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Subject: Re: [DNA] Re: Genographic Project Upload Tab - Now Available!
Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2005 23:50:39 +0000


Raymond in your case it sound like someone already in the Genographic Project matched you 12/12 otherwise they would had request an SNP from you.

Allen Hunt

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> Charles (and all):
>
> The determining factor for uploading to the project without a SNP test
> must be more complicated than this. I was assigned R1b by FTDNA, with
> nothing closer than 3-step matches for the first 12 markers. I score
> only 35 ("Fair") on Whit Athey's haplogroup predictor. However, FTDNA
> is certain enough of my haplogroup that I do NOT need a SNP test to
> upload to the genographic project. Go figure!
>
> Ray Whritenour
>
> P.S. - I DO have the "Greater Frisian" R1b diagnostic markers described
> by Ken Nordvedt.
>
> --------------------------------
>
> Ken:
>
> As I understand it inorder to do an upload without having to do a SNP
> test you must have an exact 12 marker match with others previously SNP
> tested and listed in the haplogroup tab section of your page at FTDNA.
> If you have 1 or 2 step off matches, while they may be able to estimate
> your haplogroup, they will not allow it to be uploaded to the
> Genographic Project without further verification, i.e., a SNP test. From
> what I understand there has not been a miscall with a 12/12 match to
> someone else previously SNP tested in FTDNA's database. So FTDNA will
> allow you to upload if you have the 12/12 match with someone previously
> SNP tested as reported in the haplogroup tab of your account page.
>
> Charles
>
>
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