Topband: Strange propagation
herbert.schoenbohm at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 09:00:07 EST 2016
Climbing Mt. Everest is something of vast personal acheivement but land
on top with a helicopter and having your picture taken to prove you were
there is quite another.
Herb Schoenbohm, KV4FZ
On 1/15/2016 8:31 AM, Mark van Wijk, PA5MW wrote:
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> Can they add /RHR or such please?
> So I can choose if I want to make this kind of QSO.
> BTW, I require a remote solution for climbing Everest or participate
> in Car Racing.
> That is currently not possible from where I am sitting and I demand
> the option.
> 73 Mark, PA5MW
> -----Original Message----- From: Louis Parascondola via Topband
> Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 11:47 PM
> When a ham operates a remote station using his call sign that is
> within the continental US, it makes no difference. If a ham is
> operating at an alternate QTH he does not have to sign/X any longer.
> Those days are gone. SO even if you look him up it does not mean he is
> at that location. The rub comes in when you want credit for an award
> like WAS, so what credit do you get? I suppose he needs to know where
> the station is located so he can write it on a QSL card for your credit.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barry N1EU <barry.n1eu at gmail.com>
> To: topBand List <topband at contesting.com>
> Sent: Thu, Jan 14, 2016 5:06 pm
> Subject: Re: Topband: Strange propagation
> This is a BIG issue to grapple with. It would make sense to me that a
> callsign transmitted over the air should correspond to a station location
> in a publically viewable registry and if the location of the transmission
> deviates, the callsign needs to append /XX to reflect the station
> 73, Barry N1EU
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