Re: Scarborough Reef

Gordon Beattie, W2TTT

Use any legal operation from any point on Earth tbat is in a Maidenhead Grid Square.  That also satisfies the desire for more entities to work while reducing the political overtones. 
Put simply, if a government authorizes the operation of Amateur Radio and your country allows communication with their operators, then you are good to go!  Also, this opens up the vast maritime spaces to DX operations.  You can use a boat or an airplane instead of a scaffold on a bunch of rocks!
Gordon Beattie, W2TTT

From: ARRL-Awards@... <ARRL-Awards@...> on behalf of Hugh Valentine <hsvdds@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:06:03 AM
To: ARRL-Awards@... <ARRL-Awards@...>
Subject: Re: [ARRL-Awards] Scarborough Reef

Excellent Points/Observations.


Appears the “Rule” contradicts itself




From: Ria, N2RJ
Sent: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 10:04 AM
To: ARRL-Awards@...
Subject: Re: [ARRL-Awards] Scarborough Reef


 Look at Spratly - claimed by multiple nations and still on the list. Even activated under several prefixes. 





On Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 10:00 AM Tony KX1G <tony.dicenzo@...> wrote:

The rules you posted are interesting. I believe it says an entity has to be a recognized country or belong to a recognized country. It also says it can’t be neutral.

with several countries claiming ownership iw dud this fit BS7? In fact, how did they get the call sigm allocation?



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