[VHFcontesting] Re: VHFcontesting Digest, Vol 14, Issue 31

Tree tree at kkn.net
Wed Feb 25 19:41:58 EST 2004

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 08:38:04PM -0500, Stanka1ze at aol.com wrote:

>     I am not in favor of going back to the old scoring rules. It created 
> inflated scores then and will do so again if we return. I don't like the idea of 
> having someone judge my score based some soft language that does not condone 
> circling. Unless we say YOU CAN'T DO IT I have no problem with those who want to 
> do it. An idea to make it less attractive might be to not be to require 15min 
> of off time between contacts when changing grids. This wouldn't have much 
> impact on most Rovers, but would really slow down the circlers. 1 intersection 
> with 2 Rovers requires 16 grid changes. 16 X 15min = 4hours of wasted time. I 
> thing this would douse the flames on anyone wanting to circle. There would be no 
> need to judge your motives or whether you operated within the spirit of the 
> rules, we would just check the time off when changing grids. All rovers would 
> still be able to score their logs like every other category. Their scores would 
> still be on a same effort level as the categories and SHOULD BE ALLOWED in 

I think this is a great idea.  Thanks for sharing it Stan.


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