Objective: For stations in the United States and Canada (including territories and possessions) to exchange QSO information with as many other US and Canadian stations as possible on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 mete rbands.
Operating Guideline: You must include your call sign in the exchange information you transmit to the other station. This is generally done between your precedence (A/B/Q/M/S/U) and your check (year of first license) as follows:
CQing Station: CQ Sweepstakes from W9JJ
Answering Station: W1AW
CQer: W1AW 123 A W9JJ 79 CT
Ans: 43 M W1AW 31 CT
CQer: Thanks, CQ Sweepstakes from W9JJ
As the answering station, it is not necessary to send the CQing station’s call unless you feel there might be some confusion about what station you are responding to.