Is 7O6T operation legitimate?

Discussion in 'Contests, DXpeditions and Special Events' started by 4X1UN, May 2, 2012.

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  1. W4AFB

    W4AFB Guest

    I dont even see that call as being a good call sign.
     
  2. K2BKT

    K2BKT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Actually very different - the ops didn't make the rules in this case.
     
  3. WA6ITF

    WA6ITF Ham Member QRZ Page

    7O6T Approved For DXCC Credit

    In answer to the original question of legitimacy of the 7O6T Yemen operation, that question was answered a bit ago by this release from Bill Moore NC1L at the DXCC Awards Desk at ARRL:

    The following operations are approved for DXCC credit:

    7O6T - Yemen
    Current Operations

    6O3A - Somalia
    2012 Operation

    73 es DX!
    Bill Moore NC1L
    Awards Branch Manager
    ARRL - The national association for Amateur Radioâ„¢
     
  4. K1LWI

    K1LWI Ham Member QRZ Page

    YOU ARE RIGHT
     
  5. WA9SVD

    WA9SVD Ham Member QRZ Page

    Just out of curiosity, was the prohibition created by the U.S. government, or in response to protests by the other governments?
     
  6. EI3IO

    EI3IO Guest

    On this matter Article 25.1 of the ITU Radio Regulations provides the position of the international community. It is covered in this document of the ITU, http://www.docstoc.com/docs/100192425/T-SP-RR251-2010-MSW-E . From a Bahraini standpoint our licence states that Bahraini licensees shall not communicate with stations of administrations which have forbidden communications generally or specifically with stations licensed in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Looking at this latest document I see that I should not communicate with amateur stations in Eritrea or North Korea. As you will see from the documentation not too many administrations communicate their views on this matter to the ITU as there are a lot of Note 1) references in column 4 of the table of territories. However it is interesting to note that there is no specific reference to the State of Israel by any other administration which is a member of the ITU in the Table.

    The information I have provided is the current international position and in summary only the administrations of North Korea and Eritrea have objected to communications between amateur stations on their territory and amateur stations external to their territories. However administrations may implement local arrangements as they see fit and may not communicate these to the ITU. Lastly it may be a requirement of your licence not to communicate with stations of any administration which has formally objected to communications between stations it has licensed and stations in your country.

    Best 73s Dave A92IO
     
  7. EI3IO

    EI3IO Guest

    Apologies re' my last post, I subsequently see that Syria has specifically named 4X in column 4 of the Table and has therefore banned communications between YK and 4X stations.
    73s Dave A92IO
     
  8. 4X6AV

    4X6AV Ham Member QRZ Page

    Personal example: I worked the 706T yesterday on 10 m USB. I was asked to confirm once AX6AV/M. I corrected the operator. Then I was asked to confirm LX6AV/M. I corrected the operator, and finally, the operator confirmed that he got my transmission loud and clear and greeted me with 73. I think that I was over, and above any other signal as they were booming with an s9 +
    Today, I looked at the log book in the website of 706T. There is no sign in the log for our qso in any of the said call signs...
    73,
    Oded 4x6av/m
     
  9. AE5X

    AE5X Ham Member QRZ Page

    Israelis, please use the back door and we'll take care of you after the fact....wink wink nod nod.

    How charming.

    John AE5X
    http://www.ae5x.com/blog
     
  10. N4YI

    N4YI Ham Member QRZ Page

    If the "Country" or any "Country" US included does not allow contact with Specific other Countries, DXCC list should not include them. By disallowing Hams from any country is an insult to all of us. ARRL should take the High road for a change. This should allow everyone the same advantage.
    Wayne
     
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