[CQ-Contest] Defining CQ's Operating Time

k3bu at optonline.net k3bu at optonline.net
Fri Sep 22 10:12:52 EDT 2006

Dave, K1TTT wrote:
>>In at least some contests there is the phrase 'listening time counts as
operating time'... which is of course meant to stop time limited classes
from listening for an opening or scanning bands for multipliers while they
are in their 'off' time. 
Looks like time to update the wording and replace "listening" with "monitoring".
I can monitor the band by watching the IC781 band scope or waterfall display on SDR without "listening" while having audio turned down or off. 
Just another point to fine tune :-)

Yuri Blanarovich, K3BU

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