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From: KWIDELITZ@delphi.com (KWIDELITZ@delphi.com)
Date: Tue Nov 9 21:10:39 1993
Whoops, Gave my band breakdown but not total QSOs.

AB6FO, LOW POWER, LAX 1075 X 76 = 163,400

>From Takao Kumagai <je1cka@asuka.aerospace-lab.go.jp>  Wed Nov 10 10:55:05 1993
From: Takao Kumagai <je1cka@asuka.aerospace-lab.go.jp> (Takao Kumagai)
Subject: JIDX contest rule
Message-ID: <9311100155.AA26814@asuka.aerospace-lab.go.jp>

I had some emails that the JIDX contest rule was not announced on neither
QST nor CQ. So the followings are the complete rule;

Japan International DX contest PH

DATE:Nov.12 2300z~ 13 2300z
Band: 75, 40, 20, 15 & 10m ph
    (no 160m ph is allowed because of 5khz band width in Japan)
category:Sop single band, Sop multi band
        Mop single Tx
Number:(for DX) RS+serial nr from 001
Point: JA+JD1 qsos are effective
       75:2pts, 40~15:1pt, 10:2pts
        same station can be worked on different bands
Multi: JA prefecture(47)+JD1(Ogasawara)+JD1(Marcus)+JD1(Okinotorishima)
        = 50multis on each band, totaly 250mults on all 5bands.
Papers: Printed Log + summary sheet
        if you work 200+ stns on one band or 500+ stns total, dupe check
        sheet (any type) would be submitted together with above papers.
Award: multiple awards and plaques are prepared
Deadline: postmarked no later than Dec. 31 '93
Send to JIDXcontest, Five Nine Magazine
        P O Box 59, Kamata, Tokyo 144

de Tack je1cka

>From Brian Bogh <0006125879@mcimail.com>  Wed Nov 10 06:16:00 1993
From: Brian Bogh <0006125879@mcimail.com> (Brian Bogh)
Subject: ss cw score
Message-ID: <10931110061601/0006125879NA1EM@mcimail.com>

n7lox cw low power= 718 q's by 76 sections missed ve6 and 10 meters

>From Robert A. Wilson" <n6tv@vnet.IBM.COM  Wed Nov 10 08:55:28 1993
From: Robert A. Wilson" <n6tv@vnet.IBM.COM (Robert A. Wilson)
Subject: Two-radio operation in SS -- legal?

I have always assumed that using two radios in the SS is perfectly
legal, as long as you have just one signal on the air at a time.  But
then someone told me they had come to a different conclusion, so I
re-read rule 6C:

  "The use of two or more transmitters simultaneously is not allowed."

Indeed, this wording is so vague that one could argue that adjusting
the frequency of a second transmitter, or tuning it up, or having it
in "standby" mode, all constitutes "use of two or more transmitters
simultaneously," and violates the rules.  It could also mean that
multi-single stations are not allowed to have two operators using two
rigs simultaneously on different bands, alternating between them,
because even if they are careful not to transmit simultaneously, both
transmitters are being "used" simultaneously.  Without definitions
of the words "use" and "transmitters," it is hard to know what was

So Billy, KR1R, how do you interpret this rule?  Since the present
rule can be interpreted either way, it really wouldn't be fair to
disqualify anyone until the rule can be clarified.  Whatever you tell
us probably shouldn't apply until the 1994 SS.

Let's suppose the intent is to prevent simultaneous transmission on
more than one frequency at a time.  If that is the case, then someday
someone might try a very high speed pulse switching system, so that
technically, in any one microsecond, there is only one signal on the
air at a time.  Would that be legal in SS?  (I don't really know if
this is practical with today's technology, so the question may be

Before everyone argues pro or con, let's give KR1R a chance to respond.

Bob, N6TV

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