I never missed one.
A much better rule extension would be to oblige the Russian stations to use
English language only.
I tried to participate 3 years ago, started on 160m and gave up after 30
minutes because I could not decipher their calls.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Art R8TX
DT> The contest world has nearly eliminated hand logs which eliminated
DT> only few contestants but forcing everyone who wants to be
DT> competitive to have rig control may be too much.
Too much for what? I really doubt you can name a couple of calls who
can pretend for top-three scores and whose stations do lack rig
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