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  • Doha_IRC

    02/06/2013 | New International Reply Coupon Introduced

    The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has introduced the newest model of the IRC: The Doha model -- so named for the 25th Universal Postal Congress that took place in Doha, Qatar in October 2012 -- will replace the current model, known as the Nairobi model.
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    11/06/2012 | USPS Seeks to Phase Out IRCs

    If the US Postal Service (USPS) gets its way, it will no longer sell International Reply Coupons (IRCs) after January 27, 2013.
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    08/06/2012 | ITU Assigns New Prefix for Niue: E6A-E6Z

    On August 3, the ITU updated its Table of International Call Sign Series to reflect a call sign change for Niue. The island will now have the entire E6 prefix block. Niue -- an island approximately 1700 miles northeast of New Zealand -- is a self-governin
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    04/30/2012 | 7O6T Yemen DXpedition to Get Underway Today

    The Daily DX is reporting that the 7O6T Yemen DXpedition will start 2100 UTC Monday, April 30 and will continue through 2100 UTC May 15. Yemen currently sits at #5 on DX Magazine’s most wanted list, behind North Korea, Navassa, Bouvet and Heard Island. Th
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    02/21/2012 | Republic of South Sudan Assigned Prefix

    After a wait of more than seven months after being accepted as a member of the United Nations, the Republic of South Sudan received its prefix block from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU): Z8. On July 14, 2011 -- after South Sudan’s admittan
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    12/05/2011 | Special Prefixes on Tap for Canadian Stations this December

    If you are a prefix hunter, take note: Stations in Canada will be sporting new prefixes. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the CBC and Radio Canada, radio amateurs in Canada have been granted permission to use special prefixes for the month of December
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