I've had situations on a second radio where it has reset (Orion) and the
radio will poll the band but not the exact frequency. Apparently radio
hardware resets or erros are not permitted in RDXC now....
73 Rich NN3W
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Widelitz" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2011 6:18 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Not a Serious Contester Definition
>I must stand corrected. From a few posts to the reflector and a couple
> directly to me, there are serious contesters who don't use CAT control. I
> apologize to those I offended.
> However, apparently, there are not ANY serious contesters who don't use
> computer logging. Now, would that have been the case not all that long
> I would guess that at some point in the future all serious contesters will
> have CAT control.
> I personally can't imagine having to remember to manually change band
> settings in my logging program and manually change filters every time I
> change bands, especially running SO2R, but if that is what you like to do
> need to do, more power to you. If you have a CAT capable radio, adding CAT
> control is relatively inexpensive and will definitely add to your score
> because you won't lose that mult where you forgot to change the band in
> The Russians appear to be on the leading edge of fighting to eliminate
> cheating in contests. I don't particularly like the rule about allowing
> use of spotting networks in the single op category, but it is their
> and their rules. It does absolutely eliminate the possibility of running
> assisted and claiming unassisted.
> 73, Ken, K6LA / VY2TT
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