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Re: [VHFcontesting] VHF contesting yesterrday vs today

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Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] VHF contesting yesterrday vs today
From: Alan Larson <wa6azp@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 09:57:24 -0700
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from Ed Kucharski

> Mixed Mode Category" (potentially two contacts with the same station on
the same band; Phone or CW AND Digital). This category is a combination of
"Legacy" [phone or CW]   AND  " Digital" similar to the rules associated
with ARRL 10m Contest.

No.  There should be no addition to generate higher scores by using
digital.  Digital already allows small stations to work where they
previously wouldn't, making the analog stations less competitive.  Allowing
the mixed stations to work locals a second time is simply wrong.

> Phone/CW contacts can NOT be made on  frequencies recognized for digital
modes and all digital contacts MUST be made on recognized frequencies used
for digital modes ONLY. All the other rules and scoring will remain the

Presently not an issue.  Not allowing them to use that frequency to make
two contacts with the same station makes this a non-issue.  Placing
additional restrictions on analog stations to solve the digital problem is

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