[VHFcontesting] IRLP Contest????

Tree tree at kkn.net
Tue Mar 15 15:45:41 EST 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 03:36:55PM -0500, Ed K1EP wrote:
> 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?

Can we use packet spotting?

Can I used EchoLink to set up skeds?

Can we apply the Sprint QSY rule?  

Tree N6TR
tree at kkn.net

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