[CQ-Contest] Counting DC as a Multiplier and Not as Part ofMaryland.
k0xp at dandy.net
Mon May 21 11:42:04 EDT 2007
At 02:11 AM 5/21/2007 -0400, Eric Rosenberg wrote:
>Dear Fellow Contesters,
>As I'm sure you well know, the North American QSO Party considers the
>District of Columbia as part of Maryland, not as an independent entity,
>and therefore not as a unique multiplier. This despite the fact that
>the District, while not a State, is self governed, its residents pay
>federal and local taxes, vote in federal (presidential) elections, and
>send a Delegate to the House of Representatives.
I don't mind having DC as another mult (it's counted as a mult in some
other contests); but the Constitution says that as the seat of Federal
Government, it can never be a state. So as not to get into poly ticks here,
I won't express my opinion of that.
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