I would definitely add "may the biggest antenna win"
to what Al describes.
Where else, but contesting, could you say that one
100ft tower isn't enough? ;-)
To all of our pipedreaming of rescoring contests to
encourage sensible power levels, I would add
encouraging the use of more modest antennas.
Presently, everyone is lumped together to compete
against the guys with huge stacked, multi-tower
antenna farms. A decent tribander, or even a good
wire is often more than enough to make solid contact
The notable exception to this is the CQ WPX contest,
which has a separate competition category for
My contesting 2 cents,
--- Al Gulseth <email@example.com> wrote:
> present, contesting (with a few minor exceptions)
> comes down to "may the
> biggest amplifier win".
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