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Re: [CQ-Contest] SPRINT Contest Format

To: ve4xt@mts.net, cq-contest@contesting.com
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] SPRINT Contest Format
From: Aldewey@aol.com
Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2007 17:25:04 EST
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In a message dated 12/30/2007 3:54:06 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
ve4xt@mts.net writes:

However, as I stated above, this is in no way an argument against  the QSY 
rule for Sprints: I think it is what makes a Sprint-rule contest  the true 
test of operating skill. It just isn't always a rule that favours  the Little 

Nothing is perfect and I think it is pretty well known that power / big  
antennas is a big advantage in the Sprint as you need to get the guy on the  
call.  I think all of us have been stomped on a lot in this  one.  The fact 
that there is now a lower power category in the Sprint  somewhat offsets this 
advantage.  Still, I think the Sprint continues to be  the premier skill event. 
 I still admire the guys that can do the Sprint  with SO2R (and get big 

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