When will the brackets for this contest be available?
Doug Grant wrote:
>Several people have posted references to the Poisson d'Avril Contest in their
>recent posts to this reflector.
>Some have noted that the April CQ indicates the date for the event, but no
>Complete "rules" are in the final editing phase with the Committee, and will
>be posted here on CQ-Contest some time before the event. Actually, they are
>less rules and more "guidelines" or "suggestions" - kind of like Boston
>For your scheduling purposes, I can advise that the Official Contest Period,
>in keeping with the growing popularity of shorter contests, will be 2300-2359Z
>on April 1 (that is Saturday evening of April 1 in the U.S.), just before I go
>out for my planned victory celebration dinner. It won't start at 00z April 1
>(Friday night, U.S. time) because I want some of the West Coast U.S. guys to
>get on, and that's too early for them since they will all still be at work.
>Besides, I am busy that night.
>So mark your calendar, check out your station, get your creative juices
>flowing, and get the packet and internet connections ready to go since
>everyone knows you can't compete without packet. And get the Big Amp ready,
>because we all know the winning contesters run illegal high power (I read that
>on CQ-Contest, so it must be true).
>If you have any questions on the rules (or suggestions), send them to me
>privately. That way, if I ignore your suggestion or claim it as my own idea,
>nobody will know. Heh, heh, heh.
>Le Plus Grand Poisson de Tous Les Grands Poissons
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