[CQ-Contest] Time Off Rule

Ron Wetjen wd4ahz at gte.net
Fri Sep 17 15:44:27 EDT 1999

K0HB - Hans wrote:
> Why do many contests specify maximum operating time
> (usually for single ops) which is less than the total
> contest period?

It would be my guess, to put a little more strategy into chosing on/off
times.  Straight 24 or 48 hours, doesn't take much planning (except if
you take some time to sleep).  But, with a time limit if you plan wrong,
you might miss an opening somewhere! Of course, I've never done that!  


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