[CQ-Contest] Self Spotting
ve4xt at mts.net
ve4xt at mts.net
Mon Mar 5 15:35:11 EST 2007
Specific contest rules do override the general rules, but only when the
specific contest rules and general rules are in disagreement.
When the specific contest rules are silent on certain issues, the general
rules then prevail.
> From: <ku8e at bellsouth.net>
> Date: 2007/03/05 Mon PM 01:22:52 CST
> To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Self Spotting
> It also says the rules for a specific contest override the general rules,
which is one of the rules George quoted.
> Does that mean the statement for SOA and multi-ops in the actual ARRL
DX Contest rules
> "2.2.1.Use of spotting assistance or nets (operating arrangements
involving other individuals, DX-alerting nets, packet, etc) not physically
located at the station IS permitted." can be interepted that
> you CAN self spot ?? Especially the part about "operating
arrangements involving other individuals"
> > From: George Fremin III <geoiii at kkn.net>
> > Date: 2007/03/05 Mon PM 01:53:01 EST
> > To: ku8e at bellsouth.net
> > CC: cq-contest at contesting.com
> > Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Self Spotting
> > On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 11:13:06AM -0500, ku8e at bellsouth.net
> > >
> > > It appears from the rules that while self-spotting is frowned upon
> > > it is only a violation of the rules in ARRL DX if you are Single -
> > > Op - Unassisted.
> > It is in the rules and it is no allowed.
> > http://www.arrl.org/contests/announcements/rules-all.html
> > 3.14. In contests where spotting nets are permissible, spotting your
> > own station or requesting another station to spot you is not
> > permitted.
> > The ARRL rules were split up into several parts in an effort to save
> > space when printing them in QST. But they should be put back
> > so you do not have to go to diffrent places on the web. ie. all the
> > rules should be in each contest's rules.
> > --
> > George Fremin III - K5TR
> > geoiii at kkn.net
> > http://www.kkn.net/~k5tr
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