CWops Operating Awards

For information on the CWOps Award for Advancing the Art of CW, click here.

There are several operating awards available for contacting a certain number of different club members. Qualifying CW contacts can be made on any ham band at any time and must be between current members. Contacts during any contest will qualify as well as any QSOs made in non-contest time periods. These awards will be available on our web site and are individually administered using the honor system. Members cumulative scores will be listed in Solid Copy.

  • Free programs are now available for download to make tracking for these awards easy.
  • You can print out your own award in PDF format, suitable for framing.
  • For more information see “Awards” in the Members Only section Here

CWops ACA – This award is the Annual Competition Award. Only one contact per member per calendar year can be counted for this award. Contacts can be made on any amateur band.

CWops CMA – This award is the Cumulative Membership Award. This award recognizes the total of the number of members contacted on each amateur band, beginning January 3, 2010 and continuing in perpetuity.

CWops WAS AWARD – This is the club Worked All States award for working the U.S. states. Every contact must be made with an active member of the club. Feel free to use all amateur bands. This is a once in a lifetime award; however, you can also add single band endorsements to your CWops WAS Award.

CWops WORKED ALL EUROPE AWARD – This is the club award for contacts with the European countries. Each contact must be with an active club member. One contact per country is counted for this award, and every ham country in Europe counts. This award is available for ALL BANDS, or for any single band.There will be 2 levels of accomplishments recognized: QSOS with 40 European Countries and with ALL European countries (presently the WAE List is 72 countries). We will publish an annual standing of stations with their number of European Countries worked on our web site.

CWops DXCC AWARD – This award is for working CWops members in all of the DXCC countries. One contact per country is counted for this award. The award will be awarded for ALL BANDS, or for any single band. We will publish a listing of stations with their number of DXCC entities worked in Solid Copy each month.

CWops WAZ AWARD – This award is for working CWops members operating from each of the 40 CQ Zones. One contact per zone. We will publish a monthly standing of stations with their number of CQ Zones in Solid Copy each month.

To apply for an award, go to the Members Only page.