[CQ-Contest] long callsigns

Mark Steven Williams k9gx at n4gn.com
Fri Sep 16 21:06:25 EDT 2005

You didn't specify CW or SSB?

On fone, how about something like KB9XYZ/AG portable KG4.

On CW, KF6JXP/AE/WP4...or KF6PFQ/QRP/VY1....

That's about as obnoxious as I can conjure.



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Derrick Belbas" <ve4vv at shaw.ca>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, September 16, 2005 6:45 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] long callsigns

> VE7VEDAY was recently active, and still might be, for all I know.
> When Kelly and I did the Minnesota QSO party, we briefly considered using
> W0/J79VV/m/(3 letter county name), but we elected to not do that after I 
> was
> advised by ARRL that I should properly use a VE#xxx/W0 call, which was
> arduous enough.
> There was a recent change to the call sign rules up here allowing lengthy
> suffixes, so expect to hear more of those.  But they won't allow 2x1's for
> daily use.  Go figure.  Apparently it's a "prestige" issue.
> 73
> derrick
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