Re: VK9NC not Norfolk?

Björn Ekelund, SM7IUN

I noticed the same. VK9NA, VK9NP, etc. are all considered Norfolk.

I was not aware of the "fifth character" rule. It seems the Austrialian authorities since then have 
switched to using the fourth, considering many recent DXpeditions such as VK9MA, VK9CZ, VK9NC etc. 


Den fre 18 okt. 2019 kl 17:52 skrev Kurt Ekman <kurre.ekman@...>:

DX-Keeper logs VK9NE as Norfolk.





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+ AA6YQ comments below


DXView seems to wrongly consider VK9NC to be Cocos Islands (VK9C). Is it just me?


+ Consistent with Australian policy announced many years ago, DXLab applications use the 5th character of VK9 callsigns to determine whether the station is on Cocos, Lord Howe, Mellish, Norfolk, Willis, or Christmas Island.


+ If VK9NC is on Norfolk Island, its callsign is inconsistent with this policy; you can compensate for this by defining an override:






         Dave, AA6YQ






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