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Re: [CQ-Contest] DX Contest Handicap Proposal

To: "hankkier@aol.com" <hankkier@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] DX Contest Handicap Proposal
From: "W4ZW@Comcast.net" <w4zw@comcast.net>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 11:55:09 -0600
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> Something similar to the rating and slope system for golf courses would fit 
> when viewed from a regional basis.  This would compensate for propagation 
> differences by region.  Maybe a handicap system based on region?  But posting 
> finishes by region in addition to overall, a la SS would work.  I still favor 
> the shorter time flight for those of us who are time restricted (and OOTCers!)

> As a long time contester with limited time, I have always competed just for 
> the fun of seeing how well I can do in the time I have available. I have 
> operated from all over the US and much of the world and have experienced the 
> wide disparity of propagation that exists and not generally not based on  
> distance.

Jon, RA/W4ZW
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