I'm sure that if you could get DC accepted as a DXCC entity, it would
immediately become a multiplier.
73, Ward N0AX
> As one who cannot devote much more than 12 hours per contest, I really
> enjoy all aspects of the NAQPs... except that the District of Columbia,
> where I live, appears to be the only north American US entity
> (certainly in CONUS) that does not count as a separate multiplier.
> If Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are considered "other North
> American countries" -- they appear to be -- and are counted as
> multipliers, and noting that both (along with Guam, a "Non-North
> American country") have the same political standing and representation
> in the US Congress as does the District of Columbia (i.e., one
> non-voting Delegate in the House of Representatives; subject to federal
> taxation; Congressional (House and Senate) approval of local
> legislation, etc.), is this enough ground for DC to count as a
> multiplier, too? We residents of the District are no more citizens of
> Maryland than residents of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands are.
> 73, Eric W3DQ
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