[CQ-Contest] LOTW Cert. Renewal

Alan Zack k7acz at cox.net
Sun Oct 16 20:21:22 EDT 2005

What happens if someone makes a download to the old call sign?  Is LOTW 
smart enough to know to match it to the new call sign?  Or does the 
download get lost?
I still get QSL's via the Buro for my old K6 call that I changed to a K7 
call two years ago.

Bill Coleman wrote:

>On Oct 11, 2005, at 4:37 PM, John Bastin K8AJS wrote:
>>I have another certificate for an old callsign that expires in
>>December. I'll see what happens with that one.
>Why would you need to renew a certificate for an old callsign? Once  
>you've uploaded all the QSOs for that callsign, you might as well let  
>the certificate expire. There's no reason to renew it.
>You only need to keep current certificates for callsigns for which  
>you still intend to upload QSOs.
>Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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>             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901
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Alan Zack
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Quality Engineer, The Boeing Company, Retired
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