secretariat club station NU1AW counts as a HQ station, and sends “IARU”. Members of the IARU Administrative Council and the three IARU regional Executive committees send “AC,” “R1,” ”R2,” and “R3” as appropriate.
All others send signal report and ITU zone.
ITU Zone Map

Log Submission Deadline
Logs are due within SEVEN (7) days after the event is over. Logs may be submitted either online or via mail, but electronic Cabrillo logs are the preferred method. Electronic logs must be submitted via our web app at contest-log-submission.arrl.org/
Logs that have been submitted electronically are listed on the Logs Received page. Click the contest name to see a list of submitted logs sorted by call sign and club name.
Online Log Submission – Cabrillo formatted logs must be uploaded via our web app at contest-log-submission.arrl.org.
Submitting Paper Logs By Mail – Be sure to mail your completed Summary Sheet and Log Sheets (include a dupe sheet if over 500 QSOs) postmarked before the log submission deadline to: IARU HF Contest Logs c/o IARU International Secretariat, Box 310905, Newington, CT 06111-0905 USA. 
IARU HF Summary Sheet: PDF file
Log Sheet: PDF file
If submitting a paper log, it is strongly suggested you use a delivery method that offers a tracking number.
If you wish to convert your log into a Cabrillo formatted log for electronic submission, visit www.b4h.net/cabforms/ and select the event of interest. You can input your log data which will be converted to a Cabrillo formatted log for you (it will generate a log and return it to you), and then you can in turn submit your Cabrillo log online via the web app at contest-log-submission.arrl.org/.

Certificates will be awarded to the high-scoring entry in each category in each ITU zone, each DXCC country and each ARRL Section.
Certificates of participation will be awarded to all IARU member society HQ stations. Achievement-level awards will be issued to those making at least 250 QSOs or having a multiplier total of 75 or more.
Printable certificates will be downloadable from contests.arrl.org/certificates.php.
Additional awards may be made at the discretion of each country’s IARU member society.


Additional Information


ITU Zone Borders for the US and Canada-

ITU Zone Prefix Location

06 W-K-N-A U.S.A. (Washington, Oregon,
California, Nevada, Idaho,
& that part of Montana,
Utah & Arizona west of
110 Deg. W.)

07 W-K-N-A U.S.A. (N. Dakota, S. Dakota,
Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado,
New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma,
Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, that
part of Utah & Arizona East
of 110 Deg. W., & that part
of Michigan, part of Montana
Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas,
Tennessee, Mississippi,
Louisiana & Wisconsin west
of 90 Deg. W.)

08 W-K-N-A U.S.A. (Indiana, Alabama,
Georgia, Florida, Virginia,
Kentucky, N. Carolina, S.
Carolina, West Virginia,
Maryland, Delaware, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New
York, Maine, Connecticut,
Rhode Island, Massachusetts,
New Hampshire, Vermont, &
that part of Michigan, Illinois,
Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi,
Tennessee, Louisiana &
Wisconsin east of 90 Deg. W.)

01 KL7 Alaska (West of 141 Deg. W.)

02 KL7 Alaska (East of 141 Deg. W.)
VE6,7,VY1 Canada (South of 80 Deg. N. and
West of 110 Deg. W.)

03 VE3,4,5,8 Canada (South of 80 Deg. N. and
between 90 Deg. and 110 Deg. W.)
Includes western area of
Ontario North section

04 Pieces Canada (South of 80 Deg. N. and
of VY0 between 70 Deg. and 90 Deg. W.
VE2,3,4,8 including Baffin Isl.)
Includes Ontario East, Ontario South & Greater
Toronto Area sections and eastern part of
Ontario North section

09 FP St. Pierre et Miquelon
VY2,VO2, Canada (South of 80 Deg. N. &
VO1 East of 70 Deg. W., including
Pieces Labrador, Newfoundland, Nova
of VY0 Scotia, but excluding Baffin
75 VE8 Canada (80 Deg. N. to 90 Deg. N.,
North Pole)

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