[RTTY] ARRL RTTY
w8aks55 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 19:41:07 PST 2010
I second Jim's proposal. That would even the playing field which is tilted
at the present time.
My .02 also.
From: rtty-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:rtty-bounces at contesting.com]On
Behalf Of James Colville
Sent: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 02:16
To: K5NZ at aol.com
Cc: rtty at contesting.com
Subject: Re: [RTTY] ARRL RTTY
Here's what I don't like....
That single ops can run 2 radios and compete against those of us that choose
not to run 2 radios.
I think that 2 radio contesting should put you into the multi transmitter
On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 5:15 PM, <K5NZ at aol.com> wrote:
> As the landscape of a contest changes I think tweaks are a good thing for
> Sent to ARRL Contest Branch:
> First, thanks for supporting this fine contest!
> Next I would like to submit for your consideration the addition of another
> category. In the past several years the participation in the contest has
> increased every year. I would like to suggest the addition of a M2 or MM
> category. Some of the "mega" stations are now finding the fun in RTTY
> putting together teams for this event. Why not give them a better venue
> compete while leaving the MS class for stations more suited for this
> I think this would keep the MS, for those with more limited resources,
> very competitive and not disadvantage them having to compete with the big
> stations. It would also give the MM stations more to do with the
> they have assembled. As I have said many times, I think RTTY will be the
> "new" CW as far as rate because so many casual operators are enjoying the
> mode. And after last weekend with rates in the 180's, I think it is
> I hope you will consider this addition, I will step up and offer to
> the plaque for this category the first year if you decide to add it.
> Mike Hance K5NZ
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