Australia: ACMA approve 2 x 1 contest callsigns

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  1. VK6AS

    VK6AS Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    ACMA approve 2 x 1 contest callsigns
    30/07/2020 rasaorg

    ACMA have approved the issue of 2 x 1 contest callsigns with VJ, VK and VL prefixes.

    These callsigns are available for Advanced class amateurs and club stations, for contest operation only. There is a limit of one callsign per licencee and one per club.

    The 2 x 1 contest callsign structure was originally developed by a cross sector committee convened by RASA.

    After a suggestion by AMC, ACMA has extended this structure to two new prefixes; VJ and VL.

    This allows 2 x 1 callsigns to be available to many more amateurs.

    A link to the new callsign template and FAQ:
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  2. AK5B

    AK5B Ham Member QRZ Page

    Congratulations, mates! That ought to make a lot of you Down Under happy!


    Jeff (looking forward to the fall dx season contests)
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  3. W7UUU

    W7UUU Super Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Very cool indeed! I'll look forward to hearing the new calls in upcoming DX events!!

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