[CQ-Contest] RDXC updated FAQ - Remote operation

Doug Renwick ve5ra at sasktel.net
Tue Mar 1 09:54:34 PST 2011


Review the history of the DXCC award.  You will find that in the past when
one changed call districts, or moved greater than 150 miles one had to start
all over.

Quote from 1975 rules: " 9) All stations must be contacted from the same
call area, where call areas exist, or from the same country in cases where
there are no call areas.  One exception is allowed to this rule: where a
station is moved from one call area to another, or from one country to
another, all contacts must be made from within a radius of 150 miles of the
initial location."

Maybe everyone should tear down their antenna farms, sell all radio and
related equipment and DX over the internet.  Because this is the direction
where DXing and contesting and communication (i.e. Skype) is headed.


-----Original Message-----
A bit over dramatic Doug?

Here are the ARRL DXCC rules.

*9. All stations must be contacted*from the same DXCC entity. The 
location of any station shall be defined as the location of the 
transmitter. For the purposes of this award, remote operating points 
must be located within the same DXCC entity as the transmitter and 

It doesn't say anything about one move.........

Good luck with the plan to put remote stations in every entity.  That 
would be more of a challenge than attaining Honor roll ever would be.  
BS7, P5, Mt. Athos, KP1, KP5......

Maybe everyone should tear down their stacks and run QRP into wet 
noodles too.


On 2/28/2011 4:44 PM, Doug Renwick wrote:
> You guys are giving me so many reasons to take my top of the honour role
> certificate and burn it.  It was bad enough when the ARRL allowed one to
> move from one side of the country to the other and still keep the
> countries/entities without starting over.  Now we are going to put remote
> stations in every country/entity.  Traditional DXpeditioning will be just
> memory.
> The challenge will be gone!  It's also called 'dumbing down'.  Welcome to
> the new world of entitlement where everyone wins a gold medal.
> Doug

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