On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 11:34, Robert Chudek - KÃRC wrote:
> I believe the California folks are leading the charge to implement the new
> 2x4 abbreviation list that makes all 3000+ USA counties unique. The new list
> creates a standard for all logging/contesting software authors to use. They
> won't have to constantly update county lists. The abbreviations will become
> consistent, like the DXCC countries list.
The feds have already done this:
Three digits or four letters, I wonder which is faster?
(I'd imagine your chances of getting a non-contestant to give you his
FIPS code is pretty close to zero!)
It does take some of the charm out of a QSO party...
Doug Smith W9WI
FIPS 47021 EM66
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