[VHFcontesting] question about portable operator class
fathom at dslextreme.com
Fri Aug 18 00:42:39 EDT 2006
Hello, been reading the rules for the September VHF contest and the "general
rules for contests above 50 MHz". It brings up a couple of questions. It
doesn't look like you would get extra points for being a portable station.
It looks like a good opportunity to see what your station can do. So, what
is a portable station? From reading the rules, looks like 10 watts PEP or
less, portable power source and portable antennas = portable operator class.
Would this be someone who put all of this in his pickup and drove to a high
spot and then setup? Or, is it someone who would backpack up the mountain
on foot with the equipment? Thanks for your comments, Dave, NC6P.
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