[CQ-Contest] which contests would require me to sign AA7XT/0
lknain at nc.rr.com
Sat Dec 15 12:18:28 EST 2012
The FCC required it prior to 1979. It was required by some contests up
through the early 1980's and I seem to recall there was one that required it
as late as the early 1990's. Which contests had the requirement has faded
from my memory. I was thinking CQWW and SS had the requirement but I could
73, Larry W6NWS
From: Steve London
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2012 12:06 PM
To: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] which contests would require me to sign AA7XT/0
If there ever was a CQWW rule that required signing /0, it predates my
move to Colorado in 1981.
I'm sure there is ---some--- contest out of the 250+ contests that
requires signing /0, but none of the major contests impose that requirement.
Steve, N2IC (/5)
On 12/14/2012 08:04 AM, William Hein wrote:
> When I first lived in Colorado, in the '90s, I had the call AA6TT. As a
> rule I did not sign "AA6TT/0" since this was my permanent station
> I wasn't portable. In CQ WW contests however I did sign /0 as I recall
> rules required me to do so.
> I'm now back living and hamming in Colorado with a non-zero call AA7XT
> (long story). I checked CQ WW rules today to see if would have to sign /0
> in that contest and I didn't see any rules concerning portable calls. Did
> CQ drop this rule?
> Are there any contests that will require me to sign /0?
> Bill AA7XT
> Glade Park CO
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