2017 Salmon Run

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Stations outside Washington state work only Washington state stations for QSO Points and County Multiplier credit. Stations within Washington state work stations in States, Canadian call areas, DXCC entities, and Washington Counties for QSO Points and Multiplier credit.


The third full weekend of September from 1600Z Saturday through 0700Z Sunday and then from 1600Z – 2400Z Sunday. All operators may operate all 23 hours of the contest.

September 16 - 17


Washington state stations: RS(T) and County

Non-Washington state stations: RS(T) and State, Canadian Province (see multiplier list), or DXCC entity

Washington State County Abbreviation List

Smoked Salmon Prizes

Packages of smoked salmon will be awarded to the highest scoring entry in each US Call District (Ø through 9).

To qualify for prizes the minimum number of QSOs for U.S. stations is 50.

Other salmon prizes, awards and sponsored plaques at the discretion of the awards committee. See awards page at www.wwdxc.org/salmonrun for current list.

All decisions of judges are final.

Full Rules

Full 2017 rules are available here including classes and log submission guidelines.

Prior Years