[RTTY] Question for old timers

Peter Laws plaws0 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 26 22:14:00 EDT 2017

On Sat, Aug 26, 2017 at 10:07 PM, Bill Turner <dezrat at outlook.com> wrote:
> I know during World War II hams were not allowed to transmit, but were
> licenses issued during that time?  In the current SCC contest, someone
> sent me 1944 as their year first licensed. I challenged him on it and
> he never came back. Anyone know?

Good question.

It always bugged me that the MIT club station would use "09" as the
check in the ARRL November Sweepstakes.  Like the contest you mention,
it's supposed to be the "last two digits of the first year the station
was licensed" ... since no licenses were issued until 1912 ...

So your question is a good one.  The QST archive is pretty hard to
search but surely it's in there.

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