[CQ-Contest] Changing categories

David Robbins K1TTT k1ttt at arrl.net
Tue Feb 20 16:31:49 EST 2007

> > Worked one well-known contester today, who was part of the DX multi-op
> team
> > in the last weekend's contest. When I asked what category they were in
> he
> > refused to answer saying that they won't reveal it until after LOG's
> > submission deadline, so the competitors "won't have a chance to adjust
> and
> > change their categories".
> >
> > Is this something new? I know some people NEVER post their scores on
> 3830...
> > Should we all who attempt to make top ten NOT do this?
> There is a practical solution to solve this problem.
> Just as NAQP & Sprint teams must "Register" before the event, any SO, M/S,
> M/2, or M/M entry seeking to submit a post-event log in hopes of winning
> something needs to "Register" their category status with the Sponsor up to
> a One Hour cutoff before the checkered flag starts.  If logs can be
> submitted electronically, so can registration be done.
> Out of the Country?  Not a problem...have a Stateside pal do it for you
> after your on-air sked 1.1 hours before starting time.

Require use of the real time scoreboard!  Then the score and class is
declared right up front.

David Robbins K1TTT
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