Itd be interesting to do a hours of operation analysis at the peak of the
cycle, as opposed to 2006 which was on the verge of being the absolute bottom
of the cycle...
While you'll probably see an incremental change in the number of hams
operating 40-48, I'll bet money that the percentage over 24 hours increases
73 Rich NN3W
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> In a message dated 7/6/2007 5:22:52 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
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>> Well Chris, very interesting stats.
>> Never would I have guessed that only 11% of all SOAB entrants
> operate more than 30 hours. We are a very small group, indeed!
> <|||? I hope this lines up okay. Group = hours of operation as per Chris'
>> group Pct / group cumulative Pct
> 42-48 1.92% 1.92%
> 36-42 3.21% 5.13%
> 30-36 6.15% 11.28%
> 24-30 7.85% 19.13%
> 18-24 11.81% 30.94%
> 12-18 18.82% 49.76%
> 6-12 25.31% 75.07%
> 0-6 24.93% 100.00%
> Interesting indeed. And wudda thunk that only about 19% go more than 24
> hours. It's a battle of attrition!
> Steve K7LXC
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