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SSB

480 VP2E N5TJ CQWWSSB2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-08
480* VP2KC JA3ODC CQWWSSB1979 update:2010-04-20
464 VP2E N5TJ CQWWSSB2003 (qrate hour)
460 WP3R K9PG ARRLSSB 2003 (qrate hour)
457 P40L N5TJ CQWWSSB 1993
430 ZF2MM K9PG ARRLSSB 2002 (qrate hour)
422 8P1A W2SC CQWWSSB 2003 (clock hour)
417 PJ2T K1AR CQWWSSB 2003 (clock hour)
409 ZF2NT K9PG ARRLSSB 2001 (qrate hour)
394 RC0F RC0F CQWWSSB 2011 (clock hour) update:2011-11-01
393 8P8P NN1N CQWWSSB 2002 (qrate hour, 10m) update:2004-08-31
392 NP4A K5ZD CQWWSSB 1981 (qrate hour)
388 9Y4ZC DL6FBL CQWWSSB 2003 (qrate hour)
385 8P1A W2SC CQWWSSB 2004 (clock hour) update:2004-11-05
380 YN2AA N6GQ CQWWSSB 2012 (qrate hour) update:2012-11-03
376 P40W W2GD CQWWSSB 1998 (clock hour)
375 KH7R K9PG CQWWSSB 2002 (clock hour)
373 8P1A W2SC ARRLSSB 2003
370 P49Y AE6Y CQWWSSB 2005 (clock hour) update:2005-12-14
368 6Y9V WE9V ARRLSSB 2010 (qrate hour)update:2010-09-30
363 HC8N NN1N CQWWSSB 2003 (qrate hour) update:2004-08-31
362 VP2E KQ8M ARRLSSB 1982 (clock hour) update:2012-04-02
360 RU0FM RC0F CQWWSSB 2012 (clock hour) update:2012-11-03
359 4V2A 9A3A CQWWSSB 1996 (qrate hour)
359 HC8N K5TR ARRLSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
359 8P5A W2SC CQWWSSB 2007 (clock hour) update: 2008-11-25
357 P49Y K0DQ CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update: 2013-09-24
353 EA8BH N5TJ CQWWSSB 1999 (clock hour)
352 P40W W2GD ARRLSSB 1998 (clock hour)
350 8P1A W2SC CQWWSSB 1999 (qrate hour)
348 V26B W5OV CQWWSSB 1995 (15m)
348 PJ2T G4XUM CQWWSSB 2013 (qrate hour) update: 2013-11-19
344 P40A KK9A ARRLSSB 2005 (low power, qrate hour) The best low power rate update:2005-04-06
342 4O3A ES5TV CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-04
341 PT5T LU9ESD CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-07
341 D4B 4L5A CQWWSSB 2003
340 PJ2T WE9V ARRLSSB 2008 (qrate hour) update:2008-10-29
340 8P5A W2SC ARRLSSB 2002 (clock hour)
340 P40W W2GD CQWWSSB 2003
339 PY2YU PY2YU CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-01
338 PJ4J T93M CQWWSSB 2004 (low power, qrate hour update:2005-02-09
338 VP2E NH6V ARRLSSB 1982 (clock hour) update:2012-04-02
337 P40W W2GD CQWWSSB 2011 (clock hour) update:2011-11-01
337 VP5B K9RS ARRLSSB 2005 update:2005-04-04
336 CN8WW DL6FBL CQWWSSB 1998 (qrate hour)
336 D44TD I4UFH CQWWSSB 2001 (qrate hour) update:2004-02-09
336 D4B 4L5A ARRLSSB 2003
335 C6AWL RA3CO ARRLSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
334 P40A KK9A ARRLSSB 2004 (clock hour) update:2004-04-07
357 ZF2DQ K0DQ ARRLSSB 2003 (qrate hour) update: 2013-09-24
350 RT0F RC0F ARRLSSB 2014 (qrate hour) update: 2014-03-14
333 EF8R EA8CAC CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-05
333 CU2X OH2UA CQWWSSB 2008 update:2010-09-30
332 D4C I4UFH CQWWSSB 2012 (qrate hour) update:2012-11-03
332 KH6LC N6GQ CQWWSSB 2008 update:2008-10-29
331 8P1A W2SC CQWWSSB 2000 (clock hour)
330 KH7X G4XUM CQWWSSB 2011 (clock hour) update:2012-01-03
329 V26B K3MM CQWWSSB 1995 (20m)
327 PJ4G NA2AA ARRLSSB 2014 (15m, qrate hour) update: 2014-03-14
327 CN8WW DL6FBL CQWWSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
327 SV9CVY DL6FBL CQWWSSB 2001 (qrate hour)
326 4O3A ES5TV CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
325 P40A KK9A CQWWSSB 2007 (low power, clock hour) update: 2008-11-25
323 V26M KQ2M ARRL10m 1997 (qrate hour) update: 2004-11-16
323 CR2X OH2UA CQWWSSB 2009 update:2010-09-30
322 RC0F RC0F CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
321 GI5K MI0LLL CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-04
318 EF9A EA5DY CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-06
318 D44TD I4UFH CQWWSSB 2003 (qrate hour) update: 2004-02-09
317 D4C I4UFH CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-06
311 P40W W2GD CQWWSSB 2007 (clock hour) update: 2008-11-25
310 CR6K CT1ILT ARRLSSB 2012 (qrate hour) (update: 2012-04-02)
308 NH2T N2NL CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-06
308 KL7Y WA2GO ARRLSSB 2000 (qrate hour) update: 2004-12-02
305 E7DX E77DX CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
304 CR2X N5TJ CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-12
304 8P5A W2SC CQWWSSB 2001 (clock hour)
302 CN2R W7EJ CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-12

