On Fri, Oct 20, 2006 at 09:01:11PM -0400, Stuart Santelmann KC1F wrote:
> > Well, Steve, I guess you have to live with that. Not everybody in the
> > World
> > knows (and cares) about right abbreviation of the States.
> > That's why Mike-November is much better (same with Sierra-Juliet-Victor
> > for
> > SJV).
> > What if someone in Rus DX Contest would tell you -"5x9, Chelyabinsk"?
> > What
> > would you LOG? :-))
> > And for someone who earlier had trouble spelling "E" - I can tell that
> > "Echo" works fine for me.
> > regards,
> > Yuri VE3DZ
> Hi Yuri:
> Well, it seems to me that 25-30 years ago more people "knew or cared" about
> worldwide geography and could name the 50 US states. I think it would be
> great if more people "knew or cared" about issues in other countries.
It's not just Americans, either:
Kenneth E. Harker WM5R
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