[CQ-Contest] IARU rules

z.pitman at libertel.nl z.pitman at libertel.nl
Wed Jul 2 10:04:13 EDT 1997

On Mon, 30 Jun 1997, Bill Fisher, W4AN wrote:

> In CQ Magazine this month the rules of the IARU read as follows:
> Categories:  Single Operator, CW only, phone only, and mixed modes.
> Multi-Operator, single transmitter, mixed mode only.  Stations must remain
> on a band for at least 10 minutes.
> Now...  I read this to say that EVERYONE has to stay on a band for 10
> minutes once you have QSY'ed.  Even single-ops.  Am I wrong?  

No, hopefully you're right. "Stations" should mean a radio sites regardless of
the number of operators.

IMO, it should be 15 min's with 5 min's tolerance of the time-stamps on both
sides...(maybe ARRL should reset the records then...)

73s de HA1AG

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