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

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Distanced-Based Contest Concept
From: Eric Hilding <dx35@hilding.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2006 20:26:45 -0700
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Jim, N3BB, wrote:

 > 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.

Brilliant, creative idea, Jim !


Rick, K6VVA

P.S. Lemme know when you come out this way again...I'll buy lunch :-)

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