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Re: [CQ-Contest] Level Playing Field

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Level Playing Field
From: Lee Hiers <aa4ga@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 15:23:45 -0400
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On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 3:00 PM, <cq-contest-request@contesting.com> wrote:

> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 09:03:14 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Kevin Stockton <n5dx2005@yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Is ARRL DX Really Broken ?

> A linear scoring system that is based  on distance.  The numbers could be
> manipulated to make almost anyone  win, that's not what is being advocated.

Shouldn't it be logarithmic?  Inverse square law and all that...

I say leave as-is as-is.  If you want a distance-based contest, come up with
one a la SPTBDC for HF.  It seems to have become popular.

73 de Lee
Lee Hiers, AA4GA
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