YB DX Contest Rules
(Non Indonesian Station)


Time Every January 2nd Week each year

Contest will start in

  • 13 January 2024 -> 00:00 UTC – 23:59 UTC (24 Hours)
  • 11 January 2025
  • 10 January 2026


– For amateurs around the world to contact as many other amateurs in as many countries and Indonesia (YB Land) contesters

– Everyone Worked Everyone


Contact should made on 3.5, 7, 14, 21 and 28 MHz.

No WARC bands.


Mode SSB : 59 + Serial Number (eg: 59 001)


  • Single Operator All Band High Power. Power Max 1500 Watt.
  • Single Operator All Band Low Power. Power Max 100 Watt.
  • Multi Operator Single Transmitter High Power. Power Max 1500 Watt. (NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC)


  1. Final score is the result of the total QSO points multiplied by the sum of YB Prefixes and country multipliers. Example: 1000 QSO points * (50 YB Prefixes  + 70 Countries) = 120,000 (final score).
  2. All stations can make contacts once on each band.
  3. QSO points are based on the location of the station worked.
  4. Contacts with own country count 1 point
  5. Contacts with other country in same continent count 2 Point.
  6. Contacts with other country in different continent count 3 Point
  7. Contacts with YB station count 10 Point


  1. QSO with each different  YB Prefixes on each band as 1 multiplier  (YB0-YB9 / YE0-YE9,  YC0-YC9 / YF0-YF9, YD0-YD9 / YG0-YG9, 7A – 7I, 8A – 8I).
    • YB1AR/2 count as : YB2 Pfx,
    • YB0/KY1A count as : YB0 Pfx ,
  2. Each DXCC on each band worth as 1 Multiplier

User Define Contest & Log Instruction

  1. Information about logger software please see http://ybdxcontest.com/software/
  2. Only Cabrillo Format .
  3. No Paper Logs.
  4. Submit/upload your Cabrillo on https://ybdxcontest.com/log-submission/
    1. All logs must be sent within 7 (seven) days after the end of contest 21st January 2023, 23:59. Notice: Logs received after dead line will count as Check Log .



Electronic Certificates are awarded to all  participants who submitted the log. Participants with checklog status are not eligible for a certificate.


Plaques are awarded for top performance , Please view the current list of plaques and sponsors at https://ybdxcontest.com/available-plaque/

General Rules

  1. Self Spotting is not allowed.
  2. Only one signal on a band is allowed at any time.
  3. Single Operator Single Band participants count as Single Operator All Band.
  4. The YB DX Contest Committee can disqualify if there is a violation on these rules.
  5. The Decision of The YB DX Contest Committee is final.