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Re: [CQ-Contest] News #11 - WRTC2014 Competition Rules Released for Revi

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] News #11 - WRTC2014 Competition Rules Released for Review
From: Luc Moreira <py8azt@dxbrasil.net>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2012 16:11:05 -0300
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Last WRTC, I learned from the selection criteria how to pave my road to TL.
I'm full committed with PW7T team, so I could use my M/2 efforts to compose
my selection final score and chose some specific events to do Single-Op.

Then, new selection criteria for WRTC2014 says M/2 worth less points than
M/S. Since WRTC operation would be similar to M/S style, just one signal on
the air, that makes sense.

New rules pop up and WRTC2014 will be a pure M/2 style event, but selection
criteria penalize M/2 efforts. That's not making sense anymore.

I know, that is my case only and that is not bothering me. But would be
great If selection criteria mimics WRTC operation style.

73, Luc
PW7T Team member
WRTC.2006 Brazilian Referee
WRTC.2010 Brazilian Team Leader
PY8AZT (also PT7AG, R37U, ZY7C, PX8C, ZZ8Z)
LABRE, ARRL, CWJF & Fortaleza DX Group Member

2012/5/18 Randy Thompson K5ZD <k5zd@charter.net>

> (http://www.wrtc2014.org/wrtc2014-competition-rules-released-for-review/)
> Windham,NH
> May 18, 2012
> WRTC2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship
> competition announced that a draft of the competition rules has been made
> available for review. These are the rules that will be followed by the
> onsite competitors. There will be a 30 day open review period.
> The new rules can be viewed at http://www.wrtc2014.org/contest/wrtc-rules/
> .
> Comments, suggestions, and corrections are welcome during the comment
> period
> and should be sent by email to rules@wrtc2014.org. The comment period will
> close on June 18, 2012. The final rules will be released before July 1,
> 2012.
> Andy Blank, N2NT, Director of the WRTC2014 Rules Committee said, "With
> competitors from around the world and different interpretations of the
> English text, we felt it was important that everyone get a chance to review
> the rules and provide comment before the final version is released. We look
> forward to feedback from the contest community."
> The rules are very similar to those used at WRTC 2010 in Russia. The most
> significant change is in rule 16.2.4 that allows both radios to transmit at
> any time.
> About WRTC2014
> The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) is held every four years and
> consists of approximately 50 two-person teams of amateur radio operators
> from around the world competing in a test of operating skill. Unlike most
> on-the-air competitions, all stations are required to use identical
> antennas
> from the same geographic region, eliminating all variables except operating
> ability. Previous WRTCs have been held in Seattle(1990), San
> Francisco(1996), Slovenia(2000), Finland(2002), Brazil(2006), and
> Russia(2010). More information is available at www.wrtc2014.org or contact
> WRTC Chairman, Doug Grant, K1DG, via e-mail at k1dg@wrtc2014.org.
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