[CQ-Contest] Making New Contesters, & A Class for Old Ones.

Radio K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 16:53:19 EST 2015

Joe, your Elmer class is a BRILLIANT conception!  (No spots, no skimmer, just pure Radioman work.)

73, de Hans, K0HB

On Fri, Jan 16, 2015 at 1:37 PM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:

> I was thinking last night when I couldn't sleep. About two possible new 
> entry classes for some contests.
> As a guy that just can no longer do even a 24 hour Sweepstakes anymore. 
> The old body just can't do it.
> How about a new class for us old farts, a Multi Single.
> Not as multi op single transmitter, but as
> Multi op,, single op
> Huh?
> Think just like any single op class where a single op does all the work,
> But there is more than one operator, they take turns at the radio.
> Only one is at the radio operating at any time, but they take turns, 
> when the op gets tired someone else takes over.
> It is always just like a single OP in operation, except the operators 
> take turns.
> The other is the "Elmer" class
> This is close to single Op, where a single Operator is doing all the 
> radio work,
> BUT.........
> there is an "Elmer" sitting next to him helping them, giving advice, the 
> "Elmer" never actually operates the radio, they are there just to help 
> the newbie learn and do a contest.
> Thoughts?
> Joe WB9SBD
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