[CQ-Contest] Advantages not created equal

Richard DiDonna NN3W NN3W at prodigy.net
Tue Aug 17 23:16:23 EDT 2004

Well, for one, Field Day.

Rich NN3W

--- Original Message ---
From: Bill Coleman <aa4lr at arrl.net>
To: Roy Maull <rmaull at charter.net>
CC: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Advantages not created equal

>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 
>> 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 
>>         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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