[CQ-Contest] Proposal For Single Op and Single Op Assisted

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Wed Jun 4 10:52:23 EDT 2008

At 09:17 AM 6/4/2008, Joe Subich, W4TV wrote:

>Pete writes:
> > 2.  Why not respect the technological interest of the
> > potential Skimmer user and call the second single-op
> > class "Single Op Unlimited"?  That gets away from the
> > pejorative connotations of "Assisted".
>Quite simply, local skimmers do not belong in the same
>category as packet/internet spotting.  Skimmer is a
>second receiver and CW decoder while packet/internet are
>assistance from other operators (multi-operator) and remote
>There is a substantial qualitative and factual difference
>between skimmer and packet.

And that, Joe, simply demonstrates why we need to get away from the term 

73, Pete N4ZR


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