Sponsored by the Penn-Ohio DX Society (PODXS)


To work as many stations as possible in the allotted time using PSK31 mode.



QRP (max power 5 watts output)

Low Power (max power 50 watts output)

Medium Power (max power 100 watts output).



0000Z-2400 UTC, Saturday, 02 January 2016



Call sign, signal report and state/province/country (SPC). Call "CQ PSKFEST".



80 thru 10 meters, no WARC bands. Work each station once/band.

All contacts must be 2-way PSK31.

No repeater, cross-mode or cross-band contacts allowed.



QSO points - Each contact counts one (1) QSO point, dupes count (0) points.

Multipliers - Each different state/province/country (SPC) worked. Use current ARRL DXCC list for country reference.

Final Score = (Total QSO Points) x (Total Different SPC's).


Scoring Notes:

SPC Definition: S = U.S. States, P = Canadian Provinces, C = DXCC Countries

First U.S. station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).

First VE station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and province).

First Alaska station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).

First Hawaii station worked counts as two (2) multipliers (country and state).

Washington, DC counts as Maryland (MD).



The top 3 scores from each continent will receive a certificate.

All Ø7Ø Club member entries received will automatically qualify for an Attaboy sticker.


Simply submit your ADIF log file (containing QSOs for this contest only!) using our online scorer:

If you have difficulty with or have questions about the scorer, please contact our club manager, David Westbrook, KJ4IZW.


All entries must be received by January 16, 2016 (2 weeks after the PSKFest). Entries with excessive dupes will be listed as check logs. All entries are subject to verification.


The Penn-Ohio DX Society (PODXS) reserves the right to disqualify entries deemed not in accordance with the above rules or contrary to the spirit of this event. Please direct all inquiries regarding this event to our club manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.