CW

278 P40W W2GD CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-12-08
275 D4B 4L5A CQWWCW 2004 update:2004-12-02
267 VE2IM VE3DZ CQWWCW 2002
261 P40Q K0DQ CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update: 2013-09-24
261 P40E CT1BOH CQWWCW 2003
260 FM5BH K9PG CQWWCW 2002 (qrate hour, low power) The best low power rate
257 VP5MM YT6A CQWWCW 2000
257 D4B 4L5A ARRLCW 2004
256 TI5W CT1ILT ARRLCW 2014 (qrate hour) update:2014-02-23
255 P40E CT1BOH CQWWCW 1997
254 9Y4H CT1BOH CQWWCW 1996 (qrate hour)
254 TO5A YT6A ARRLCW 1997
251 EA8BH N5TJ CQWWCW 2000 (qrate hour)
250 D4B 4L5A CQWWCW 2003
250 HK1AR RA3CO CQWWCW 2007update:2009-12-04
248 4M7X K2KW CQWWCW (qrate hour)
247 8P5A W2SC CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
247 HC8N HA1AG CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-12-10
245 C6ATA K2KW CQWWCW 2007 (clock hour, 40m, low power) update:2010-04-24
242 CN8WW DL6FBL CQWWCW 1998 (qrate hour)
242 9Y4ZC DL6FBL CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-12-06
241 K0DQ K0DQ@WW1WW ARRLCW 2013 (qrate hour) The best US CW rate. update:2013-07-31
241 P40F R5GA CQWWCW 2011(qrate hour) update:2011-12-04
241 4V2A 9A3A CQWWCW 1996 (qrate hour)
241 8P5A W2SC ARRLCW 2005 (clock hour) update:2005-02-26
238 ED9Z HA3NU CQWWCW 2012 (qrate hour) update:2012-12-23
237 ZD8Z N6TJ CQWWCW 1993 (clock hour)
237 HC8N S50A CQWWCW 2002
236 YT2T YT2T IARU 2010 update:2010-09-30
236 PJ2T GI0RTN CQWWCW 2006 (qrate hour) update:2008-11-25
236 CN8WW DL6FBL CQWWCW 2000 (qrate hour)
235 ED9M HA3NU CQWWCW 2011(qrate hour) update:2011-12-22
233 P40W W2GD CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
232 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2005 (qrate hour, 20m) update:2005-12-14
232 OH0V OH6LI CQWWCW 2013 (qrate hour) update:2013-11-26
229 4O3A 4O3A CQWWCW 2012 (clock hour) update:2013-02-20
229 4O3A UT5UDX CQWWCW 2009 (clock hour) update:2010-04-24
229 C6ATA K2KW CQWWCW 2006 (clock hour, 40m, low power) update:2010-04-24
229 LT1F LU5DX ARRLCW 2008 (clock hour) update:2008-10-29
229 CR3L DL5AXX CQWWCW 2009 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
228 PJ2T W2UP ARRLCW 2012 (qrate hour, 10m) update:2012-04-02
228 HH2PK 9A3A CQWWCW 1995 (qrate hour)
228 KQ2M KQ2M CQWWCW 2003 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-17
227 CR2X OH2UA CQWWCW 2009 update:2010-09-30
227 KP2M KT3Y ARRLCW 2011 update:2011-02-22
226 6Y2A N6TV CQWWCW 1998 (clock hour)
226 P40E CT1BOH CQWWCW 1999
226 WP3R K9PG ARRLDXCW 2003 (qrate hour)
226 9Y4W YL2KL ARRLDXCW 2005 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
225 P40Q K0DQ CQWWCW ? (qrate hour) update: 2013-09-24
225 ED9M HA3NU CQWWCW 2010 (clock&qrate hour) update:2011-11-08
225 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2003 (qrate hour)
225 CR6K CT1ILT CQWWCW 2012 (qrate hour) update:2012-12-23
225 HA3NU HA3NU ARRLCW 2014 (qrate hour) update:2014-03-14
