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Re: [CQ-Contest] Distanced-Based Contest Concept

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Distanced-Based Contest Concept
From: "Yuri VE3DZ" <ve3dz@rigexpert.net>
Reply-to: Yuri VE3DZ <ve3dz@rigexpert.net>
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 16:37:05 -0400
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George... with all due respect - this is an Utopia.
The CQ magazine has WAZ Award program and I don't think they would like the
idea to get rid of CQ Zones as exchange.

73 Yuri  VE3DZ

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim George" <n3bb@mindspring.com>
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Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2006 11:50 AM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Distanced-Based Contest Concept

> This is a great idea. The grid system already is in place, and so every
> entrant will enter a grid with his/her electronic submission. The score
> would be calculated automatically both by the contest software (real time)
> and as part of the log check process. The concept of a "QSO and Distance"
> based contest would be a fair one. Mults could be ITU Zones, so the
> "Euro-Centric-Mults" nature of many contests is minimized. This would be a
> good test of skill with minimized geographic location advantages. Coupled
> with a one week max log submission requirement (exceptions if approved due
> to travelers to remote locations, etc) and results within two to three
> weeks, we would have a good system.
> Jim George N3BB

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