[CQ-Contest] RDXC Entry Reclassified to High Power

ve5ra at sasktel.net ve5ra at sasktel.net
Tue Oct 11 22:44:08 EDT 2016

I can recall two instances where I contested from the Caribbean using 
callsigns that were granted verbally. No documentation. 

On Tue, 11 Oct 2016 12:10:44 -0600, W0MU Mike Fatchett  wrote:

       I operated from a country where people not from that country were not
allowed to operate on certain bands but they did and those contacts were
still counted. These were not contest bands. Once again wink wink. 
Sorry we ran the power that we were allowed and the band that we were
allowed by our license. 

Just because the right person says something does not make it right. 
What does the license say. 

Sure sounds like a whole lot more cheating has gone on in contesting
than many have imagined..... 



On 10/11/2016 7:45 AM, Jeff Clarke wrote:
> I have a hard time believing that those stations in Cyprus are 
> running only 400 watts. Just like the Italians claiming to be running 
> 300 watts and some of the other European countries claiming 400 watts. 
> I know for a fact that if you operate from a country with power 
> limits that exceptions can be made if you know the right people in 
> government. Many years ago I operated in a country that had a lower 
> power limit and we were allowed to run a KW during a contest. 
> Jeff


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