>The reality check problem is that it doesn't eliminate the issue of some
>geographical locations being more advantageous than others. There are more
>contesters in Europe and Eastern North America than anywhere else.
>There ain't no such thing as a geographically fair contest.
Distance-based is a great concept, but the true equalizer is the adoption of
the CW Sprint QSY rule to a distance-based DX contest. Then no one gets to
park themselves on a frequency for hours at a time and it's ALL about finding
and making contacts. Talk about giving the little pistols a chance to beat the
big dogs - that would be it...
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