[CQ-Contest] Time Off Rule

Jon Ogden jono at enteract.com
Fri Sep 17 10:27:58 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?
>This isn't meant to be an argument "for" or "against"
>but just a query into the thinking behind the rule.

I think its because they want the single op to get some sleep!  That way 
if something goes wrong with your linear you'll be awake enough to 
remember to turn off the HV before going into the cabinet!



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