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Re: [CQ-Contest] Please DO SOMETHING!

To: lu5dx@yahoo.com, cq-contest@contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Please DO SOMETHING!
From: Jimk8mr@aol.com
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 09:52:49 EDT
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In a message dated 7/18/2007 9:43:07 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,  lu5dx@y
ahoo.com writes:

I mean,  how is it possible for a single op, single mode, to work only 9 
mults less  than the best of all the Multi Single stations (in terms of mults). 

It is possible because of the 10 minute rule for multi single  stations.  And 
that rule covers not just switching bands, but switching  modes on the same 
It is usually poor strategy for a multi single station to switch band/mode  
to grab a multiplier, if that forces it to give up running on the only band 
that  is open. (mostly 20 meters last weekend).  Not a problem for a single  
operator station.
73   -  Jim  K8MR
(who spent a few hours at K8AZ M/S in IARU).

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