[Trlog] Mexican states as mults in ARRL 10M

Kenneth E. Harker kenharker at kenharker.com
Fri Apr 2 18:42:52 PDT 2010

    More info on the rule change:


On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 09:15:06AM -0700, Tree Tyree N6TR wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 05:06:09PM -0700, Kenneth E. Harker wrote:
> >      Sean KX9X has announced via the ARRL Contest Branch blog that the 2010 
> > ARRL 10 Meter Contest will include 32 new multipliers - each Mexican state 
> > now counts as a separate multiplier.  XF1 remains a separate multiplier, but
> > the old XE multiplier goes away.  The blog entry includes the abbreviation
> > list for the states:
> > 
> > http://kx9x.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/33-new-multipliers-in-arrl-10-meter-contest/
> > 
> > Any chance TR can be made to work with the new multiplier structure?
> I believe TR can work as it exists today in this contest - you would need to add
> the Mexican states to the .DOM file and tell TR that XE is now a domestic country.
> There might be an issue with too many domestic QTHs (I forget what the limit is, 
> but it might be 255 for the Texas counties).  
> At any rate - I will likely update the program for this contest at some point, 
> but it will be based on 6.93 which not eveyrone is happy with.  It might also be
> that some of the new additions will require changes to the existing names, but
> I haven't checked for sure.
> Tree

Kenneth E. Harker WM5R
kenharker at kenharker.com

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