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Re: [CQ-Contest] QST Contest Results

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] QST Contest Results
From: Zack Widup <w9sz@prairienet.org>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 10:57:20 -0500 (CDT)
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On Thu, 18 May 2006, Radiosporting Fan wrote:

> --- John Geiger <w5td@lcisp.com> wrote:
> > I couldn't agree more.  But remember, the only way
> > to attract new people into ham radio and contesting
> > is to completely remove our standards....er,
> > make licensing easier.
> Interestingly, 1/2 of the USA's licensees are
> technician-class (quite easy to attain it seems) and
> the VHF contests do well to attract only 800
> log-submitting participants.
> simply food for thought.
> Ev, W2EV

I don't know what to make of that.

Most of the people I work on weak-signal modes on VHF+ seem to have Extra 
class licenses. Maybe the Techs are only interested in FM?

73, Zack W9SZ

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