The first rule in any contest must be: Read The Rules!
What started out as a leisure operation, turned into a grueling, all-out discount coupons for brandy melville gut wrenching performance that left us both completely drained at the end.
Ron, K5DJ, and me during the 2000 bartg HF rtty Contest.
This type of log is now required in all rsgb HF contests and most rtty contests.The Sprint only counts multipliers once for the entire contest.One now hears more stations during a single day on rtty than were normally heard in a week a few years ago.Using two complete stations, side by side, and the awesome antenna farm at the W5KFT Ranch, we broke the record in just over 24 hours. .Much of this increase is due to the very effective, and free, mmtty program, by Mako Mori.Republished from RadCom, August 2003.
A big thanks goes out to Ron and to Bryan, W5KFT, for allowing us to use his station. .
The rules for all major rtty contests can be found on the web (5 and are also published in the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group (bartg) fairmont raffles hotel toronto monthly magazine, Datacom, together with detailed operating tips for all the major contests.
Many rtty operators use rtty contests simply as a way of increasing their dxcc totals, working towards a Worked All States (WAS) or Worked All Zones (WAZ) award, or picking up new prefixes and many of them continue to use mmtty to this end.Ron used his Kenwood TS-850 (left) and I used my Kenwood TS-870 (right) at the W5KFT station in central Texas.Bartg rtty Sprint QSOs, im not entirely sure of my score.Despite a low score there is also the possibility that you may be the only G, M or 2E station to submit a log in any particular class, meaning you could end up with a certificate for being the top G in that class.Org, by John Barber, GW4SKA, Phil Cooper, GU0SUP; and Dick Whittering, G3URA.With less than 15 minutes to go before the end of the contest, we finally reached 4M points. .Always send in your log, no matter how many or how few contacts you made.Should be yet one more adventure ham radio.Next article, cQ WPX rtty.This experience is also pointing me more and more toward getting on Windows and setting up N1MM logger or more likely WriteLog as the latter appears to be better set up for rtty contesting.