"Hats off to those that have the ability to use any legitimate technology to
able them to compete at a higher level."
Packet radio is a legitimate technology yet most contests put use of that
into a separate class.
----- Original Message -----
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, January 24, 2003 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Again?
> In a message dated 1/24/2003 1:17:11 PM US Mountain Standard Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> > Let me make sure I understand you correctly: SO2R operation was
> > developed from the existing rule set, and now those same rules
> > years later are "grossly unfair" to the SO1R contest participant?
> > We should change the rules to inhibit competitive operating
> > practices, developed within those same rules, when the raison d'etre
> > of radio contesting is just that: to develop operator ability?
> > Twilight zone, man, twilight zone.
> > Scott Robbins, W4PA
> Hi Scott;
> Was SO2R really "developed" from an existing tules set or did it simply
> evolve via technology and rules interpretation? I can recall big time
> W4KFC and W9IOP in the 50s operating what now would be called SO2R. The
> technology was just different then.
> Hats off to those that have the ability to use any legitimate technology
> able them to compete at a higher level. I doubt I could do a effective
> thing, even if I had the system for it. But I sure admire those that can!
> 73,Bob K8IA
> Mesa, Arizona USA
> near the Superstition Mtns
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