[CQ-Contest] LOTW DXCC

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Thu Apr 28 21:43:09 EDT 2005

On Apr 21, 2005, at 5:11 AM, Steve IK4WMH wrote:

> I must also admit that I am kinda reluctant to join LoTW since when I
> read about the fees they charge.

You can register and submit QSOs for confirmation with ZERO fees.

> I guess I'll not join LoTW until the league will ease the certificate
> request procedure for foreign hams and lower the rates so that I don't
> have to spend more than twice to have my 120 qso's checked every year.

But, you have to factor into this how much you spend in sending out QSL 
cards in order to get replies from DX stations you need -- plus all the 
green stamps or IRCs you send.

You don't do that with LoTW.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901

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