[CQ-Contest] Advantages not created equal

Richard DiDonna NN3W NN3W at prodigy.net
Wed Aug 18 17:25:11 EDT 2004

Not quite single op, but the one transmitter does act 
like a single op...

--- Original Message ---
From: "Richard DiDonna NN3W" <NN3W at prodigy.net>
To: "Bill Coleman" <aa4lr at arrl.net>, "Roy Maull" 
<rmaull at charter.net>
CC: cq-contest at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Advantages not created equal

>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 
>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
>>Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever 
>>             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901
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