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To: Ulf Schneider <uschneid@posteo.de>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] kENWOOD TS590 YAHOO USER GROUP.
From: brian coyne <g4odv@yahoo.co.uk>
Reply-to: brian coyne <g4odv@yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2015 18:02:21 +0000 (UTC)
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Thanks guys for all the suggestions which I will follow up and hopefully can 
resolve next week.  I did include my name and c/s when attempting to register  
so I wonder what has gone wrong.

USA has been a tough call from here in the ARRL 10M contest. Florida apart  I 
have managed only 3 States, all east coast, hope tomorrow is better out that 
way. Good rates for EU & Asia earlier but the band died pretty much  at 15.00 
local time (13.00z) when the band is barely open Stateside.

73  Brian C4Z / 5B4AIZ.

     From: Ulf Schneider <uschneid@posteo.de>
 To: brian coyne <g4odv@yahoo.co.uk> 
 Sent: Saturday, 12 December 2015, 12:35
 Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] kENWOOD TS590 YAHOO USER GROUP.
Hello Brian,

please contact Steve KG6HJU (steve_wilson@yahoo.com) and ask for help. He is 
one of the moderators of that group. I had the very same problem, as my name 
and callsign have been dropped by the buggy Yahoo system during the approval 
process. So they had no clue if I was an ham radio operator or some kind of 
spam bot. Steve helped me and approved by 2nd subscription.


Am 11. Dezember 2015 19:46:15 MEZ, schrieb brian coyne <g4odv@yahoo.co.uk>:
>I recently obtained one of these rigs and applied to subscribe for
>membership. I just received a reply as follows.....
>>>> Your request to join the KenwoodTS-590 group was not approved.
>>>> The moderator of each Yahoo! group chooses whether to restrict
>>>> membership in the group. Moderators who choose to restrict
>>>> membership also choose whom to admit.
>As our hobby is all about sharing knowledge and helping each other I do
>find this response surprising to say the least and a distinct lack of
>courtesy in failing to give a reason for the declination .
>Is anyone able to tell me who is the strange minded person who is the
>moderator of this group as, I presume, they (he) are USA based and why
>they should adopt such a restrictive undesirable policy which most
>certainly does not subscribe to the Ham Spirit.
>73  Brian 5B4AIZ / C4Z - who has fingers crossed for some propagation 
>to USA this weekend for the ARRL 10m  Contest.
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