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Don't bother working VK9X/JO1AEC, call invalid.

Discussion in 'The DX Zone' started by ON6KE, Nov 20, 2019.

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  1. ON6KE

    ON6KE Ham Member QRZ Page

    OK there's a reciprocal agreement between Japan and Australia but the 'X' after the 9 is not correct, thus VK9X/JO1AEC is not correct, VK9/JO1AEC is.

    I was looking into either operating from Christmas Island or Cocos Keeling myself a few months ago, being a CEPT HAREC Class A license holder I wasn't certain on the matter of having to add an 'X' or a 'C' after the VK9 prefix so I contacted the regulating body in Australia.
    Glenn Dunstan, Advisor on the matter at the new regulating body AMC wrote me that the prefix is to be VK9/ followed by your call. So no C, X, W, L or N after the VK9.

    If our Japanese friend only had checked with the authorities..
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2019
  2. KB2FCV

    KB2FCV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Work first, worry later...
  3. ON6KE

    ON6KE Ham Member QRZ Page

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