[Top] [All Lists]

Re: [CQ-Contest] Real Time Scoreboards

To: "'Jan Erik Holm'" <sm2ekm@telia.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Real Time Scoreboards
From: "Dick Green WC1M" <wc1m@msn.com>
Reply-to: wc1m@msn.com
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 23:13:14 -0400
List-post: <mailto:cq-contest@contesting.com>
The NA two-point rule makes no sense either. Like I said, a more equitable
system would either have 1-point per QSO or use distance to the zone worked
to determine QSO points. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jan Erik Holm [mailto:sm2ekm@telia.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, October 21, 2006 3:51 AM
> Cc: 'CQ-Contest@contesting. com'
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Real Time Scoreboards
> Don´t complain! Inside NA at least you get 2 points per QSO, 
> inside all other continents each QSO only gives 1 point.
> Fair?, no not IMO. Since it´s a worldwide competition scoring 
> rules should be uniform.
> This thing with 2 points in NA came about a long long time 
> ago, the purpose was to stimulate activity in the NA 
> carribean area since at that point (early 60:ties I think it 
> was, think W2SKE was inventor) activity was very low.
> However that doesn´t apply anymore and we live nowdays in a 
> totally different world, IMO scoring should be the same in 
> all continents.
> Dick Green WC1M wrote:
> > That "ancient, unfair, archaic" rule put our 2002 CQ WW SSB 
> M/S operation
> > from 8P8P in third place, even though our QSOs+mults total 
> was higher than
> > any other station in our category (at one point per QSO, 
> we'd have won.)
>  >
> 1 point (or whatever number) per QSO for ALL QSO´s, yes I agree.
>  >
> > That's because for some bizarre reason, 8P is considered 
> part of NA instead
> > of SA, to which it is much closer. All our NA Qs counted 
> just 2 points,
>  >
> With this type of reasoning everything should just belong to 
> one continent.
>  >
> > while our competition from EA8 and HC8 got 3 points for 
> each EU and NA QSO.
> > Where's the logic in that?
> > 
> 73 Jim / SM2EKM

CQ-Contest mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>