CQ Magazine's Annual DX Marathon

   2016 High Claimed Scores

 

UPDATED 16 Jan 2017

 

The following are the high claimed scores as submitted for the 2016 edition of CQ Magazine's annual DX Marathon.  Scores may contain pirates, incorrect callsigns, incorrect zones, non-valid operations, antennas not approved for Limited or Formula Class and entry errors that may reduce any of these scores.  Final results of the 2016 DX Marathon will be published in the June 2017 issue of CQ Magazine and on this web site after June 1st, 2017.

 

The maximum possible score in 2016 was 332 - all modes.

 

 

 

TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY CLASS
UNLIMITED LIMITED
Callsign Score Callsign Score
PY5EG 329 VE3NEA 291
K2TQC 327 LU1FAM 289
CT1IUA 325 K9QVB/9 272
EA1DR 325 F4ESV 263
I4EAT 325 N7RD 263
JA2NDQ 325 W9RF 261
R6YY 325 IK2ULV 254
FORMULA - 100W FORMULA - 5W
Callsign Score Callsign Score
PY4ZO 287 OK2FD 303
N4RI 264 WG5G 263
IN3FHE 254 IV3AOL 240
EA3KU 254 W8QZA 220
TA1CM 244 K4AR 216

 

TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY MODE
PHONE CW
Callsign Score Callsign Score
PA2LO 298 OK2PAY 321
PY5DK 267 W9KNI 321
N3CDA 261 IZ0CBB 317
VU2WJ 255 W1NG 317
K6SCA 244 W4QN 311
DIGITAL  
Callsign Score    
IK0OZD 308    
IK5FKF 261    
PY2MC 242    
SP3BGD 203    
5P1KXZ 183    

 

TOP CONTINENTAL SCORES
AFRICA ASIA
Callsign Score Callsign Score
EA8AXT 304 JA2NDQ 325
CT3HF 242 A65CA 319
EA8KC 237 R9AB 306
ZS6C 235 9K2NO 304
5A1AL 125 A92GE 298
EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
Callsign Score Callsign Score
CT1IUA 325 K2TQC 327
EA1DR 325 K3RA 324
I4EAT 325 WN4N 324
R6YY 325 VE3VEE 322
OM3EY 323 W9KNI 321
OM5XX 323    
OCEANIA SOUTH AMERICA
Callsign Score Callsign Score
ZL2IFB 317 PY5EG 329
YB1AR 303 PY2XU 317
VK3GA 300 LU1FAM 289
VK3SIM 291 PY2RJ 288
VK3AWG 254 PY4ZO 287

 

TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY BAND
6 10
Callsign Score Callsign Score
IW2CAM 91 ZY2B 105
SV1NZX 83 ZW5B 96
LU5FF 51 PU5BOY 63
    PY1PL 58
    PU4HUD 56
12 15
Callsign Score Callsign Score
WK3N 189 CO6HLP 195
    PY2UD 174
    PY2KJ 172
    PU8YPL 149
    VU2MUD 127
17 20
Callsign Score Callsign Score
LY5M 284 VE3VEE 322
LY2FN 277 K2RK 201
PP1CZ 203 EA2BD 129
FS/K9NU 96 G8JQW 53
    ZL/F1TUJ 45
30 40
Callsign Score Callsign Score
I4TJE 279 KB0EO 244
9A2EU 251 K5TF 238
LY5W 233 K9CJ 217
VK2IR 140 NR6Q 157
    ZX2F 151
80 160
Callsign Score Callsign Score
LY7M 253 N4IS 188
N8MZ 212 NO3M 186
N3QE 181 K7ZV 156
N5KM 179 CX6VM 127
    N8PR 112

 

TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY CQ ZONE
Zone Callsign Score
1 AL7KC 216
3 W9KNI 321
4 VE3VEE 322
5 K2TQC 327
6 XE2AU 176
8 CO6HLP 195
9 YV1KK 248
11 PY5EG 329
12 CE7KF 182
13 LU1FAM 289
14 CT1IUA 325
15 I4EAT 325
16 R6YY 325
17 R9AB 306
20 YO9HP 300
21 A65CA 319
22 VU2CPL 285
24 BV1EK 168
25 JA2NDQ 325
26 XV4Y 86
27 DU2UXH 124
28 YB1AR 303
29 VK6DW 213
30 VK3GA 300
32 ZL2IFB 317
33 EA8AXT 304
34 5A1AL 125
38 ZS6C 235
40 TF3DC 220
Zones with no leaders had no submissions

 

