This month, I’m providing a ham radio contest tip-a-day (along with other posts) to help you trigger your own contesting activities.
Today’s tip: Participate on a contesting team.
One of the great things about some contests is having a “team” category. The idea is that a group of people can get together and form a contesting “team” and have each of their scores contribute to an overall team score for the contest.
This is differentiated from a club score because the team size is usually much less than the entire club effort and from a multi category in that each operator is operating as a single operator during the contest.
But, the overall score goes to a team.
The advantages of signing up for a team are pretty interesting:
Besides, you can usually make up your own team name. There are some pretty interesting ones out there…