Unfortunately we are talking about the same- the non-assisted category that
attempts to freeze time and technological progress and perpetuate "the man and
his radio" philosophy. The category lacks guiding principles and applies random
rules- n1mm is ok, but the scoreboard is not, check partial is ok, but RBN, is
There is a good reason why such discussions occur fairly frequently.
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> On Apr 3, 2016, at 4:36 PM, Steve London <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think you have misinterpreted my response. We are talking about the
> unassisted category. While it is up the the contest directors and managers to
> make a ruling, I would imagine that for the assisted category, the real-time
> scoreboard would be allowed.
> Steve, N2IC
>> On 04/03/2016 02:09 PM, Rudy Bakalov wrote:
>> Do consider your response in the context of the previous widely popular
>> thread on attracting youth to contesting. The realtime scoreboard makes
>> contesting a contest for many ops that do not stand a chance to get top
>> ranking. They pick a competitor and try to outscore them based on the
>> scoreboard. It is the scoreboard that makes contesting fun for those who use
>> Virtually all other sports evolve and develop new techniques and
>> technologies. Why is contesting any different and tries to promote
>> Further, if organizers really want to impose rules that slow innovation,
>> they should develop a set of guiding principles and objectives. Right now
>> many of the restrictions are arbitrary.
>> Let contesting innovate before it joins the dinosaurs.
>> Rudy N2WQ
>> Sent using a tiny keyboard. Please excuse brevity, typos, or inappropriate
>>> On Apr 3, 2016, at 2:41 PM, Steve London <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> My response to contest directors and managers is: change the rules for next
>>> year so that it is not allowed in the future.
>>> Steve, N2IC
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