224 P40E CT1BOH CQWWCW 1998
223 CN8WW DL6FBL CQWWCW 1999 (qrate hour)
223 P40W W2GD CQWWCW 1999 (clock hour, QRP) The best QRP rate
223 WP3R K9PG ARRLDXCW 2004 (qrate hour)
222 P40W W2GD CQWWCW 2001 (clock hour, low power)
221 PY2YU PY2YU CQWWCW 2011(qrate hour) update:2011-12-04
220 CR6K CT1ILT CQWWCW 2011(qrate hour) update:2011-12-04
220 P40W W2GD CQWWCW 2011(clock hour) update:2011-12-04
220 8P5A W2SC CQWWCW 2002
219 KQ2M KQ2M ARRLCW 2001 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-17
218 PJ4B K9PG CQWWCW 1999 (qrate hour)
218 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2002 (qrate hour)
218 D4B 4L5A ARRLCW 2003
217 4L0A UU0JM CQWWCW 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-12-06
217 CT9M KL2A CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2009-12-04
216 V47NT N2NT CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
216 K0DQ K0DQ ARRLCW 2012 (qrate hour)update:2010-11-04
215 IR4X IZ3EYZ ARRLCW 2007 (qrate hour)update:2012-02-23
214 9K2HN KL2A CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
215 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2004 update:2004-12-02
213 C4A 9A3A CQWWCW 1998 (qrate hour)
212 TO7A UT5UGR CQWWCW 2011 (qrate hour)update:2012-04-02
211 LU4DX LU5DX ARRLCW 2006 update:2006-03-17
210 KQ2M KQ2M ARRLCW 2003 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-17
210 CT9M KL2A CQWWCW 2003 (qrate hour) update:2009-12-04
209 OE3K DK6XZ CQWWCW 2012(qrate hour)update:2013-01-16
209 J79A K7GK CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour, low power) update:2010-04-24
209 K1ZZ NN1N CQWWCW 2000 (clock hour) update:2004-08-31
209 6Y2A NT1N CQWWCW 1998 (clock hour)
208 ZX5J PY2YU CQWWCW 2010 (qrate hour, 15m ) update:2010-12-06
208 8P6J N6TJ CQWWCW 1982 (clock hour)
208 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2001 (qrate hour)
208 CU2A OH2UA CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
207 LZ8E LZ2BE CQWWCW 2009 (qrate hour)update:2011-10-02
207 FM5KC UT5UGR ARRLCW 2009 (qrate hour)update:2010-12-19
206 ZS4TX ZS4TX CQWWCW 2011 (qrate hour, 10m) update:2012-11-03
206 P40V N7NG CQWWCW 1991 (clock hour, 20m) update:2010-04-24
206 V31CW KU1CW CQWWCW 2009 (qrate hour, low power) update:2010-04-24
205 CU2X OH2UA CQWWCW 2008 update:2010-09-30
205 FS5PL K9PG ARRLCW 1996 (clock hour, low power)
205 P40V KQ2M CQWWCW 1988 (clock hour) update:2004-11-16
205 KQ2M KQ2M CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-12-02
203 8P9JG W2SC ARRLCW 1998 (clock hour)
203 KQ2M KQ2M ARRLCW 2002 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-17
202 C4A 9A3A IARU 1998 (qrate hour)
201 NH2T N2NL CQWWCW 2011(qrate hour) update:2011-12-04
201 YT6A YT6A CQWWCW 2002
200 D4B 4L5A CQWPXCW 2004 The best contest rate with serial numbers in the exchange!
200 3V2A YT1AD CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
200 CT1ILT CT1ILT ARRL CW 2009 (qrate hour)update:2009-12-04

