[CQ-Contest] ARRL Rookie Contest

Ed K1EP k1ep.list at gmail.com
Sun Feb 14 11:18:50 PST 2010

At 2/14/2010 12:45 PM, Robert Chudek - K0RC wrote:

>Having some time to read reactions about the new Rookie Roundup contest, the
>only negative thing that crossed my mind would be the proportion of
>"Rookies" vs. "The rest of us". In other words, if there are 100 contesters
>to every 2 rookies, imagine the pileups for anyone signing /ROK on their
>callsign. They might as well be a P5.

What is the point in signing /ROK?  If scoring is on line and/or real 
time, then once again the sponsors will know who is a rookie and who 
is not.  Scoring will be appropriate and the rookie won't be 
inundated with a potentially unmanageable pileup.

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