[CQ-Contest] Field Day class question
k8cc at comcast.net
Sun Jun 27 14:23:55 PDT 2010
I am on the CAC and I can assure you, we don't make the rules. Our role
is to "advise" the director who appointed us (which is the "A" in "CAC").
I suspect that the Membership Services Committee (MSC) establishes the
KI9A at aol.com wrote:
> Who makes the rules for FD? is it the CAC?
> Reason I'm asking this, is to try to find out why they removed the VHF
> station from class 1A a few years ago.
> Here are my thoughts on allowing 1A to regain the VHF station: Our club,
> like many others is aging. Getting guys out to set up ( and operate) a full
> blown 2A station is really getting tough these days. In order to be
> competitive ( we ALL like to do well! ), you need to set up 4 stations for a 2A
> effort. GOTA, VHF, and 2 HF. That takes a heck of a commitment.
> You say, well, just do a 1A effort? Sure, then you have a folks getting
> bored sitting around.
> If the ARRL let the 1A class use either a GOTA, or a VHF station, that
> would really increase participation, or, am I dreaming?
> All in all, WHY did they remove it? Seems like a dumb idea to me!
> 73- Chuck KI9A
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