[CQ-Contest] CQ WPX rules, it finally happened

Radio K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 17:31:42 EST 2014

I think that an argument could be made that after I close a communication with W1AAA I must THEN identify my station before I start a new communication with W1BBB.

I accept that YMMV.

73, de Hans, K0HB/K7

🌵Sent from Arizona 🌞

On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 2:59 PM, null <john at kk9a.com> wrote:

> Wrong! The FCC rule says nothing about identifying after every contact.
> Section 97.119(a) provides that an amateur station “must transmit its
> assigned call sign on its transmitting channel at the end of each
> communication, and at least every 10 minutes during a
> communication, for the purpose of clearly making the source of the
> transmissions from the station known to those receiving the
> transmissions.”
> To:	 "CQ-Contest" <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Subject:	 Re: [CQ-Contest] CQ WPX rules, it finally happened
> From:	 "Radio K0HB" <kzerohb at gmail.com>
> Date:	 Tue, 04 Feb 2014 06:58:53 -0800 (PST)
> Absolutely!
> Identifying after every contact is required under the rules in the USA.
> 97.119(a) isn't a suggestion, it's a hard bound rule.
> 73, de Hans, K0HB
> 🌵Sent from Arizona 🌞
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