[CQ-Contest] WAEDC CW: only for Extra class USA

Thu Jul 30 15:23:12 PDT 2009

> In the WAE DC rules is still clearly printed:
> ***According to IARU Region I regulations, operation is not allowed  in
> the following contest-free windows:
> New!CW : 3560-3800; 7025-7200; 14060-14350 kHz***

how about if I (not in region 1) sit on 7030 and qsx 7024?  I should have a
nice clear frequency here in the states so you all can hear me!

David Robbins K1TTT
e-mail: mailto:k1ttt at arrl.net
web: http://www.k1ttt.net
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net

> -----Original Message-----
> From: LY8O [mailto:ly8o at ot.lt]
> Sent: Thursday, July 30, 2009 07:29
> To: cq-contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] WAEDC CW: only for Extra class USA
> Is there any space for a human interpretation according 40m operation? I
> think not. And if we accept this as a recommendation only - contest
> commettee will have a right to count it as a violation of the rules.
> ***9 Disqualification
> Violation of the rules of the contest or unsportsmanlike conduct will be
> deemed sufficient cause for disqualification. The decisions of the
> contest-committee are final.***
> That is the situation today. And I undestand taht DARC is inbetween of the
> two fires - IARU regulations from one side and Amateur Society from the
> other. Guys, sorry for that...
> 73, Remi LY8O
> DJ1YFK wrote:
> As others have noticed, indeed common sense would dictate to simply
> stick to the IARU bandplan and change the wording of the rules
> accordingly. Make it a recommendation not a restriction.
> 7000kHz-7025kHz is "contest preferred". Period.
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