[CQ-Contest] KL7 is country and state?
hs0zcw at gmail.com
Wed Oct 31 23:28:06 EDT 2012
When is a country also a state?... in KL7. A guy with a KL7 call sign can
move to Kansas and legally use that call sign there, his being in America
in both instances. However, due to backward DXCC admin, when does he count
as Alaska, and as an entity? When Alaska became a state, it should have
lost its DXCC entity status. OR, make all KL7s get a lower 48 call sign to
live in the lower 48.
Same problem if KP4 became a US state........... Hey change is a
On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 4:57 AM, Randy Thompson K5ZD <k5zd at charter.net>wrote:
> This question has come up several times so I will answer it here.
> You should log the call sign as sent.
> The log checking software will handle placing the call in the right country
> (or judging if the call sign is not correct).
> True, your logging software doesn't seem to count your score correctly, but
> that is not a factor for the contest committee since the Cabrillo format
> doesn't mark multipliers. As mentioned above, we will recalculate the
> of all logs submitted.
> As I said in the webinar. Put your log in Cabrillo format and send it in.
> Randy Thompson, K5ZD
> Director - CQ WW DX Contest
> email: k5zd at cqww.com
> web: www.cqww.com
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: CQ-Contest [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of
> > Frank Grossmann
> > Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:32 PM
> > To: 'CQ-Contest Reflector'
> > Subject: [CQ-Contest] CQWW/KL7 in lower states
> > Hi all,
> > hi contest committee , Randy,
> > sorry if this has been asked before.
> > I worked KL7HM who is in Arizona, zone 3.
> > He was sending out "KL7HM" as callsign, and Win-Test recorded this as
> > Alaska, with a probable mistake on the zone side.
> > Am I allowed to put him in the log as KL7HM/K7?
> > Or would that eliminate the validity of the QSO or make it unique?
> > Thanks
> > Frank
> > DL2CC
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