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Re: [CQ-Contest] Boundaries Between ITU Zones 6/7/8

To: Nat Heatwole <nat@ajheatwole.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Boundaries Between ITU Zones 6/7/8
From: Jim Reisert AD1C <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>
Reply-to: jjreisert@alum.mit.edu
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2004 06:31:09 -0700 (PDT)
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--- Nat Heatwole <nat@ajheatwole.com> wrote:

> For the first time in years, I will be doing a full effort in this
> weekend's coming IARU contest and for the first time ever, I will be
> doing it from a simi-competative station. One thing that I've always
> wondered about IARU is how one is to tell whether a U.S. station is in
> ITU zone 6, 7, or 8. Sure, W6 is clearly zone 6 and Florida is clearly
> zone 8, but where exactly are the boundaries between the zones? From the
> map that I have, the boundaries are for the most part vertical. In that
> case, are they scaled to the Maidenhand grid squares? And if so, which
> grids are in each zone?

You can find a map here:


I have a textual description at home which I can send you tonight.

73 - Jim AD1C

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