[CQ-Contest] CTY-2007 Country Files - 15 October 2010

Jim Reisert AD1C jjreisert at alum.mit.edu
Fri Oct 15 11:42:24 PDT 2010

The Country (CTY) Files were updated on 15 October 2010.


To install the file, follow the link to your software at the top of the page.

Here are the release notes:

15 October 2010 (CTY-2007)
VER20101015, Version entity is Kuwait, 9K

    * Fixed problem in COUNTRY.DAT for NA in that TR/Gabon had a
      latitude of -0, which caused NA to crash.
    * Fixed several cases where the longitude for CE9/Antarctica was
      -0.00, it's now 0.00
    * CQWW.CTY and IARU.CTY for CT8 both now have many more
      prefixes/zones for BY, UA and UA9, and some fixes for VE. Note
      that CT8 has some internal logic for determining CQ and ITU zones
      for BY, K, VE and VK.
    * CTYHDG.EXE was corrupt, working version restored
    * CTY.DAT now has an extensive list of prefixes for BY, K, UA, UA9,
      VE and VK
    * N3FJP (arrlpre2.txt and cqwwpre2.txt) was missing B0 and B9 prefixes
    * N3FJP (arrlpre2.txt and cqwwpre2.txt) was missing some "valid
      prefix" flags
    * N3FJP (ADIFCnt.txt) now has correct ADIF country codes for new PJ
    * WF1B.dat (for WF1B) was missing all callsign overrides (like
      4U1WB), now fixed
    * USA callsign exceptions from New Mexico were incorrectly
      identified as the 6th call area
    * More calls for Shetland and Fair Isle, GM/s
    * GB1HTW is Wales, GW
    * GB4RC is Wales, GW
    * HF0POL is South Shetland, VP8/h
    * N7I is Hawaii, KH6
    * L1 is Argentina, LU
    * TO3GA is Martinique, FM
    * VE2DXY is Canada, VE in CQ Zone 2, ITU Zone 4
    * VO1AU/BY1DX is China, BY

    Retired Callsigns/prefixes:

    * EA8FC/1 as Spain, EA
    * GB1HAS as Wales, GW
    * GG100GGR as Scotland, GM
    * LU2BPM/D as Argentina, LU
    * VA2PL as Canada, VE
    * VE8DX as Canada, VE
    * VU3BPZ as Antarctica, CE9
    * VU40 as India, VU
    * WP3A as U.S. Virgin Islands, KP2

73 - Jim AD1C

Jim Reisert AD1C, <jjreisert at alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.us

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