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Re: [CQ-Contest] TRIATHLON DX Contest

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] TRIATHLON DX Contest
From: Jack/W6NF <vhfplus@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Mar 2012 14:26:40 -0700
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On 3/11/2012 1:13 PM, Kostas Stamatis wrote:
> Triathlon DX Contest announcement
> It all started in August of 2011. That was about when it occurred to Mike, 
> SV5BYR that a big Greek Contest was missing from international Ham Radio 
> Contest Calendar.  By the end of September this idea became mature and so the 
>  "Triathlon" was born! A triathlon is a multi- sport event involving the 
> completion of three continuous and sequential endurance events. And as you 
> have already guessed, it is a Greek word. We had to change a bit the name to 
> Triathlon Dx Contest to match our activity. Actually, trying here to simulate 
> the original Triathlon athletic event, we involved three major ham radio 
> modes, SSB, CW, RTTY. It will be a 24 hour non-stop event divided in three 
> sections, each one devoted to a different mode. There are some tentative 
> rules of the contest that you can take a look. It will take place every 
> Saturday, the 1st full weekend of February, debuting on 02-02-2013.
> After all, what makes this particular contest unique is the special gift for 
> the winner! (take a look to the prize page)
> In this point we have to mention all the Greek amateurs who are working to 
> make this event alive: SV1DPI, SV1NK, SV2AGW, SV2DCD, SV5BYR, SV7JAR, SV8CS, 
> There is still a lot of work to be done and more details to be announced. 
> Stay tuned!
> More here:  http://triathlon-dx-contest.blogspot.com
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Wow, I'd love this one, since my maternal Grandfather was Cretan: 
Konstantinos Kapsanakis!

Maybe it's time to rent a contest super-station for the 
event...preferably east coast :>)


Jack, W6NF
Silver Springs, NV

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