New Sprint Rules
Robert A. Wilson
n6tv at vnet.IBM.COM
Wed Jul 7 00:41:41 EDT 1993
For reference, here is the exact wording of the new NA Sprint rules:
1) Simultaneous transmission on more than one frequency is prohibited.
2) All contacts must be sent and received using means requiring
real-time human intervention, detection, and initiation.
3) Once a participant is required to move frequency, another QSO cannot
be made on the vacated frequency until or unless at least one subsequent
QSO is made on a new frequency at least 1 kHz or 5kHz (as appropriate,
based on the current rules for QSY pertaining to CQing and answering a
station) from the vacated frequency.
I do not understand the intent of rule 2). Ban tape recorders? Ban gadgets
that copy CW? Ban computers and keyers that send CQ, pause, and send CQ
again, without operator intervention?
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