SSB - EUROPE

342 4O3A ES5TV CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-04
333 CU2X OH2UA CQWWSSB 2008 update:2010-09-30
327 SV9CVY DL6FBL CQWWSSB 2001 (qrate hour)
326 4O3A ES5TV CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
323 CR2X OH2UA CQWWSSB 2009 update:2010-09-30
321 GI5K MI0LLL CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-04
310 CR6K CT1ILT ARRLSSB 2012 (qrate hour) (update: 2012-04-02)
305 E7DX E77DX CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2010-11-03
304 CR2X N5TJ CQWWSSB 2010 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-12
281 4O3A ES5TV CQWWSSB 2009 (clock hour) update:2010-04-24
279 CR6K CT1CJJ CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-04
277 SN2B SP2FAX ARRLSSB 2002 (qrate hour)
276 G6PZ GI0RTN CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update: 2013-11-19
272 OE6Z OE6MBG ARRLSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update: 2011-03-14
270 SM2WMV SM2WMV ARRLSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update: 2011-03-14
263 G3XTT G3XTT CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-06
263 SP3KEY SP3RBR CQWWSSB 1999 (qrate hour)
263 CU2A OH2UA CQWWSSB 2007 (clock hour) update: 2008-11-25
261 TF3W TF3CW ARRLSSB 2011 update: 2011-03-14
260 OH0Z OH5DX CQWWSSB 2004 (qrate hour) update: 2004-11-05
260 S50C S55OO CQWWSSB 2001 (qrate hour)
257 ER0WW UT5UDX CQWWSSB 2007 (clock hour) update: 2008-11-25
254 OE4A OE1EMS CQWWSSB 2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-08
253 CT7B CT1CJJ CQWWSSB 2004 (qrate hour) update:2005-10-31
252 OH0Z OH5DX CQWWSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
252 IR4T I4UFH ARRLSSB 2003 (qrate hour) update: 2004-02-09
250 DK6XZ DK6XZ CQWWSSB 2013 (qrate hour) update: 2013-11-19
249 OJ7X S50A IARU 2002 - WRTC2002 (clock hour, 100 watts) update: 2005-01-11
248 OH4XX CQWWSSB 2008 (qrate hour) update:2008-10-29
247 9A2RD 9A6NDX ARRLSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
245 YT6A YT6A CQWWSSB 2003
244 S50C S55OO CQWWSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
243 MJ2Z M5RIC CQWWSSB 2003 (qrate hour) update:2004-11-08
241 HA3NU HA3NU ARRLSSB 2012 (qrate hour) (update: 2012-04-02)
240 CQ0T CT1ILT CQWWSSB 2003 (update: 2004-04-01)

CW - EUROPE

236 YT2T YT2T IARU 2010update:2010-09-30
232 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2005 (qrate hour, 20m) update:2005-12-14
232 OH0V OH6LI CQWWCW 2013 (qrate hour) update:2013-11-26
229 4O3A 4O3A CQWWCW 2012 (clock hour) update:2013-02-20
229 4O3A UT5UDX CQWWCW 2009 (clock hour) update:2010-04-24
227 CR2X OH2UA CQWWCW 2009 update:2010-09-30
225 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2003 (qrate hour)
225 CR6K CT1ILT CQWWCW 2012 (qrate hour) update:2012-12-23
225 HA3NU HA3NU ARRLCW 2014 (qrate hour) update:2014-03-14
220 CR6K CT1ILT CQWWCW 2011(qrate hour) update:2011-12-04
218 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2002 (qrate hour)
215 IR4X IZ3EYZ ARRLCW 2007 (qrate hour)update:2010-11-04
215 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2004-12-02
209 OE3K DK6XZ CQWWCW 2012(qrate hour)update:2013-01-16
208 CT8T OH1NOA CQWWCW 2001 (qrate hour)
208 CU2A OH2UA CQWWCW 2007update:2008-11-25
207 LZ8E LZ2BE CQWWCW 2009 (qrate hour)update:2011-10-02
205 CU2X OH2UA CQWWCW 2008 update:2010-09-30
201 YT6A YT6A CQWWCW 2002
200 CT1ILT CT1ILT ARRL CW 2009 (qrate hour)update:2009-12-04
196 CT7B CT1ILT CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour) update:2005-10-31
196 GM7R GM0NAI CQWWCW 2010 (qrate hour) update:2011-05-30
194 CT6A CT1ILT CQWW CW 2006 (qrate hour)update:2009-12-04
192 G5W M0DXR ARRL CW 2011 (clock hour)update:2011-08-26
190 CR6K CT1ILT ARRLCW 2012 (qrate hour) (update: 2012-04-02)
190 DL1A DJ1YFK CQWWCW 2009 (qrate&clock hour) update:2009-12-04
189 OH0Z OH1MM ARRLCW 2001 (qrate hour)
188 CS2T CT1ILT CQWW CW 2008 (qrate hour)update:2009-12-04
187 CR6T OH1NOA CQWW CW 2010 (qrate hour)update:2010-12-03
185 CQ0T CT1ILT CQWWCW 2003 update: 2004-04-01
184 G6PZ GI0RTN ARRL CW 2011 (qrate hour)update:2011-08-23
177 OH0X OH6KZP IARU 2012 (qrate hour) update: 2012-08-02

