Truth be known I don't op CQWW cw very often because of T-giving. CQ
seems to pick holiday weekends for its cw contests.
On 7/22/2011 2:20 PM, RT Clay wrote:
> If the holiday is such a big deal for WPX CW, then why isn't Thanksgiving a
> problem for CQWW CW? Thanksgiving is a much bigger holiday in the USA than
> Memorial Day, and many (like me) are usually driving back home the weekend
> after Thanksgiving.
> With WPXCW basically a lot of people don't like the summertime conditions.
> --- On Fri, 7/22/11, Tom Osborne<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> From: Tom Osborne<email@example.com>
>> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] WPX& activity (Was: intended consequences)
>> To: "CQ Contest"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: Friday, July 22, 2011, 12:25 PM
>> Jim said:
>>> The current date for WPX CW (last full weekend of
>> May) is fine with me.
>>> Memorial Day is a minor>holiday and it only applies
>> to the U.S. anyway.
>> Hi Jim
>> Explain to my wife and family that on Memorial Day we are
>> going to stay home
>> so I can contest :-)
>> After a long winter, it is pretty major here. 73
>> Tom W7WHY
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