[VHFcontesting] IRLP Contest????

Ed K1EP k1ep at mgef.org
Tue Mar 15 15:36:55 EST 2005

At 3/15/2005 03:16 PM, Kenneth E. Harker wrote:

>My take on this is that, like a few "cumulative contests" I've seen 
>VHF/UHF weak signal groups sponsor (which might last an entire year,)
>there will end up being only two or three people serious enough to send 
>in a log, and perhaps even fewer who actually care about the results.  
>The value of something like this (alas, why do they have to use the 
>term "contest" for these kinds of events?) is not so much that there 
>is actual demand for this kind of operating event, but that it can 
>generate a lot of PR for the mode/club/individuals involved.  This 
>seems to be more of an issue on VHF/UHF than it does on HF.

So if it is a contest, are there classes like 300 baud, 1200 baud, 2400 baud, 56k baud (disclaimer - speed is limited to 50k baud), DSL, cable, T1, OC-48, OC-192, ....

How about rovers using wireless?  Can you do computer circling?

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