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.
>BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
>Don't worry about the world coming to an end today.
>It's already tomorrow in Australia
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> 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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