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Re: [CQ-Contest] Inverse Distance Based Scoring Proposal

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Inverse Distance Based Scoring Proposal
From: David Gilbert <xdavid@cis-broadband.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 09:32:12 -0700
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Personally, I don't think that would be a definitive analysis.  I'm 
pretty sure that contest strategies would change dramatically if the 
scoring system changed to a grid based system without country multipliers.

Dave   AB7E

On 6/25/2011 6:48 AM, Ron Notarius W3WN wrote:
> Suggestion:  Will distance-based scoring make a difference and alter the
> landscape?  There's one way to find out.  It shouldn't be too hard to match
> up calls worked with their Maidenhead grid squares (if not exactly then
> close enough).  Why not ask some of the top operators to "donate" their
> logs, then have a computer program run through and re-calculate their scores
> using the grids as multipliers, and see what you come up with?
> It's one thing to guess that it will make a difference.  This way, you can
> actually show what the results would have been, all else being equal, if you
> had scored that way.
> 73, ron w3wn
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