[CQ-Contest] Monitor Your Steam Out - save some for the Contest!
vu2ptt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 06:06:24 PDT 2011
All you lucky guys - in VU2 we just got permission for 400w on all bands -
catch is this is INPUT power to finals :)
73 de Prasad VU2PTT
On Oct 19, 2011 10:41 PM, "Phillip" <zl2tze at yahoo.com.au> wrote:'
> Yea and us Kiwis get 500 and the VKs get 400 and both National bodies are
> trying to get it increased ..
> Shame there are no sections for restricted out puts like ZL 500 w / VK
> w in most contests its either
> 100 ( LP ) and the rest is High power up to 1500 watts and any more than
> 100 falls into the high power and I assume that the organisers etc
> HIGH power up to the USA max of 1500 watts for all when it is not !!
> I just wish that those that run High power cleaned out their EARS so that
> they can hear us tiddlers when they are 5 x 9 + 40 !!!
> There are a few in BV etc etc and other places ..
> So its building steam up slowly so here's hoping we get a bigger boiler
> we get close to 1.5 Kw but as I understand it we are going for
> 1 Kw and I think the VKs are similar .
> There should be no interpretations of country regulations, these are set
> law and any measurements taken to determine
> power output should be per that countries regulations ..
> This is where a lot of issues arise its the " interpretations" when you
> should be dealing with the legal requirement and the countries
> Radio Regulations ..
> All interpretations end up being interpreted differently by others !!!
> the written law is clear unless challenged in a court of law.
> 73 Phillip
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Mats Strandberg
> Date: 20/10/2011 01:44:55
> To: Jukka Klemola
> Cc: cq-contest
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Monitor Your Steam Out - save some for the
> Hello Jukka!
> Thanks for the clarification. I hope the ongoing discussions will end up
> something even better for CQWW 2012. We all live in a world with different
> regulations and different approach how to interpret them, but the
> is that we contesters seem to overlook the differences in national
> regulation and focus on how the contest organizer wish to put things. Even
> if the US is allowed to use 1500 Watts and we "Russians" are only allowed
> use 1000 Watts... this does not in reality make all that much difference.
> The important is that we understand that total 1500 Watts into the antenna
> feeder (at the output of the amplifier) is total power. If we split 1500
> Watts into three antennes for some reason - an average of 500 Watts goes
> into each antenna.
> 73 de RA/SM6LRR, Mats
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