At 06:15 PM 12/12/2007 -0500, Steve Sacco wrote:
>I believe the time may have come to move the CW and digital contests into
>"virtual world". (Phone 'tests won't be far behind, pending sufficiently
>powerful voice recognition applications).
>Think about the advantages: the possibility of a level playing field for
>all, realtime scoring, instant results, and given a way to verify the
>actual person operating virtual station, no ability to cheat. Obviously,
>this could be extended, just like other MMOG's, to allow personalization
>of your own antennas/equipment/location. Perhaps you could "buy" better
>hardware or locations with the points you earned from your previous
>The possibilities are endless, really.
Oh, Lord: spare me from such virtuality ;o\ ;o\ ;o\
OTOH, if all the super-contesters were on the web doing a virtual contest,
that'd leave the bands quiet, wide open, and relatively uncrowded for we
lil pistol DXers who don't care for computer gaming activities
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