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Re: [CQ-Contest] Dx peditions and contests

To: "David Kopacz" <david.kopacz@aspwebhosting.com>, <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Dx peditions and contests
From: "K0HB" <kzerohb@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 15:21:04 -0600
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> On another note, why did the expedition choose K5D? I understand the D
> part, but people wait years for a coveted KP5 QSL card ......

It's a catch 22.

Although the prefix "KP5" is reserved for Desecheo, no KP5xx callsign will 
ever be issued.

You can only get a KP5xx callsign if you have mailing address on Desecheo.

There are no mail addresses on Desecheo.

Same situation for KP1, and several Pacific islands like KH3, etc.

73, de Hans, K0HB/4ID


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