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Discussion: Question about SI for registration

in: QOC Patapsco CCBC: Mid Atlantic Championships (Dec 4, 2022 - Catonsville, MD, US)

Nov 25, 2022 8:14 PM # 
JanetT:
Before we register for mid-Atlantics, we were wondering whether SI controls will be in beacon mode for SI Air+?

If not, we'll register with our other SI card numbers. Thanks!
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Nov 25, 2022 9:53 PM # 
peggyd:
We usually don't do SI Air but I cannot confirm that they won't be.
You can always switch on the day (Valerie *loves* that.... Maybe Valerie or Ted (CS) will weigh in).
Nov 25, 2022 10:28 PM # 
tRicky:
You could just not check your stick unless the starter forces you to.
Nov 26, 2022 3:06 AM # 
vmeyer:
No, the air mode will not be used. We allow people with SI-air cards to skip the Check.
Nov 26, 2022 4:12 AM # 
mikeminium:
Even if the controls are not in Air mode, the Air card has the extra benefit that the card itself still flashes and beeps (if you check), and it will still be turned off by punching the finish.
Nov 26, 2022 1:13 PM # 
tRicky:
Pretty sure it still beeps and flashes without checking it.
Nov 26, 2022 2:20 PM # 
peggyd:
Can confirm. I routinely use my SI Air for all our events (skipping the check). Flashes and beeps at all the controls.

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