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I would not suppose to speak for AA6YQ, but he has made his position on this clear several times in the past.
When ARRL recognizes 60M QSO's for DXCC , then DX LAB will follow suit ...and NOT until.
Rather than assail the "60M chicken" here tying up bandwidth. The next question what would be a BETTER FORUM to get the ARRL's attention and change their mind set on their "60M EGG"?
On 11/19/2020 1:28 PM, F.R. Ashley wrote:
NR1DX and others...
Lately I have been trying to finish off 80 meter DXCC and stuck around
the 90 confirmed mark.�� I haven't been seeing much DX on 80M FT8 lately
so for the heck of it I went to 60M, and man, the band was jammed with
DX stations!� Now I know why I'm not seeing much on 80.
Back in January I was in St. Kitts and when I called CQ on 60 it sounded
like half of EU answered and I ran a string of EUs for a few hours.� I
know the V4 prefixed helped a lot but I was surprised at the amount of
interest on 60 meters seeing how none of the QSO's are good for any
awards. I had several direct QSL requests for a card.� Perhaps they have
worked everything on all the other bands and looking for a new thrill, hi.
73 Buddy WB4M
On 11/18/2020 9:39 PM, Dave / NR1DX wrote:
Was just curious.� I know you your position on ARRL and the band and
am not here to debate it
FT8 has put 60M on the map so to speak .You can work the "equivalent"
of DXCC on 60M FT8 5357 these days in a matter of months (I am at 125
after a year
Dave Manuals@ArtekManuals.com www.ArtekManuals.com