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[CQ-Contest] I watch with interest, but with great sadness

Subject: [CQ-Contest] I watch with interest, but with great sadness
From: jjreisert@alum.mit.edu (Jim Reisert)
Date: Wed Feb 13 13:42:38 2002

--- "Leigh S. Jones, KR6X" <kr6x@kr6x.com> wrote:

> So the DXCC certificate is in danger of elimination.  Someone produces
> data that says the cost of sending HQ staffers to the convention isn't
> being offset by all of the money being spent by DXers on their DXCC
> stamps.  Someone produces statistics saying that only a fraction of the
> ARRL members have DXCC certificates -- therefore certainly only a 
> fraction must believe that the ARRL should continue to underwrite the
> cost of administration of the DXCC program.  How's DXCC going to
> survive in this climate?

By selling a piece of paper for $10 called "QRP DXCC" that requires them to do
nothing more than make sure the list you sent them has 100+ different entities
listed.  No QSL cards required.

73 - Jim AD1C

Jim Reisert AD1C, 7 Charlemont Court, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
USA +978-251-9933, <jjreisert@alum.mit.edu>, http://www.ad1c.com

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