[CQ-Contest] Skimmer for S/O in IARU

hank k8dd k8dd at arrl.net
Mon Jun 2 11:38:55 EDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 9:24 AM, Jim George <n3bb at mindspring.com> wrote:

> The current headline from Radio-Sport.net indicated the Skimmer will be
> allowed in the IARU by S/O competitors. Assuming that is correct, that is a
> total game-changer. The WPX was not a contest where packet was going to
> make a huge difference over a good SO2R station and operator. But the IARU
> is different, with access to more multipliers and even simple QSOs making a
> significant difference compared with "normal" SO2R. Personally, I am very
> disappointed in the ARRL for allowing this.

Jim ....

The IARU allows skimmer, not the ARRL.  They say they are NOT one in the

Well ..... that's what they say.

In any event, I agree with you.

73    Hank    K8DD


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