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Re: [SD-User] Club Calls setup ?

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Subject: Re: [SD-User] Club Calls setup ?
From: "Mike Farmer" <>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 16:45:22 -0000
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Why not use the Clubs RSGB membership number which if memory serves me
correctly is on the RadCom address label. Then you have no need for yet
another list!! Maybe its my turn to half joke but the RSGB could introduce
an award for working Clubs by collecting the numbers. Just like train

73 de Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andy Hewitt" <>
To: "Ian White, G3SEK" <>; <>
Sent: Monday, November 10, 2003 2:40 PM
Subject: RE: [SD-User] Club Calls setup ?

> Surely the best solution is to give each club a registration number or
> (like district codes in other contests) of just two or three characters,
> unless the object is to copy long club names correctly. In which case
> should be lost for each error, e.g putting "the" into Vale of White Horse
> Amateur Radio Society.
> 73
> Andy G3SVD
> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Ian White, G3SEK
> Sent: 10 November 2003 08:41
> To:
> Subject: Re: [SD-User] Club Calls setup ?
> Richard W L Limebear wrote:
> >> Agreed abbreviation codes could
> >> certainly be allocated to each Affiliated Society just for the
> >> purpose of this contest.
> >
> >It would at least be easier if one could write "ARS" "RC" and "ARC"
> >instead of the full Monty - what a pain. Likewise the names of some
> >clubs eg "Enfield, Southgate and district Wireless, plasticine and
> >electronics society" don't help either.
> It certainly doesn't make for a fair contest.
> Perhaps the first question is whether 'Club Calls' should be a contest
> at all? Another option would be a non-competitive all-day get-together
> for club stations, more like JOTA. That would have the advantage of
> taking the pressure off, and giving less experienced operators much more
> chance to participate. (It would also save Paul a job :-)
> If it is going to be a contest, then perhaps it should be scored by
> adding-up the total length of all the club names exchanged, i.e.
> received *plus* sent? Maybe I'm half-joking here... just not sure which
> half...
> --
> 73 from Ian G3SEK
> Full club name: "Vale of White Horse Amateur Radio Society without a
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