[CQ-Contest] Legal issues working Irag?

Bernie McClenny, W3UR bernie at dailydx.com
Tue Dec 2 23:45:27 EST 2003

That page is incorrect.  Full licenses and reciprocal licenses are being
issued by the current authorities.  I personally know the guy who issues
the licenses and have been in contact with him since late Spring 2003.
That MARS page has incorrect information about licenses from Iraq!

Bernie, W3UR

Bernie McClenny, W3UR
Editor of The Daily DX, The Weekly DX and How's DX.

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Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 22:32
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Cc: Tim Totten, N4GN
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Legal issues working Irag?

> Huh?!  I must be missing something in your question.  Perhaps there

The question was posted as a result of reading the following statement
'MARS operations begin in Iraq, more operators sought' at

"Several American amateurs have been reported operating on the ham bands
from Iraq , but this activity is problematic since all regular
licensing in Iraq expired with the removal of the Saddam Hussein

Sylvan, VE5ZX

> some countries where it's illegal to communicate with a ham in Iraq,
but I
> don't think Canada is one of them.  If you are asking whether there
> be some penalty from the CQ WW committee, I can't imagine why as long
> the stations on both ends were following all the rules in their
> 73,
> Tim Totten, n4gn at n4gn.com
> http://www.n4gn.com
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