CQ Magazine's Annual DX Marathon

   2018 High Claimed Scores

 

 

The following are the high claimed scores as submitted for the 2018 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 2018 DX Marathon will be published in the June 2019 issue of CQ Magazine and on this web site after June 1st, 2019.

 

The maximum possible score in 2018 was 333 for mixed mode.

 

TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY CLASS
UNLIMITED LIMITED
Callsign Score Callsign Score
K2TQC 327 EW7A 276
PY5EG 326 W9RF 271
OM3EY 324 HA0IV 265
R6YY 323 PY2SPW 260
K2ZJ 319 PY2RJ 255
VE3VEE 318 TA4SO 252
JA0DAI 315 K5DC 248
FORMULA - 100W FORMULA - 5W
Callsign Score Callsign Score
K2JL 293 OK2FD 262
TA4RC 277 IV3AOL 234
TA1CM 270 K8ZT 224
HA7LJ 263 W8QZA 210
K1RI 260 KZ3I 88
YV5OIE 260 K4AR 46
       
TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY MODE
PHONE CW
Callsign Score Callsign Score
PY6BA 313 OK2PAY 307
PA2LO 271 K3MA 303
EA5HRV 250 W1NG 300
W4HY 249 W4QN 292
KL7KK 229 DL6DH 277
DIGITAL  
Callsign Score    
OM5XX 301    
IK5FKF 272    
RZ1OA 263    
5P1KZX 251    
IK2RPE 248    
K7MTR 248    
ON6SAT 248    
       
TOP CONTINENTAL SCORES
AFRICA ASIA
Callsign Score Callsign Score
EA8AXT 309 JA0DAI 315
CT3MD 267 TA4RC 277
ZS2EZ 229 A92GE 272
ZS6AI 222 TA2LG 268
EA8KC 220 R9AB 262
EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
Callsign Score Callsign Score
OM3EY 324 K2TQC 327
R6YY 323 K2ZJ 319
PA3FQA 314 VE3VEE 318
EV1R 313 K9NU 314
DL5AN 313 K3RA 311
9A2AJ 313    
OCEANIA SOUTH AMERICA
Callsign Score Callsign Score
VK3GA 313 PY5EG 326
YB5QZ 305 PY6BA 313
ZL2IFB 302 PY5DK 307
VK3BDX 273 PR8ZX 298
YF9CDL 272 PY7DJ 294
       
TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY BAND
6 10
Callsign Score Callsign Score
I4EAT 148 PY2CP 133
IW2CAM 92 PY2TMV 69
    PU2LEW 49
    ZY2G 48
    PU2XMY 19
12 15
Callsign Score Callsign Score
WK3N 118 PU2WDF 227
    PU2WSQ 227
    PY2CX 222
    PU5YSV 185
    ZS6HON 158
17 20
Callsign Score Callsign Score
EA1DR 287 VE3VEE 318
LY5M 214 CX3AL 220
    K3HW 172
    PP7DX 158
    K2RK 143
30 40
Callsign Score Callsign Score
PY2ADR 253 W9KNI 297
PY2XO 222 9A2EU 268
PY2LCD 215 PP5JR 232
W1JR 211 K9CJ 221
K6FW 124 CM2RSV 169
80 160
Callsign Score Callsign Score
N3QE 188 W1TC 182
PY5XH 76 K7ZV 161
    K4IQJ 127
       
       

 

 

TOP WORLDWIDE SCORES BY CQ ZONE
Zone Callsign Score
1 KL7KK 229
3 N6JV 303
4 VE3VEE 318
5 K2TQC 327
8 CM2RSV 169
9 HK3W 273
10 HC5VF 165
11 PY5EG 326
12 CE7KF 165
13 LU5HA 229
14 PA3FQA 314
15 OM3EY 324
16 R6YY 323
17 R9AB 262
20 TA4RC 277
21 A92GE 272
22 VU2AE/VU2IBI 212
24 BV1EK 237
25 JA0DAI 315
27 4F3OM 204
28 YB5QZ 305
29 VK6DW 194
30 VK3GA 313
32 ZL2IFB 302
33 EA8AXT 309
38 ZS2EZ 229
40 TF3DC 196
Zones with no leaders had no submissions

 

