[CQ-Contest] Assisted or multi op.?

aldewey at aol.com aldewey at aol.com
Tue Jul 13 06:08:36 PDT 2010

I recall this same issue from the RTTY Roundup.  If I understand the rules correctly for these ARRL contests,
this effectively rules out operating SO2R while using packet.  I am hoping that this will be something that league 
will ask the CAC to evaluate because it has never made sense to me.

I agree that a Single Op Assisted category is needed here.


Al, K0AD

-----Original Message-----
From: Pete Smith <n4zr at contesting.com>
To: Jimk8mr at aol.com; reflector cq-contest <CQ-Contest at Contesting.COM>
Sent: Tue, Jul 13, 2010 7:12 am
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Assisted or multi op.?

I think I probably did - I wasn't serious in any case.  Maybe I'll 
ubmit as a check log to make the point that they need an Assisted category.
73, Pete N4ZR
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n 7/13/2010 7:37 AM, Jimk8mr at aol.com wrote:
 If you enter as Multi-Single, I hope you followed the ten minute on a 
 band rule.  And that's ten minutes on the same mode as well as same band.
 Off hand, I believe the ARRL contests where packet gets classed into 
 Multi-Single are single band contests where a 10 minute rule does not 
 There really is a big no-man's land in IARU for packet users.
 73  -  Jim  K8MR
 In a message dated 7/13/2010 7:04:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, 
 n4zr at contesting.com writes:

     It's sort of funny the way the rule is worded - as if using spotting
     assistance is shameful.  Several ARRL contests don't have a single-op
     assisted category, but they classify single op + packet as
     just as IARU does, but without the pejorative tone.  I'm entering as

     73, Pete N4ZR

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