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Thread: PROBABLY REAL DUMB QUESTION

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Posted: 2022-03-15 18:44
I HAVE BEEN DOING CODE FOR A LONG TIME. I HAVE ALWAYS SENT MY QTH AS CITY AND STATE. NOW MOST OPERATORS SEND THIS "NR AND A NUMBER". HOW CAN I FIND OUT WHERE THESE NUMBERS ARE. THEY DO NOT SEEM TO BE A ZIP CODE? IS THERE A CHART SOMEWHERE THAT I CAN DOWNLOAD, OR IS IT A SECRET.
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Posted: 2022-03-15 19:58
Hi Bob,

maybe what you're hearing are the CWops CWT Mini contests? They take place every week on Wednesdays at 13z, 19z and then on Thursday morning 3z and 7z.

The exchange is "name + CWops member number", or if you're not a member simply "name + state/country".

See https://cwops.org/cwops-tests/

They're fun events, I try to take part in at least one of them each week.

73
Fabian, DJ5CW


Posted: 2022-03-16 16:13
Maybe a locator like mine here: jo62qo?
But if you've been doing this for a long time, you probably already know it. anyway, here is a link:

https://dxcluster.ha8tks.hu/hamgeocoding/



Posted: 2022-03-16 20:29
Thank a lot guys, maybe it is a contest, or something and I just didn't realize it. Definitely never starts with a letter though piepshow. For example: 599 Nr 36523. I'll try to listen closer to see if it is a contest or a skcc nunber. Could be an SKCC like mine would be NR 18716, and they just leave off the skcc. TNx again..Bob


Posted: 2022-03-17 13:08
Ah. OK. Yes, probably a contest. I don't listen to ham radio that much, but I've heard it before. At first I thought it was a counter but he always gave the same three-digit number. and from some other stations he got exactly the same back. strange thing. :)


Posted: 2022-04-05 16:36
Well, how did you solve the problem?


Posted: 2022-05-15 01:18
Yes, it is a real dumb question :) If you'll take some timeto listen that station, you'll find NR incrementing by one each next QSO. Yes, it definitely a contest. And, btw, you may hear a very fast "cq test" instead of long classic cqcqcqdepsek :)

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