Thought I'd share this excerpt from a private reply I just sent to
Tim/NU6S. Might be worth a snicker or two. --John/K2MM
> Tim: As a fellow 95014'er, I think your suggestion is great!
> It reminds me of an old proposal for a National Zip Code Contest. To
> get your final score, you multiply together all the zip codes of the
> stations you've worked. It would make it easy to qualify for NCCC's
> 5-Meg award, but you might have to brush up on your logarithms! Then
> someone got the bright idea of putting a joker in the deck by applying
> to the Post Office for a special temporary zip code. "NU6S from KP9Z,
> you're Five-Nine, Zero Zero Zero Zero Zero. You lose!" Kinda like
> the "off-course checkpoint" in road rallyes.