[VHFcontesting] ARRL VHF+ contest proposals: input invited
tomc7 at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 28 22:23:51 EST 2004
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From: "Steve Gilmore - W4SHG" <shg at staffnet.com>
> 2) QSO Point Changes
> Standardizing point scoring to two (2) points, 3 points and a
> Rover contact only being one no matter where the rover is located is
> Why again penalize the rovers who travel to a distant grid that have no
> activity. Stupid Idea, sorry folks but this concept again penalizes the
> rovers who work harder than anyone in these contests.
I absolutely agree with this. Why should a station only get one point for
working a rover? Why would anyone bother responding to the CQ of a rover
during a six meter band opening when the band is boiling with three points
oportunities? It's not even clear what problem the committee is attempting
to solve with this rule.
Although I have operated most recent contest as a rover, if this rule is
adopted, it is very very unlikley I will ever operate as a rover again. OK
might rove during the CQ VHF test.
73 Tom KE6FI
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