tonno.vahk at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 03:58:02 EDT 2012
Trying to help a bit here.
What Randy meant by active was transmitting! So it is simple - not more than
2 signals in the air and 8 band changes.
But what Luc is asking and what is actually indeed a question is what is a
We have had the same issues about MS which are now cleared out because in MS
new 10 minute period starts when a QSO is made! Not from any transmission.
But what about M2?? Rules don't specify.
Does any transmission on a new band qualify as band change or it has to be a
Trying CQ with no answers on a new band and coming back is 2 band changes or
Asking a mult on the 3rd band to QSY to RUN band is 2 band changes or not?
From: CQ-Contest [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of
Randy Thompson K5ZD
Sent: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 7:39 AM
To: 'Luc Moreira'; 'Contest Reflector'
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] SKED
The concept of the Multi-Two category is very simple. Two stations. Only
two transmitted signals at any time. Each station can have 8 band changes
There is no minimum time to remain on a band. You can make one QSO and then
QSY to another band if you want.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CQ-Contest [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf
> Of Luc Moreira
> Sent: Sunday, October 21, 2012 5:08 PM
> To: k5zd at charter.net; Contest Reflector
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] SKED
> 2012/10/21 Randy Thompson K5ZD <k5zd at charter.net>:
> > You can only have two
> > bands active at one time in the M2 category
> thanks for answer. I forgot to mention it, but all questions refer to
> M/2 category.
> I'm not sure what make one band "active". I searched for definition on
> rules, but I couldn't find it. I don't want to guess what it's right
> from top of my head. So, I have two more questions:
> - I suppose when I transmit on one band it becomes "active" (I mean no
> QSO made, just TX), and when I stop transmit on that band, it's no
> longer "active", that's right?
> - What is minimal time to be on "active band" before I make a new
> "band active"?
> PS. I'm aware about max 8 band-changes for each transmitter (It means
> Running) on clock hour.
> 73, Luc
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