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Objective: For Amateurs worldwide to exchange QSO information with as many stations as possible on the 10 meter band.

Dates:

Second full weekend of December. Starts 0000 UTC Saturday; runs through 2359 UTC Sunday (December 12-13, 2020)

Contest rules are now maintained as a single downloadable document (see below).

For contest information contact contests@arrl.org or (860) 594-0232


 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. Paper logs must be postmarked by the log submission deadline.

Logs that have been submitted electronically are listed on the ARRL 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 postmarked before the log submission deadline.

Paper Entry Forms:

10 Meter Contest Summary Sheet

10 Meter Contest Log Sheet

 Send completed Summary Sheets and logs to:
ARRL - 10 Meter Contest, 225 Main St, Newington, CT 06111.

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/.


Awards:

Certificates will be awarded in the following categories:

  • The highest-scoring single-operator station (in each category) from each ARRL/RAC Section, Mexican State and DXCC country.
  • Top multioperator entries in each ARRL Division, Canada, Mexico and each continent.
  • Additional certificates will be awarded as participation warrants.

Printable certificates will be downloadable from contests.arrl.org/certificates.php.

Additional Information

Full Contest Rules

Click Here for the Complete ARRL 10 Meter Contest Rules (PDF)