I also miss the line scores in QST, but I don't think that there is
any possibility of convincing the BoD to include them, nor will they
ever return the local news pages at the back of the magazine. They've
"gone corporate" and QST is now a magazine, not the radio club journal
that it was in days gone by. (Rant Off)
Having said that, the line scores for all ARRL sponsored contests ARE
published online already. We don't need to wait for the eQST.
73, de Hans, K0HB/W7
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On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 4:17 AM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I guess it has been about 10 years since QST made the decision to remove full
> contest score listings from QST - and I still miss them. CQ magazine still
> does so and I greatly enjoy looking through the full scores to compare my
> score against others I feel I compete against.
> However, I understand that the typical 6-8 pages of contest line scores cost
> money and a relatively small percentage of readers ever express interest. But
> if there were some advertisers willing to place ads, would QST consider
> including full line scores for the major contests?
> My check of May QST shows 170 total pages and about 90 pages of ads - let's
> call it one page of ads per page of content. If 6-8 pages of ads could be
> sold, would QST be financially able to include the line scores?
> NCJ does this for the Sprints and NA QPs - that is one of the major reasons I
> subscribe to NCJ. If adding those pages to QST is not acceptable, could in be
> done in NCJ?
> I guess another alternative is the coming digital version of QST - since
> pages are cheaper in the e-magazine world, will the digital version of QST
> carry full line scores for contests?
> 73, John K3TN
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