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Re: [Tlf-devel] CQ WW RTTY special rules

From: Ervin Hegedüs
Subject: Re: [Tlf-devel] CQ WW RTTY special rules
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:13:48 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

Hi Ed,

thanks for the reply,

On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 05:52:09PM -0400, Ed wrote:
> >
> >My question is: is it necessery to check the 2 letters code, or
> >isn't it? Tlf has a list of states and provinces in shares/
> >directory - may be I can finish this feature till friday.
> >
> >I mean, you can't type AY, AX, AU, and others which doesn't
> >exist.
> Thank you for working on this. I'm a long time RTTY contester, so
> your efforts on this are very welcomed.

great! :)
> The US/VE list in Tlf is outdated. I looked in the CQ WW rules file
> and found this::
>             3.  W/VE QTH: A multiplier of one (1) for each
> continental US state (48) and each Canadian area (14) on each band.
> Please use only official U.S. Postal Service abbreviations to
> identify states (e.g., Michigan = MI, Massachusetts = MA, Ohio =
> OH).  Note:  The District of Columbia counts as Maryland (MD).
> Alaska (KL7) and Hawaii (KH6) are counted as country multipliers
> only and not as state multipliers. Canadian areas (14 total) are as
> follows:  NB (VE1, 9), NS (VE1), QC (VE2), ON (VE3), MB (VE4), SK
> (VE5), AB (VE6), BC (VE7), NWT (VE8), NF (VO1), LB (VO2), NU (VY0),
> YT (VY1), PEI (VY2).

thanks for this info - I'll update the multi list soon.

Anyway, what do you think about the feature, what I proposed
above? Does it need? (I'm not sure I can fix that till friday...)



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