Is 7O6T operation legitimate?

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

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  1. K4WS

    K4WS Ham Member QRZ Page

    ARRL has little to do with politics of foreign countries, so bitching to them is about useless.

    What world you been living in man? The ARRL created DXCC, which is why they go to the rare ones. This is consistent with the behavior of 5a,
    the previous 7o. The ARRL does have power in this issue! They set the standards for any countries or dxpeditioner's qualifying standards. NO
    country should be exempt for working a new one. 7o can say no-yes, they have the right; the ARRL has the moral right in denying an operation
    that refuses to work all our brother and sister hams. I am at the top of the honor roll but would gladly be acceptable to the ARRL doing the LEGAL
    and moral thing in relation to their DXCC rules....Maybe you need to read the qualifying standards the ARRL has put on the table for this award.
    73 k4ws
     
  2. W2MFT

    W2MFT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Ok...I emailed the three American Operators...Lets see if they respond...
     
  3. WB4TJH

    WB4TJH Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yemen issues the licenses, Yemen calls the shots. Like it or not.
     
  4. K1VSK

    K1VSK Ham Member QRZ Page

    I think we all know that. What we (ARRL) do is control the acceptability of such activities for DXCC purposes which is after all the only incentive for conducting this expedition. Absent DXAC approval, such behavior would not be tolerated.
     
  5. K1LWI

    K1LWI Ham Member QRZ Page

    This is truth this not count for dxcc but not sure ?also wonder one guys was jew ham from usa what would happen ham radio is friends with world
    k1lwi wen
     
  6. AA8GK

    AA8GK Ham Member QRZ Page

    I think the answer to that is loud and clear.
     
  7. ND1W

    ND1W Ham Member QRZ Page

    Really?? I must be deaf cuz I'm not hearing it.....
     
  8. KJ3N

    KJ3N Ham Member QRZ Page

    National Botherhood Week by Tom Lehrer is running through my head right about now.
     
  9. WA6MHZ

    WA6MHZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    I don't see how they can police it unless there is a Yemen police officer sitting next to the Op for each and every contact. And, judging on the intensity of the team, they will make probably 200K contacts, who is going to go over the log?

    But, if they Violate the rules and Pi$$ off the authorities, then they could rule the WHOLE DXpedition invalid, jail the ops in a Yemen prison for the rest of their lives, and ALL of Amateur Radio loses!

    A similar thing COULD happen in P5. And they could say they could work the WHOLE WORLD all they want but no USA stations! WOW, would that be dicey!
     
  10. K1VSK

    K1VSK Ham Member QRZ Page

    I know but doubt he has the character to admit it.. But it's good to expose it for what it is.
     
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