|[AMRadio] BUMMERS! TUBE RADIO OPERATING EVENT... Heavy Metal Rally|
rwpeters at swbell.net
Mon Dec 22 14:45:08 EST 2008
Hay Todd... What is the begin and end time??? Is
there a copy of the rules anywere???
I know that somewhere I have seen rules and
scoring..I think this year we will have good
This year I can play with the big boys...
From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf
Of Todd, KA1KAQ
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 1:31 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] BUMMERS! TUBE RADIO
OPERATING EVENT... Heavy Metal Rally
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 1:57 PM, kenw2dtc
<kenw2dtc at comcast.net> wrote:
> ER already changed the rules to allow class "E",
so if it was just a best of
> show rally, he could change the rules to reflect
that: collect best of show
> points from other stations etc.
Yep, covered that in my original post when I said:
"After Ray took over ER the rules were modified to
include big Class E
rigs as well..."
> I don't see how "best sounding audio" relates to
points for working 160 and
> 80, or working additional states. etc.. The
language of the rules makes it
> sound like a contest; if one can have a contest
and call it a rally, then
> one could have an auto bailout and call it a
I can't answer that for you Ken, particularly
since neither you nor I
came up with the concept to start with. It was
Bill's idea for
creating some enjoyable, laid back AM activity
around the holidays. A
pretty good one in its original form, in my
opinion. Keep in mind that
the rules have been rewritten a bit since Bill's
Fortunately for us we don't have to figure out the
how or why, simply
whether or not to take part.
> What is wrong with calling a contest a
Nothing that I'm aware of Ken. No different than
calling a stick a
stick, a rock a rock, or a troll a troll, really.
But again - if you
really want the specifics, you'll have to consult
rules published in ER, his posts on AMfone (maybe
here as well), or
maybe even drop him an email. That's what I did.
~ Todd, KA1KAQ/4, not as old as Ken but hoping....
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