[CQ-Contest] RDXC updated FAQ - Remote operation

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Wed Mar 2 11:35:20 PST 2011

Tom, I'm quite aware of cq-contest's less than universal readership, but 
still think that organizers of a major contest like RDXC would have 
someone watching for controversies of the sort this has caused.

I have, indeed, written to the organizers - and will report whatever 
they say.

73, Pete N4ZR

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On 3/2/2011 8:37 AM, Tom Frenaye wrote:
> At 07:37 AM 3/2/2011, N4ZR wrote:
>> This just about *has* to be a translation problem.  I can sympathize
>> with the RDXC organizers taking every step to ban the use of remote
>> receivers (remote from the transmitter).  However, the Russians have
>> always been at the cutting edge so far as contesting technology is
>> concerned, andI cannot imagine that they really intend to ban remote
>> operation where all radio transmitting and receiving is done at a single
>> site.
>> Where are the organizers?  Time to speak up.
> Pete -
> Don't assume cq-contest is the center of the universe.  The RDXC guys, as those who run other contests, don't all spend a lot of time monitoring reflectors, even this one.
> Questions about contest rules should always be sent directly to contest sponsors.  Their responses might be of enough interest to post here though!
>       -- Tom
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