[VHFcontesting] Feeling like a frustrated old dinosaur and giving up.
jimk8mr at aol.com
Tue Jan 23 08:57:31 EST 2018
Also, how would mixed mode contacts count? Most of the time when I work W2SZ/1, it’s by me calling them on CW while they are CQing on SSB. And even when moving between bands it’s often again them on SSB, me on CW.
73 - Jim K8MR
> On Jan 23, 2018, at 8:44 AM, RT Clay <rt_clay at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Multi-mode works in a big HF contest where there are lots of people on and also different modes are forced to use different frequencies by license regulations.
> On VHF+ it would just lead to manufactured contacts: around here people would just sit on 144.200 and cycle through the possible modes.
> On Mon, 1/22/18, Jeff Stai <wk6i.jeff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] Feeling like a frustrated old dinosaur and giving up.
> To: "Walter Murphy" <n2wm at centurylink.net>
> Cc: vhfcontesting at contesting.com
> Date: Monday, January 22, 2018, 9:23 PM
> I'm just thinking out loud,
> but it seems to me that if you got credit by
> mode - where you could score 1 point each with
> a station on a band for CW,
> phone, and
> digital - you'd get a lot more people thinking about
> moving to
> CW and phone when conditions
> Might be worth
> further discussion. 73 jeff wk6i
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