Well the IARU test has some unique rules.
#1 the single op-assisted class being absent.
#2 a multi-single handicap rule that is archane by not allowing a different
station to chase mults.
#3 HQ monster competition
Its still a fun contest.
73 Rich NN3W
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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Assisted or multi op.?
> I recall this same issue from the RTTY Roundup. If I understand the rules
> correctly for these ARRL contests,
> this effectively rules out operating SO2R while using packet. I am hoping
> that this will be something that league
> will ask the CAC to evaluate because it has never made sense to me.
> I agree that a Single Op Assisted category is needed here.
> Al, K0AD
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> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Assisted or multi op.?
> I think I probably did - I wasn't serious in any case. Maybe I'll
> ubmit as a check log to make the point that they need an Assisted
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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> n 7/13/2010 7:37 AM, Jimk8mr@aol.com wrote:
> If you enter as Multi-Single, I hope you followed the ten minute on a
> band rule. And that's ten minutes on the same mode as well as same band.
> Off hand, I believe the ARRL contests where packet gets classed into
> Multi-Single are single band contests where a 10 minute rule does not
> There really is a big no-man's land in IARU for packet users.
> 73 - Jim K8MR
> In a message dated 7/13/2010 7:04:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> It's sort of funny the way the rule is worded - as if using spotting
> assistance is shameful. Several ARRL contests don't have a single-op
> assisted category, but they classify single op + packet as
> just as IARU does, but without the pejorative tone. I'm entering as
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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