[CQ-Contest] Dx peditions and contests

K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Mon Feb 16 16:21:04 EST 2009

> On another note, why did the expedition choose K5D? I understand the D
> part, but people wait years for a coveted KP5 QSL card ......

It's a catch 22.

Although the prefix "KP5" is reserved for Desecheo, no KP5xx callsign will 
ever be issued.

You can only get a KP5xx callsign if you have mailing address on Desecheo.

There are no mail addresses on Desecheo.

Same situation for KP1, and several Pacific islands like KH3, etc.

73, de Hans, K0HB/4ID


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