Nicely finessed, OM.
Ed Muns, W0YK
Randy Thompson K5ZD <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>The following will be released on the CQ Newsroom later this evening.
>Please pass the word to contesters in your region.
>CQ Reconsiders Policy on Crimea in CQ Contests
>In response to requests from a large number of contesters around the world,
>CQ has reconsidered its decision regarding the acceptance of logs from
>stations in Crimea in CQ-sponsored contests.
>As CQ Publisher Dick Ross, K2MGA, explained, "a large portion of the
>contesting community felt that we were unfairly denying our fellow amateurs
>in Crimea of the opportunity to fully participate in our contests. Since the
>country list for CQ contests is based on a combination of the Worked All
>Europe (WAE) and ARRL DXCC lists, and the ARRL has already adopted a policy
>regarding Crimean stations in its award and contest programs, we will amend
>our policy to be consistent with the ARRL's DXCC policy."
>"Therefore, the listings of Crimean stations submitting logs for CQ contests
>will be based on the call sign under which they have operated. If they used
>Russian-issued calls in the contest, they will be listed under Russia; if
>they used Ukrainian-issued calls in the contest, they will be listed under
>Ukraine. This change reflects not only the desire of many contesters around
>the world, but also of a large majority of members of the CQ World Wide DX
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