TOP COUNTRY SCORES
Country Callsign Score
9A 9A2AJ 313
9H 9H3HZ 117
A9 A92GE 272
BV BV1EK 237
BY BI8CKU 169
CE CE7KF 165
CE9 DP1POL 148
CO  CO2QU 196
CT CT1IUA 303
CT3 CT3MD 267
CX CX3AL 220
DL DL5AN 313
DU 4F3OM 204
EA EA1DR 287
EA8 EA8AXT 309
EI EI7CC 237
ES ES4RLH 211
EU EV1R 313
F F4ESV 305
FS FS/W9MK 119
G M0NKR 310
GI GI4DOH 244
GU GU0SUP 155
GW GW4EVX 139
HA HA0HW 270
HB HB9BYQ 286
HC HC5VF 165
HK HK3W 273
HZ 7Z1SJ 211
I IZ5CML 295
JA JA0DAI 315
KL KL7KK 229
LU LU5HA 229
LX LX1NO 225
LY LY2MM 261
OD OD5YA 252
OE OE1SGU 289
OH OH4UI 304
OK OK2PAY 307
OM OM3EY 324
ON ON6SAT 248
OZ OZ7YY 280
PA PA3FQA 314
PJ2 PJ2/W9VA 72
PJ7 PJ7AA 127
PY PY5EG 326
PY0F PY0FW 99
SP SQ8N 309
SV9 SV9COL 163
TA TA4RC 277
TA1 TA1CM 270
TF TF3DC 196
UA (EU) R6YY 323
UA(AS) R9AB 262
VE VE3VEE 318
VK VK3GA 313
VU VU2AE 212
W K2TQC 327
YB YB5QZ 305
YO YO3APJ 275
YU YU1WAT 179
YV YV5OIE 260
Z6 Z68HZ 160
ZL ZL2IFB 302
ZS ZS2EZ 229

 

TOP USA SCORES BY CLASS & CALL AREA
W1 W2
Class Callsign Score Class Callsign Score
Unlimited W1NG 300 Unlimited K2TQC 327
Limited KI1U 171 Limited No Entry
Formula 100w K1RI 260 Formula 100w K2JL 293
Formula 5W No Entry Formula 5W No Entry
W3 W4
Class Callsign Score Class Callsign Score
Unlimited K3RA 311 Unlimited K5EK 310
Limited WA3WZR 182 Limited K4IE 170
Formula 100w K2RK 143 Formula 100w N4KW 190
Formula 5W KZ3I 88 Formula 5W K4AR 46
W5 W6
Class Callsign Score Class Callsign Score
Unlimited W5IF 300 Unlimited N6JV 303
Limited K5DC 248 Limited N5YJZ 115
Formula 100w KG5THG 207 Formula 100w K6LE 144
Formula 5W No Entry Formula 5W W8QZA 210
W7 W8
Class Callsign Score Class Callsign Score
Unlimited WO7R 302 Unlimited NU8Z 278
Limited KB7AK 141 Limited WT8E 203
Formula 100w N7RD 191 Formula 100w No Entry
Formula 5W No Entry Formula 5W K8ZT 224
W9 W0
Class Callsign Score Class Callsign Score
Unlimited K9NU 314 Unlimited K6XT 267
Limited W9RF 271 Limited No Entry
Formula 100w N9LJX 191 Formula 100w AD1C 222
Formula 5W No Entry Formula 5W No Entry

 

TOP CANADA SCORES BY CALL AREA
VE
Callsign Callsign Score
VE1 VE1OP 250
VE2 VE2BR 273
VE3 VE3VEE 318
VE4 VE4HAZ 106
VE6 VE5UA 255
VE7 VA7CRZ 215
VE9 VE9VIC 171

 

TOP CONTINENTAL SCORES BY SINGLE MODE
AFRICA ASIA
Mode Callsign Score Mode Callsign Score
Phone No Entry Phone TC5OCK 66
CW EA8KC 220 CW No Entry
Digital ZS6AI 222 Digital VU2IBI 212
EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
Mode Callsign Score Mode Callsign Score
Phone PA2LO 271 Phone W4HY 249
CW OK2PAY 307 CW K3MA 303
Digital OM5XX 301 Digital K7MTR 248
OCEANIA SOUTH AMERICA
Mode Callsign Score Mode Callsign Score
Phone YB1AR 185 Phone PY6BA 313
CW ZL1BBW 207 CW PY4HO 272
Digital YB0EIN 221 Digital PY2APK 240

 

 

TOP CLUB SCORES
Name Score
CDR Group 14,872
Rio DX Group 4,704
Northern Illinois DX Association 4,496
Araucaria DX Group 3,883
Mother Lode DX/Contest Club 2,866
Carolina DX Association 2,839