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Re: [CQ-Contest] WPX Report

To: "N7MAL" <N7MAL@CITLINK.NET>, <w7dra@juno.com>, <aa4lr@arrl.net>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] WPX Report
From: David Pruett <k8cc@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 23:17:02 -0400
List-post: <mailto:cq-contest@contesting.com>
There are always exceptions to the rule.  My Bahamas license from 1998 very 
explicitly shows my callsign as K8CC/C6A, and not C6A/K8CC.  Dunno why...


At 06:01 PM 5/25/2006, N7MAL wrote:
>Here's is the rule:
>C. In cases of portable operation in another country or call area, the 
>portable designator would then become the prefix. Example: WN5N/7 would 
>count as W7, J6/WN5N would count as J6, KH6/WN5N would count as KH6, etc. 
>Portable designators without numbers will be assigned a zero (_) at the 
>end of the designator to form the prefix. Example: LX/WN5N would count as 
>LX_. When claiming a prefix which has been sent as KC5KKY/XV5, for 
>example, if you are claiming the XV5 for credit, it is requested that the 
>claimed prefix be listed in the proper alphabetical position, such as 
>XV5/KC5KKY, if for XV5, or KC5KKY/XV5 if for KC5. The portable prefix must 
>be an authorized prefix of the country/area of operation.  Maritime 
>mobile, mobile, /A, /E, /J, /P, or interim license class identifiers do 
>not count as prefixes.
>Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
>It's already tomorrow in Australia
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: w7dra@juno.com
>   To: aa4lr@arrl.net
>   Cc: radiosporting@yahoo.com ; cq-contest@contesting.com
>   Sent: Thursday, May 25, 2006 14:32
>   Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] WPX Report
>   i dont know the rules but............, i am planning to send W7DRA/0, 
> as i am in branson, mo.
>   i always send slash something unless i am at the  home shack. (if i am 
> in the back yard in a tent i am not at my home shack, so /7)
>   could i send
>   W7DRA/AJ0 ?? talk about a mouth (fist) full
>   mike w7dra/0 or w7dra/ak0 or .......
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