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Re: [CQ-Contest] Comments on Proposed Changes to ARRL DX

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Comments on Proposed Changes to ARRL DX
From: Barry <w2up@comcast.net>
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 2011 13:54:50 -0600
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OTOH, it's nice that guys can operate from the Caribb or Central America 
and have an even shot with charmed locations with point advantages like P4.
Barry W2UP

On 6/19/2011 6:48 AM, Richard DiDonna NN3W wrote:
> <snip>
> As to participation, ARRL needs to realize that ARRL DX is the world's
> largest QSO party.  Unless you make it a everyone-works-everyone contest
> (and we have plenty of them), there is not an incentive for hams to fly to
> 5R8, 8Q7, A2 and D4 to operate this contest.  The WAE contest is similar in
> this fashion - no rare DX activations and the winners (outside of the focus
> area) are typically in places that are proximate to EU - ZC4, UP, UA9, CN,
> EA9, etc.
> 73 Rich NN3W


Barry Kutner, W2UP             Lakewood, CO

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