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DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005: New DXCC Entity Added
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 3, 1999
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD005
ARLD005: New DXCC Entity Added
The International Telecommunication Union, in its Operational Bulletin No. 685 of February 1, 1999, has allocated the callsign prefix E4 for use by Palestine. This is in accordance with the Resolution PLEN/3 of the Plenipotentiary Conference of the ITU held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1998.
Under the current DXCC List Criteria, Section 1, this callsign allocation meets the requirement of paragraph b.
Palestine will be added to the DXCC List effective October 1, 1999. Contacts made with E4 stations after February 1, 1999, will count for this new entity.
Under the DXCC rules, contacts with the deleted entity of Palestine made prior to June 30, 1968 do not count for this entity. There is no commonality of territory or administration.