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Country List Committee Report, September 2008

Country List Questions

NASWA’s Country List Committee periodically gets questions regarding the use of the list which the committee is mandated to maintain. As the CLC’s chairman, I try to answer these questions in this occasional column.

Here are several questions received recently:

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Country List Committee Report, May 2006

Country List Clarification

NASWA’s Country List Committee is aware of some concerns regarding the use of the club’s standard Country List for purposes of the Scoreboard column and the Awards program. Hopefully, this will clarify the situation.

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Country List Committee Report, March 1999

The Country List Committee is pleased to announce the addition of Puerto Rico to the NASWA Country List as a radio country.

A majority of the seven member committee approved the addition.

The decision is based on information from an official source, Wayne E. Eternicka, broadcast operations specialist at the Department of the Navy, Naval Media Center, Washington, DC, that recent broadcasts of AFRTS programming on 6,458.5 kHz, were from a Navy transmitter located in Puerto Rico.

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Country List Committee Report, November 1997

The New “Old” Radio Country List

The new 1998 edition of the NASWA Radio Country List is ready! A print copy of this 8.5×11 inch, 3-hole-punched booklet is available from the Company Store (Kris Field, 705 Gregory Drive, Horsham, PA 19044) for just $3.00.

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Country List Committee Report, December 1996

Another New Country

By Don Jensen, Chairman

Earlier this year, the seven-member NASWA Country List Committee added two new countries: Moldavian S.S.R. (Pridnestrovie) and Konigsberg (European R.S.F.S.R.)(Kaliningrad).

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Country List Committee Report, August 1996

Two New Countries

By Don Jensen

For the past few months, the NASWA Country List Committee has been studying and discussing the radio country situation in Russia. Traditionally, NASWA’s list has included what were formerly known as USSR union republics as separate radio countries, with the huge Russian RSFSR further divided into separate European and Asian components. For a long while, this was considered unacceptably avant garde (or perhaps just plain wrongheaded) by DXers elsewhere in the world, who preferred to count the USSR as a single radio country.

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