Ignorance of the rules doesn't make you immune to them.
73 de Rob HK3CW
----- Original Message -----
From: "Henk Remijn PA5KT" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, July 23, 2010 12:31 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] no no no...it MUST be 579 (was 599)
> I am so happy that I only speak Dutch. Rules are in English. So NO
> rules for me.
> 73 Henk PA5KT
> Op 23-07-2010 0:28, firstname.lastname@example.org schreef:
>> Sorry folks...but ever try reading the RULES?
>> > From CQWW
>> IV. NUMBER EXCHANGE: Phone: RS
>> report plus zone (i.e., 5705). CW: RST
>> report plus zone (i.e., 57905).
>> So we are all REQUIRED to send 5705 or 57905, irrespective of S strength,
>> readability, or
>> actual zone.
>> We all know that "IE" translates into "that is," right? So CQ specifies
>> exactly what we
>> are supposed to send and it is NOT 599.
>> NOTE: Clearly, the rule should read: (EG 5705) since EG = "for example."
>> Additionally, nowhere in the CQWW Rules does it state that you have
>> record the exchange,
>> only to make an exchange.
>> As far as I know (afaik for you net guys), cabrillo is what "requires"
>> that the exchange field
>> be populated.
>> April in July!!
>> de Doug KR2Q
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