[CQ-Contest] Packet Spotting Net's [was: Competing in the Daylight]
radiosporting at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 14 06:00:12 EDT 2005
> >You can't pick and choose which technological
> >advancements are or are
> >not cheating.
> There are very many of us who are clear that packet
> is not just a technological 'advancement', it is
> fundamentally not single-operator
Gentlemen. Please stop saying this. Is is at the
very least 'inaccurate' and leads people to become a
mode bigot (packet (AX.25) = bad?).
Packet is AX.25. It is a modulation mode and a
ditital communication protocol. One may engage a
simplex (non-digipeated) QSO using AX.25 for contest
credit (provided the event is not mode specific enough
to exclude it). Packet is not the issue.
Say what you mean: Packet Spotting Networks (PSN's if
you must abbreviate). But be sure to include all
types of spotting networks (including FM repeaters
that are used for such things).
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