Contest Objective: To encourage W/VE stations to expand knowledge of DX propagation on the HF and MF bands, improve operating skills, and improve station capability by creating a competition in which DX stations may only contact W/VE stations. One contest period is CW-only and one is Phone-only. Use only the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter bands.
W/VE amateurs: Work as many DX stations in as many DXCC entities as possible.
DX stations: Work as many W/VE stations in as many of the 48 contiguous states and provinces as possible.
CW: Third full weekend in February (February 18-19, 2023).
Contest Period: Begins 0000 UTC Saturday and runs through 2359 UTC Sunday.
Rules: ARRL International DX Contest Rules v 1.3