Hi Randy & Committee
Happy to see the correct action.
This is why I love this hobby.
De: CQ-Contest [mailto:email@example.com] Em nome de
Randy Thompson K5ZD
Enviada em: quarta-feira, 22 de outubro de 2014 01:04
Para: firstname.lastname@example.org; 'Contest Reflector'
Assunto: Re: [CQ-Contest] CQ Reconsiders Policy on Crimea in CQ Contests
Official announcement at
It has been an interesting 5 days since the original announcement. I
think we have all learned a little geopolitical history and learned a
little about each other.
Time to put it behind us and get ready for the contest. Expeditions are
arriving on site and beginning their antenna preparations. Work
everyone you can and remember to submit your log within 5 days of the
end of the contest.
Randy Thompson, K5ZD
Director - CQ WW DX Contest
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CQ-Contest [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
> Randy Thompson K5ZD
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:40 PM
> To: 'Contest Reflector'
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] CQ Reconsiders Policy on Crimea in CQ Contests
> 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
> 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
> ARRL has already adopted a policy regarding Crimean stations in its
> and contest programs, we will amend our policy to be consistent with
> 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
> 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
> many contesters around the world, but also of a large majority of
> of the CQ World Wide DX Contest Committee."
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