> Giving 1 point for in-country contacts would have an overall negative
> effect on the contest.
> (TELL ME HOW? I DON'T AGREE WITH THIS UNSUPPORTED STATEMENT.)
Since we are talking hypotheticals here, I would like to express some
hypothetical concern about giving the east coast USA boys two 2-points
per QSO for working each other on 40, 80, and 160 -- remember that low
band QSOs are worth 2x.
> As far as the 30/36/48 hour debate goes, put me in the 30-hour
> category. Strategy is everything. In good conditions, a bad
> decision can cost you the contest. In unsettled conditions, time off
> can ameliorate the impact.
> It all improves the competition -- and that's why they call it a
Yep. I couldn't have said it better myself.
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