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Re: [CQ-Contest] Grid square is a dumb exchange

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Grid square is a dumb exchange
From: Joe <nss@mwt.net>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 21:25:16 -0500
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Plus, If I was to say I'm in La Valle, WI.  does that tell you even 
remotely where I am?

Whereas EN43  ya get a pretty good idea.  and EN43xo a very good idea.


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On 6/12/2011 7:58 PM, Gerry Treas, K8GT wrote:
> So keep a grid square map handy, like most of us do.  No big deal.  It's the 
> best exchange since you can figure distance, like the Stew Perry 160 contest.
> Sheesh is that all you have to worry about?
> 73, Gerry, K8GT
> ---- Barry<w2up@comcast.net>  wrote:
> =============
> My first time on 6m this weekend, just playing around in the contest.
> On a band with such spotty propagation, it would be nice to know the QTH
> of the stations being worked.  Short of keeping a grid sq. map handy,
> there's no way to know where each grid is.  How about state or section
> in the exchange, too?
> Barry W2UP
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