CQ Magazine Zone Listing

Zone 1. Northwestern Zone of North America: KL7, VY1/VE8 Yukon, the Northwest Territories west of 102 degrees. (Includes the islands of Victoria, Banks, Melville, and Prince Patrick.)

Zone 2. Northeastern Zone of North America: VO2 Labrador, the portion of VE2 Quebec north of the 50th parallel, the VE8 Northwest Territories east of 102 degrees. (Includes the islands of King Christian, King William, Prince of Wales, Somerset, Bathurst, Devon, Ellesmere, Baffin, and the Melville and Boothia Peninsulas, excluding Akimiski Island.)

Zone 3. Western Zone of North America: VE7, W6, and the W7 states of Arizona, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

Zone 4. Central Zone of North America: VE3, VE4, VE5, VE6, VE8 Akimiski Island, and W7 states of Montana and Wyoming. W0, W9, W8 (except West Virginia), W5, and the W4 states of Alabama, Tennessee, and Kentucky.

Zone 5. Eastern Zone of North America: 4U1UN, CY9, CY0, FP, VE1/VE9, VO1, VY2, the portion of VE2 Quebec south of the 50th parallel, VP9, W1, W2, W3, and the W4 states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and the W8 state of West Virginia.

Zone 6. Southern Zone of North America: XE/XF, XF4 (Revilla Gigedo).

Zone 7. Central American Zone: FO (Clipperton), HK0 (San Andres), HP, HR, TG, TI, TI9, V3, YN, and YS.

Zone 8. West Indies Zone: C6, CO, FG, FJ, FM, FS, HH, HI, J3, J6, J7, J8, KG4 (Guantanamo), KP1, KP2, KP4, KP5, PJ (Saba, St. Maarten, St. Eustatius), V2, V4, VP2, VP5, YV0 (Aves Is.), ZF, 6Y, and 8P.

Zone 9. Northern Zone of South America: FY, HK, HK0 (Malpelo), P4, PJ (Bonaire, Curacao), PZ, YV, 8R, and 9Y.

Zone 10. Western Zone of South America: CP, HC, HC8, and OA.

Zone 11. Central Zone of South America: PY, PY0, and ZP.

Zone 12. Southwest Zone of South America: 3Y (Peter I), CE, CE0 (Easter Is., Juan Fernandez Is., San Felix Is.), and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 13. Southeast Zone of South America: CX, LU, VP8 Islands, and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 14. Western Zone of Europe: C3, CT, CU, DL, EA, EA6, EI, F, G, GD, GI, GJ, GM, GU, GW, HB, HB0, LA, LX, ON, OY, OZ, PA, SM, ZB, 3A, and 4U1ITU.

Zone 15. Central European Zone: ES, HA, HV, I, IS0, LY, OE, OH, OH0, OJ0, OK, OM, S5, SP, T7, T9, TK, UA2, YL, YU, ZA, 1A0, Z3, 9A, 9H.

Zone 16. Eastern Zone of Europe: UR-UZ, EU-EW, ER, UA1, UA3, UA4, UA6, UA9 (S,W), and R1M (M.V. Island).

Zone 17. Western Zone of Siberia: EZ, EY, EX, UA9 (A, C, F, G, J, K, L, M, Q, X), UK and UN-UQ.

Zone 18. Central Siberian Zone: UA8 (T,V), UA9 (H, O, U, Y, Z), and UA0 (A, B, H, S, U, W).

Zone 19. Eastern Siberian Zone: UA0 (C, D, F, I, J, K, L, Q, X, Z).

Zone 20. Balkan Zone: JY, LZ, OD, SV, TA, YK, YO, ZC4, 4X, and 5B.

Zone 21. Southwestern Zone of Asia: 4J, 4L, A4, A6, A7, A9, AP, EK, EP, HZ, YA, YI, 7O, and 9K.

Zone 22. Southern Zone of Asia: A5, S2, VU, VU (Laccadive Is.), 4S, 8Q, and 9N.

Zone 23. Central Zone of Asia: JT, UA0Y, BY3G-L, BY9A-L, BY9T-Z, and BY0.

Zone 24. Eastern Zone of Asia: BV, BY1, BY2, BY3A-F, BY3M-S, BY3T-Z, BY4, BY5, BY6, BY7, BY8, BY9M-S, VS6, and XX.

Zone 25. Japanese Zone: HL and JA.

Zone 26. Southeastern Zone of Asia: HS, VU (Andaman and Nicobar Islands), XV, XU, XW, XZ, and 1S (Spratly Islands).

Zone 27. Philippine Zone: DU (Philippines), JD1 (Minami Torishima), JD1 (Ogasawara), KC6 (Republic of Belau), KH2 (Guam), KH0 (Marianas Is.), V6 (Fed. States of Micronesia).

Zone 28. Indonesian Zone: H4, P2, V8, YB, 9M, and 9V.

Zone 29. Western Zone of Australia: VK6, VK8, VK9X (Christmas Is.), VK9Y (Cocos-Keeling Is.), and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 30. Eastern Zone of Australia: VK1, VK5, VK7, VK9L (Lord Howe Is.), VK9 (Willis Is.), VK9 (Mellish Reef), VK0 (Macquarie Is.), and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 31. Central Pacific Zone: C2, FO (Marquises), KH1, KH3, KH4, KH5, KH6, KH7, KH9, T2, T3, V7, and ZK3.

Zone 32. New Zealand Zone: A3, FK, FO (except Marquises and Clipperton), FW, KH8, VK9 (Norfolk Is.), VR6, YJ, ZK1, ZK2, ZL, 3D2, 5W, and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 33. Northwestern Zone of Africa: CN, CT3, EA8, EA9, IG9, IH9 (Pantelleria Is.), S0, 3V, and 7X.

Zone 34. Northeastern Zone of Africa: ST, ST0, SU, and 5A.

Zone 35. Central Zone of Africa: C5, D4, EL, J5, TU, TY, TZ, XT, 3X, 5N, 5T, 5U, 5V, 6W, 9G, and 9L.

Zone 36. Equatorial Zone of Africa: D2, TJ, TL, TN, S9, TR, TT, ZD7, ZD8, 3C, 9J, 9Q, 9U, and 9X.

Zone 37. Eastern Zone of Africa: C9, ET, E3, J2, T5, 5H, 5X, 5Z, and 7Q.

Zone 38. South African Zone: A2, V5, ZD9, Z2, ZS1-ZS9, 3DA, 3Y (Bouvet Is.), 7P, and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 39. Madagascar Zone: D6, FT-W, FT-X, FT-Z, FH, FR, S7, VK0 (Heard Is.), VQ9, 3B6/7, 3B8, 3B9, 5R8, and some Antarctic stations.

Zone 40. North Atlantic Zone: JW, JX, OX, TF, and 4K2 (Franz Josef Land).