SSB - OH/OH0

260 OH0Z OH5DX CQWWSSB 2004 (qrate hour) update: 2004-11-05
252 OH0Z OH5DX CQWWSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
249 OJ7X S50A IARU 2002 - WRTC2002 (clock hour, 100 watts) update: 2005-01-11
248 OH4XX CQWWSSB 2008 (qrate hour) update:2008-10-29
238 OH0Z OH5DX CQWWSSB 1997 (qrate hour)
237 OH6NIO OH6NIO CQWWSSB 1992 (qrate hour)
236 OG2A OH2RA CQWWSSB 2013 (qrate hour) update:2013-12-22
234 OH4A OH6KZP IARU HF 2010 (qrate hour) update: 2010-12-09
233 OH2BH OH1NOA CQWWSSB 2000 (qrate hour)
229 OH4A OH1NOA CQWWSSB 2011 (qrate hour) update:2011-11-01
211 OH0BH OH1WZ CQWWSSB 2000 (clock hour)
203 OH1F OH1MM or OH5DX CQWWSSB 1999 (clock hour)

CW - OH/OH0

232 OH0V OH6LI CQWWCW 2013 (qrate hour) update:2013-11-26
189 OH0Z OH1MM ARRLCW 2001 (qrate hour)
177 OH0X OH6KZP IARU 2012 (qrate hour) update: 2012-08-02
176 OH6LI OH6LI IARU 2013 (clock hour) update: 2013-12-22
167 OH1MM OH1MM CQWWCW 2003 (clock hour)
166 OH0VOH6LI SAC CW 2013 (clock hour, low power, serial number contest) update: 2013-12-12
166 OF4A OH6KZP SAC CW 2007 (clock hour) update: 2010-12-09
166 OH8X OH6KZP ARRLCW 2012 (qrate hour) update: 2012-02-20
164 OH9XX OH3XR CQWWCW 2003 (qrate hour, 160m)
164 OH0B OH2UA CQWWCW 2004 (qrate hour, 40m)
163 OH6NIO OH6NIO ARRLCW 2002 (qrate hour)
162 OH5LF OH1WZ CQWWCW 1999 (clock hour)
155 OH6NIO OH6NIO CQWWCW 2003 (qrate hour)

RTTY

172 CR2X ZS4TX CQWW RTTY 2012 (qrate hour) update:2012-11-03
160 LZ8E LZ2BE CQWW RTTY 2011 (qrate hour)update: 2011-10-02
130 AA5AU AA5AU ARRL RTTY Roundup 2009 (clock hour, low power)update: 2011-10-02
125 W2UP W2UP CQWW RTTY 2003 (qrate hour)update: 2011-10-02
122 OH0BP OH2BP SARTG 2007 (qrate hour)update: 2011-10-01

* = according information I've got from several sources, this rate is probably not correct. Anyway I keep it hear for "historical purposes". Email to me your highest qso rates, please inform call used, contest and if the hour was "clock hour" or "QRATE hour"(=your best 60 minutes). You can also send several rates from different contests. Minimum for SSB is 300, for CW 200 and for RTTY 120. Only the best hour per contest is listed. Errors are possible. Please inform me if you find any.

For European operations: please send your best rates over 240 (SSB) and 175 (CW), so I will make a separate EU list.

For OH/OH0 operations: please send your best rates over 200 (SSB) and 150 (CW).

About Qrate, read this blog post of mine: http://thehamradio.com/2010/12/rate-is-king-and-qrate/

Email to: oh1noa@sral.fi