For 50% of the operators at WRTC the only qualification needed is to be a
friend of a team leader...no SO2R required :)
--- On Fri, 7/1/11, Bill Tippett <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Bill Tippett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] SO2R Skills and WRTC
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Friday, July 1, 2011, 3:49 PM
> NQ6N wrote:
> > Nobody can deny that a SO2R takes great skill and so
> respect ops who win this way.
> Just an observation
> regarding SO2R and WRTC. IMHO SO2R
> skills have nothing to do with WRTC skills where each
> uses 1 radio on 1 band at a time. Yet most
> qualification contests
> are dominated by SO2R results since that's the best way to
> multiband events.
> Isn't this is
> analogous to having the qualifying heats for
> F1 racing based on NASCAR results? Doesn't make sense
> to me.
> 73, Bill W4ZV
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