[CQ-Contest] Advantages not created equal
aa4lr at arrl.net
Tue Aug 17 20:03:11 EDT 2004
On Aug 17, 2004, at 9:42 AM, Roy Maull wrote:
> The ten minute rule was applied to the SO class to squash the
> "so called" SO2R advantage.
What contest implements a 10 minute rule for single operators?
> It originated for the MOST class with multiple radios to preclude
> their operating much like a MOMT station.
> Although the SO2R station was inconvenienced a bit by this
> rule, the true SO1R small station that primarily works S&P was the
> most severely impacted. It hampers the flexibility needed to maximize
> the score by chasing mults from band to band as needed.
> I have always considered this the worst rule ever applied to
> the SO class.
There's no need to limit the band changes for single operators. The
operator is the limitation, not band changes.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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