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Re: [CQ-Contest] US Zipcode Help Needed

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] US Zipcode Help Needed
From: "Victor A. Kean, Jr." <vkean@k1lt.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 21:13:06 -0500
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> The FCC database contains a number of US contester callsigns with
> zipcodes that, according to all the checks I have made at a number of
> sources, just don't exist. Despite this, some of 'mystery' zipcodes
> have, in some cases, over 100 callsigns using them !!


I note zip code 02173 on the list.  I used to live in that zip code,
which used to be Lexington, Massachusetts.  It now has a different
zip code, 02421.

I postulate that most of the zip codes on your list have been replaced,
but there is no reason for the zip code in the FCC database to be

Just a guess.

Victor, K1LT (ex WA1LKU of 02173)
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