[WriteLog] P49X Prefill file & Message Info for ARRLRTTYRoundup today
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Thu Jan 8 20:05:46 EST 2015
Sheesh. Guess ole Hans knows it all, Ed. Not up to learning anything
On 1/8/2015 4:27 PM, Radio K0HB wrote:
> Sorry Ed. Not at my radio station.
> At my station my definition applies. SO means (S)ingle (O)perater without outside aides.
> You are free to comply with your preferred definition at your station. I am not obliged to use your dictionary.
> 74, de Hans, K0HB
> "Just a Boy and his Radio"™
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 4:58 PM, Ed Muns <ed at w0yk.com> wrote:
>> In radiosport, the term "Assisted" (or "Unlimited") is defined by the
>> contest sponsor.
>> Ed W0YK
>> Hans K0HB wrote:
>> My definition of "assistance" is fairly narrow.
>> I define assistance as any "INFORMATION from outside which identifies the
>> call/QRG of other stations in the contest which I did not personally locate
>> and copy on the air".
>> That definition includes spots, skimmers, SCP data and other prefill
>> material not developed from MY on-the-air efforts.
>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Rich <rwnewbould at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Since this message is via email. I want to point out I am not being a
>>> smart &??. Your points have validity, however where do you draw the
>>> line on OUTSIDE assistance?
>>> Did some one help you put up your antenna?
>>> Did you finance your any of your stations equipment?
>>> Did some one bring you food or drink during the contest?
>>> Did you buy cable with connectors or did you put them on?
>>> Contesting software can tell you what mults you need, an so on.
>>> You get my point. I believe the only way to reasonably define OUTSIDE
>>> assistance is a device or method that tells you DURING the contest what
>>> freq a particular station is currently using. Whether that be by
>>> cluster, a text message, a phone call and so on.
>>> There was a very good conversation regarding this matter a Contest Univ
>>> a few years back.
>>> As I said in the first line, I am just pointing out that you can expand
>>> the OUTSIDE assistance to many many topics.
>>> Have a great day
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