I'm missing the solution part of that. How would that be any different
than signing W5GN/1, other than having one less character and making
things more ambiguous for logging programs since many countries have
legitimate 2-number callsigns?
On 11/2/2012 10:35 AM, Barry Merrill, W5GN wrote:
Long ago, I suggested to the FCC that one simple solution
would have been to double up the number in the callsign,
at least for the continental 48, so I'd be W51GN if I
operated for one-land. (And WPXer's would have gained new
Obviously, that was too complicated for the FCC.
From: CQ-Contest [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 11:52 AM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] CQWW/KL7 in lower states
I am ancient enough to remember that when my parents moved us to a new house
about three blocks away I had to sign WA9AUM/9 for months until the FCC
finally changed my license.
Now, I would have no problem with signing K1TN/9 if necessary. After all, as
a Big Gun Contester, I only send my call sign once per hour anyway.
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