Doug, W4OX asked a question about mobile (/M) and maritime mobile (/MM)
stations and how to log them correctly such that these don't show up and
English countries. He correctly identifies how this problem occurs - the
question is how to deal with it.
>From one viewpoint, why log the /M at all? We had a number of cases at
WP3X where a station would show up as /M one time and not /M another. Does
it really matter? Perhaps it might for QSLing, but even then how do you
KNOW he is mobile? Personally, this is the same category as /QRP - its an
issue between the other station and an awards manager.
I can see that maritime mobile would be different, the station is out on a
ship and probably in a different ITU or CQ zone.
The only way to REALLY fix this is to make /M and /MM not valid callsign
configurations. M/K8CC would be decoded as England but K8CC/M would be
mobile. What is the concensus of the users?
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