[CQ-Contest] REQUEST: ITU zone info for CTY country files

RT Clay rt_clay at bellsouth.net
Fri Jul 3 07:12:34 PDT 2009

It's not always quite that simple. Having the wrong zone in the CTY file can cause your logger to send the wrong zone in the exchange for the first 15 qso's, causing your log to get scored in the wrong zone.

Don't ask me how I know :)

N4OGW/5 zone 8

--- On Thu, 7/2/09, Jimk8mr at aol.com <Jimk8mr at aol.com> wrote:

> From: Jimk8mr at aol.com <Jimk8mr at aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] REQUEST: ITU zone info for CTY country files
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Date: Thursday, July 2, 2009, 10:16 PM
> Or just send your ITU zone with your
> radio during the contest, and let the  
> other guy copy what you send.
> 73  -   Jim   K8MR
> In a message dated 7/2/2009 8:25:21 P.M. Eastern Daylight
> Time,  
> jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
> writes:
> Please  set up your logging software for the IARU
> contest coming up
> July  11/12.  Try to log your own callsign, and
> see if the correct ITU
> zone  comes up.  If it does NOT, please let me
> know via a  private
> E-mail.  All I need is your callsign as you sign it on
> the  air
> (i.e. AD1C or K5ZD/1) and your correct ITU zone.  If
> your call  appears
> in the Super Check Partial database enough times, then I'll
> add it  to
> the country file.
> I need to do this soon, since the IARU contest  is
> only a little over a
> week  away.
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