[SCCC] VHF contest category

Phil Minch ki4mug at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 13:02:08 EDT 2018

It was fun anyway.  With the increasing popularity of FT8 and future
digital modes, maybe the rules will change.  From what I've seen, FT8 looks
boring.  It's like the robot that eliminates your job.

Phil K6MUG

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 9:04 AM, Marty Woll <n6vi at socal.rr.com> wrote:

> Hi, Phil.
> First, thanks for the contacts on multiple bands last weekend.  As to your
> comment. except for the FM-only category, all entry classes  - not just the
> there-banders - are mixed-mode, and we all compete with digitally equipped
> stations even if we don't have it ourselves.  I would be interested to see
> whether any mostly-FT8 ops in this region did any better on 6m than I did
> using only phone and CW or whether they worked grids that I never heard.
> 73,
> Marty N6VI
> .
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SCCC [mailto:sccc-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Phil Minch
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 8:17 AM
> To: Southern Cal Contest Club
> Subject: [SCCC] VHF contest category
> My entry is officially entered as MODE; MIXED because that's the only way
> the 3 band entry can be entered.  I was phone only, so it looks like I'm
> now competing with the FT8 crowd,  I guess I'll have to start using that if
> I want to be competitive.
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