[CQ-Contest] Category hopping

Rudy Bakalov r_bakalov at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 7 18:17:50 EST 2015

Another way of looking at their score is that despite having fewer ops and transmitters they did better than the other M/M teams.  It would be a problem if they ran M/M and then claimed M/2.

Also, there is a huge assumption here that everyone who claims CR3L are being unethical knows what the multiplier radio actually did. It is entirely possible that the mult radio worked everybody and this is not knowledge that can be gleaned from the 3830 post. Ditto for band changes.

Rudy N2WQ

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> On Dec 7, 2015, at 2:08 PM, Jeff Clarke <ku8e at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> If you do a spot check on CR3L on the DX Summit you will see they were never spotted on more than two bands at a time during the whole contest weekend. If they were really Mult-Multi wouldn't you think they would've been spotted more? Plus they had only 7 operators, which is about what they've had in past years when running M2X.
> Now category switching isn't illegal in the rules but don't you think that integrity is on everyone's mind after what happened last year? Maybe it should be added to the rules just like having a bad or wide signal is.
> Bad call CR3L team . Maybe you should provide an explanation like the one we were all waiting for from UT5UGR last year. Maybe you had a good reason for doing this?
> Jeff
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