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KB5ZSM
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« on: September 22, 2012, 09:37:41 PM »

Probably a dumb question but...  I contacted a station 'CT9/DJ6QT' tonight on 20 meters. I know the operators home is in Germany but he was operating from an island (Madeira) off the west coast of Africa. Now my question is what is the 'CT9' in his call and how does it pertain to his location or is the 'CT9' used for other reasons?

Thanks, Win (KB5ZSM)
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K0YHV
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« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2012, 09:45:23 PM »

CT9 is the prefix for the Maderia Islands.  When operating from a foreign country, you must use that country's prefix appended to yours.

John AF5CC
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KA4POL
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« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2012, 10:11:44 PM »

For more details see: http://www.arrl.org/international-operating
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KB5ZSM
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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2012, 10:17:39 PM »

Thanks John. I kind of figured that but couldn't find any reference to it. I must have been searching the wrong terms or something. Thanks for the quick reply.

73s,
Win (KB5ZSM)

I'll check that link also. Thanks Dieter  :-)
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