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Re: [CQ-Contest] List of WRTCstations/Results/Overspottinganditsimpact

To: "K1TTT" <K1TTT@ARRL.NET>, "'CQ CONTEST'" <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] List of WRTCstations/Results/Overspottinganditsimpact
From: "Radio K0HB" <kzerohb@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:53:46 -0000
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No David, I understand your proposals clearly.

Those proposals seek to impose specific operating limitations on the 
operators, restricting their range of choices during the competition. For 
that reason they are counter to the spirit of WRTC.

This is not a specialized outing like the Sprint; it is the WRTC, and by 
design tests a much broader scope of operator knowledge and skills.  Choice 
of specific operating frequencies, or how long to milk a run QRG, may well 
be crucial minutiae in the suite of tricks of some particular individual, 
and restricting them could diminish the ability of that person to compete.

I repeat again, for emphasis.  " The players "on the field" should run 
unfettered, free to succeed (or not) without "operating regulations" such as 
you propose."

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> But you misunderstood my proposals, none of them would limit band changes,
> only the specific frequencies or how long one could cq on a specific
> frequency.  This is a common element in sprints already today which many
> operators find an interesting challenge.  Adding some variation of that to
> wrtc may help equalize the spotting field, if indeed that is desirable.

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