Welcome to the official web site of CQ World Wide VHF Contest. The contest promotes VHF activity on the 6 and 2 meter bands with participation from around the world.
2024 CQ World Wide VHF Contest
Begins: 1800 UTC Saturday, July 20
Ends: 2100 UTC Sunday, July 21
Search the online database for any station or operator call sign:
View the online database for all entries since 2000.
You can view the list of received logs here. If you have submitted a log that the robot recognizes you will receive a receipt from it. If you can't see your callsign in the list of received logs, try submitting to the robot again (after checking for errors).
If you are not ROVER nor HILLTOPPER please use the LOCATION (ARRL-SECTION) line in the Cabrillo file to put the state you operated from (since using QRA locators to determine this can be ambiguous in some cases).
Contest is always the third weekend of July.
2025: July 19 - 20
2026: July 18 - 19
2027: July 17 - 18
Make sure that your log conforms to the standard Cabrillo format, in particular the following requirements to avoid having the robot bounce your log:
Most recent version logging programs conform to the Cabrillo format, but check your version!