CQ will let you earn their awards, even if you are a non-subscriber. You
just have to pay a higher awards fee. Not like that with the ARRL if you
live in the USA.
73s John NE0P
----- Original Message -----
From: "Don Field" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, August 07, 2005 9:15 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Contest Support
> What I should also have added to my previous post is that there is an
> inherent fallacy in the argument that one should necessarily subscribe to
> Magazine to feel justified in entering its contests. Taken to extremes
> would mean that the active contester would have to join or subscribe to
> maybe 30 societies/magazines to be able to enter the full gamut of
> international and national contests. Clearly an absurdity.
> And, as has been pointed out, in many emerging nations the funds simply do
> not exist. Would-be contesters, hopefully, can borrow a club station or
> station of a wealthy (relatively) local or ex-pat, and submit by Internet
> from a local Internet cafe (usually freely available and not too expensive
> nowadays). But that's probably as far as their finances would allow.
> 'tis truly a dilemma!! Maybe we should sell TV rights to KC1XX and W3LPL
> during the "big ones" and all will be well!
> Don G3XTT
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