[CQ-Contest] Another question about remote DX-peditions
gerry at yccc.org
Fri Jan 23 10:25:05 EST 2015
I kinda don't understand your VE4VTR/K3KU QSO question? If both were live
and not remote, what is the issue?
Now, the question was, for DCC Credit, if you are operating a DXpedition
remotely (in fact, any station remotely) and, at the same time, you have a
transceiver with antennas at your control site,
under the new DXCC rules, this would count as a valid QSO, as long as RF
transmitted by the remote was received on a receiver at the control QTH.
I do not think their is any current rule preventing you from being the
operator at both ends... Maybe that will come.
Of course, to make the QSO count, the control operator must be licensed in
both entities. What that means today varies based on the remote entity.
The interesting point here is, since this is a contesting reflector, is
that I think that in some contests, you cannot be an operator at more than
one station in the same contest.
(Though not many). They would have to make a new rule if you were the same
operator in the same QSO! Until such a rule is written, it's "legal".
73, Gerry W1VE/VE1RM
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 6:01 AM, Art Boyars <artboyars at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mostly in jest (because I, myself, don't chase the expeditions, but I'm
> interested to see the reaction of people who care about them)...
> If you are at home running a remote DXpedition to Zap Island, can you work
> yourself from your home station for DXCC credit?
> I will mention that, so far, VE4VTR's only QSO is with K3KU in an NAQP CW,
> though it was not remote -- live op on both ends. Was it legal? Ask
> Industry Canada. Was it w/in the contest rules? Actually, as I understand
> the rules, same answer. Was it fun? I almost lost my run freq from
> laughing so hard and from exchanging smart-mule e-mails with the obvious
> 73, Art K3KU
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