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PostSubject: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed May 20, 2020 10:02 am

Forgive my ignorence, but what's the format for callsigns? For instance, My CT callsign is 26CT3362. How is this constructed and are there 'country specific' prefixes? Looked on the ham sites but couldn't find any rhyme or reason.

Lots of skip coming over from the continent last couple of days. Predominantly France and Italy.

73's. Zodian.
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PostSubject: Re: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed May 20, 2020 11:29 am

Zodian01 wrote:
Forgive my ignorence, but what's the format for callsigns?  For instance, My CT callsign is 26CT3362.  How is this constructed and are there 'country specific' prefixes?  Looked on the ham sites but couldn't find any rhyme or reason.

Lots of skip coming over from the continent last couple of days.  Predominantly France and Italy.

73's. Zodian.


Callsigns are composed of 3 parts. The first part is your "division" which identifies your country.....26 is England, 1 is Italy, 2 is USA, 14 is France, etc.
The second part (CT for example) is the club / group / organisation who issued the callsign.
The third part is your own individual identification number (3362 in your case).
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PostSubject: Re: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed May 20, 2020 11:36 am

Hi Zodian,

I found this link some time back that may be of some use.

http://ukspec.tripod.com/rf/cb/divs.html

Expands on the sound advice from Pagan above.

Hope it helps a little more.

73's
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PostSubject: Re: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed May 20, 2020 12:24 pm

Many thanks guys. Thanks for the link with the countries prefixes, just what I was looking for.

73's Ant (Zodian).
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PostSubject: Re: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed Jun 03, 2020 6:48 am

Good find Graeme, I have been looking for a point of reference myself until I become more familiar with division numbers.
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PostSubject: Re: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed Jun 03, 2020 6:52 am

Red Fox wrote:
Hi Zodian,

I found this link some time back that may be of some use.

http://ukspec.tripod.com/rf/cb/divs.html

Expands on the sound advice from Pagan above.

Hope it helps a little more.

73's
Graeme.

Very Handy, thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Understanding Callsigns   Understanding Callsigns Icon_minitimeWed Jun 03, 2020 9:28 am

Also there are many well organised 11 mtr clubs or groups,just like Charlie Tango. If you hadn’t joined here and been issued with a unit number it is bad news to just start using something you made up.
Reason for this is that you are probably using a call sign that’s already been issued to someone else!
As far as the Alpha Tango and Sugar Delta groups go you need to be a member for 10 years before you can get a 0 unit number,say 087 for example,or a county or regional director for 5 years.
Many other clubs give out 0 numbers with no qualification!
Sorry to confuse the situation but now you know what to listen for!
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