TOP USA SCORES BY CLASS & CALL AREA
W1 W2
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Unlimited W1NG 317 Unlimited K2TQC 327
Limited No Entrant Limited No Entrant
Formula 100w N1AM 202 Formula 100w K2DBK 170
Formula 5W No Entrant Formula 5W No Entrant
W3 W4
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Unlimited K3RA 324 Unlimited WN4N 324
Limited No Entrant Limited K4IE 226
Formula 100w K2RK 201 Formula 100w N4RI 264
Formula 5W No Entrant Formula 5W K4AR 216
W5 W6
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Unlimited W5IF 311 Unlimited N6WS 308
Limited No Entrant Limited No Entrant
Formula 100w AC7P 224 Formula 100w K6LE 180
Formula 5W WG5G 263 Formula 5W W8QZA 220
W7 W8
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Unlimited W9KNI 321 Unlimited N8DE 311
Limited N7RD 263 Limited WT8E 216
Formula 100w No Entrant Formula 100w No Entrant
Formula 5W No Entrant Formula 5W K8ZT 111
W9 W0
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Unlimited N2BJ 319 Unlimited K6XT 301
Limited K9QVB/9 272 Limited AD1C 225
Formula 100w AB9YC 198 Formula 100w KF0IQ 137
Formula 5W No Entrant Formula 5W KI0G 116

 

TOP CANADA SCORES BY CALL AREA
VE
Callsign Callsign Score
VE1 VE1DT 263
VE2 VE2BR 304
VE3 VE3VEE 322
VE4 VE4HAZ 122
VE6 VE5UA 305
VE7 VA7CRZ 230
VE9 VE9CB 301
Call areas with no leaders had no submissions

 

TOP CONTINENTAL SCORES BY MODE
AFRICA ASIA
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Phone No Entrant Phone VU2WJ 255
CW No Entrant CW VU2MUD 127
Digital No Entrant Digital VU2ABS 172
EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Phone PA2LO 298 Phone N3CDA 261
CW OK2PAY 321 CW W9KNI 321
Digital IK0OZD 308 Digital K8ZT 111
OCEANIA SOUTH AMERICA
Class Callsign Score Callsign Callsign Score
Phone No Entrant Phone PY5DK 267
CW YB1UUN 144 CW PY4HO 269
Digital FK1TS 152 Digital PY2MC 242

 

TOP COUNTRY SCORES
Country Callsign Score
3W XV4Y 86
5A 5A1AL 125
9A 9A2EU 251
9K 9K2NO 304
A6 A65CA 319
A7 A75GT 197
A9 A92GE 298
BV BV1EK 168
BY BA4TB 152
CE CE7KF 182
CE0Y CB0Y 75
CE9 DP1POL 134
CO CO6HLP 195
CT CT1IUA 325
CT3 CT3HF 242
CX CX6VM 127
DL DL5AN 319
DU DU2UXH 124
EA EA1DR 325
EA6 EA6DB 145
EA8 EA8AXT 304
EI EI7CC 239
EU EV1R 305
F F5CQ 306
FK FK1TS 152
FS FS/W9ILY 106
G G4AYU 152
GI GI4SJQ 271
GU GU0SUP 175
GW GW4EVX 111
HA HA0HW 266
HK HK3W 247
HZ 7Z1SJ 270
I I4EAT 325
JA JA2NDQ 325
K K2TQC 327
KL AL7KC 216
LU LU1FAM 289
LX LX1CW 296
LY LY7Z 296
OH OH5RF 198
OK OK2SG 322
OM OM5XX/OM3EY 323
ON ON6QRP 200
OZ OZ7YY 316
PA PA2LO 298
PJ2 PJ2/W9VA 82
PY PY5EG 329
PY0F PY0F/PP1CZ 127
SM SM0MPV 304
SP SQ8N 306
SV SV1CNS 228
SV9 SV9COL 253
TA TA4AKS 223
TA1 TA1CM 244
UA (EU) R6YY 325
UA (AS) R9AB 306
VE VE3VEE 322
VK VK3GA 300
VU VU2CPL 285
XE XE2AU 184
YB YB1AR 303
YI YI3WHR 165
YO YO9HP 300
YU YU1WAT 124
YV YV1KK 248
ZL ZL2IFB 317
ZP ZP5BVK 207
ZS ZS6C 235

 

TOP FIVE CLUB SCORES
Name Score
CDR GROUP 9839
RIO DX GROUP 6947
ARAUCARIA DX GROUP 6184
Northern Illinois DX Association 5314
Carolina DX Association 2892