[CQ-Contest] Contest-Free Zones was: Re: Record Number of SAC CW Logs -- Now Grab YourMicrophones!
n4zr at contesting.com
Mon Oct 3 11:19:04 PDT 2011
Sorry Mats, I did not mean to cast aspersions on the SAC - I think the
same thing could be said with respect to contest-free zones in all
contests, or at least all single-mode contests. After all, the WARC
bands and the other modes are always available to non-contesters, as is
lots of spectrum within the contest bands and mode, except perhaps on
SSB during CQWW.
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 10/3/2011 1:34 PM, Mats Strandberg wrote:
> About contest-free segments, I see no problems at all with that. On
> the contrary, it shows that the organizers are keen to leave space for
> non-contesters to operate. Too many contest sponsors have a sloppy
> approach to contest-free segments. This causes a big irritation among
> non-contesters. I am definitely in favour of penalties for stations
> who do not follow the suggested segments of a contest.
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