[CQ-Contest] [N1MM] New RAC (ARRL contest) sections

Radio K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 15:59:21 PDT 2012

SweepStakes has always used Sections for mults.

Other ARRL tests (ARRL-DX and NAQP come to mind) use states, provinces/territories.

RAC contests have never used sections that I can recall.

Your cause for concern eludes me, as I find particular reason to abandon those conventions.

73, de Hans, K0HB

On Aug 8, 2012, at 11:39 AM, Steve London <n2icarrl at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, let me get this straight....
> RAC splits Ontario into 4 sections, but won't use those sections in RAC contests.
> ARRL (which is independent from RAC) does use those new sections in ARRL contests.
> Sorry, but I continue to believe that this is a poor decision by the ARRL. Maybe 
> it should be reconsidered by the ARRL Board of Directors at their January meeting.
> 73,
> Steve, N2IC
> On 08/08/2012 09:45 AM, Tom Haavisto wrote:
>> No
>> They will only appear in contests that use ARRL sections.  RAC Canada Day
>> and Winter contests use provinces as mults.
>> Tom - VE3CX
>> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Ted Edwards W3TB<w3tb.ted at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> **
>>> May I also assume that these sections are also used in Canadian contests
>>> such as the Canada Day events in December and July 1st?
>>> I had anticipated -- incorrectly -- that they would appear at Field Day and
>>> trained our new operators to watch for them.
>>> --
>>> 73 de Ted Edwards, W3TB and GØPWW
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