[CQ-Contest] Assisted or multi op.?

Joe nss at mwt.net
Tue Jul 13 07:47:20 PDT 2010

I'd like to see a like Field Day B class  two person.  for us old timers 
that are getting too old to stay up and run a full contest anymore.  Yet 
don't have enough local interest to be a true multi op station,  Just 
you and your buddy  type of operation would be a blast!


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On 7/13/2010 7:32 AM, Timothy Coker wrote:
> I'll be getting kicked to a checklog due to the 10 minute rule. I don't
> really care as I wasn't competing. I was more interested in having fun
> improving my cw skills and handing out points.
> I also think there should be an assisted category.
> Tim, N6WIN.
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 5:12 AM, Pete Smith<n4zr at contesting.com>  wrote:
>> I think I probably did - I wasn't serious in any case.  Maybe I'll
>> submit as a check log to make the point that they need an Assisted
>> category.
>> 73, Pete N4ZR
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>> On 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
>>> exist.
>>> 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
>>>      multi-single,
>>>      just as IARU does, but without the pejorative tone.  I'm entering as
>>>      multi-single.
>>>      73, Pete N4ZR
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