This weekend: Portugal Day Contest and GACW WWSA CW DX Contest

The Portuguese Day contest will be taking place this weekend, starting on Saturday, 1200 Z and ending on Sunday 1200 Z. The bands are 80, 40, 20, 15 , 10 meters and the modes are SSB and CW. The rules are simple: there is only the single operator all bands category and so just three standings will be issued: SSB, CW and Mixed.

Contacts with Portuguese stations are worth 10 points
Contacts with same continent or country are worth 1 point
Contacts between non-Portoguese stations in different continents are woth 2 points
Multipliers: any DXCC country (1) and any Portuguese district (5).

Log must be sent no later than September 1 to


For complete rules as well as general information, see

Specifically for CW, another contest will be taking place this weekend: the WWSA CW contest, promoted by GACW (Grupo Argentino de CW) starting on Saturday, 1500 Z and ending on Sunday, 1500 Z. For rules and general information about this contest:

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2 Responses to "This weekend: Portugal Day Contest and GACW WWSA CW DX Contest"

  1. Stefano says:

    Is the GA CW Contest still running? The website seems old and not updated nor the results for 2016 have been published.


  2. IU0BMP says:

    Stefano, thank you for your comment. I agree with you. We listed this contest in our article because it appears on the SM3CER contest service ( and also on the WA7BNM Contest Calendar (, two usually reliable sources.

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