[CQ-Contest] ARRL DX, Canadian multipliers

VSH-RW4WZ vsh at udm.net
Mon Feb 20 12:41:02 EST 2006

> Subject: [CQ-Contest] ARRL DX, Canadian multipliers
> Hi all,
> Greetings to all global competitors in ARRL DX. Nice to work all 
> of you. And nice to have sunspots and a forgiving auroral cap to 
> be ABLE to work all of you!
> One thing that became apparent in many QSOs this weekend, though, 
> is that some of you may be under the impression that Canadian 
> prefixes don't indicate geography. This is not true. Unlike the 
> U.S., we must still identify if we are outside of our home call 
> area. So if you know VE4 is Manitoba, and work a VE4 with no 
> portable suffix, he's in Manitoba.
> A complete listing of Canadian prefixes and their respective 
> provinces is at http://www.rac.ca/regulatory/precan.htm

Hello Kelly,

It seems it does not work this way.  VE5UA sent AB  during the ARRL DX ;)




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