>From 2+ decades ago, when I operated at a M/M and had "only" an advanced class
the received interpretation was that you could not operate outside of YOUR
UNLESS you had a control op.
HOWEVER, since you are operating OUTSIDE you class privileges, you effectively
LICENSE when operating in, say, the Extra Class portion of the band. That
makes YOU exactly
the same as an unlicensed person operating under the auspices of a Control Op
MEANS that you can ONLY work DX that have A 3rd party agreement with the USA.
of DX do, lots do NOT. It would seem crazy to operate, say, 5kc up from the
then have to be "selective" about who you can work while the control is
present. "Sri, can't
work ur country. QRZ TEST."
Obviously, this makes the question of FD moot since (almost) nobody is working
of those under the authority of the FCC and VE.
Everybody makes mistakes. That's why we are human and that's how we all learn.
it and move on. Do as I did way back when and simply get your Extra Class.
de Doug KR2Q
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