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Re: [CQ-Contest] Exchanges

To: Contesting Reflector <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Exchanges
From: Doug Smith W9WI <w9wi@earthlink.net>
Date: 24 Nov 2005 09:14:44 -0600
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On Thu, 2005-11-24 at 05:53, Shelby Summerville wrote:
> "Robert Higgins" wrote: "I thought about a random number generator and also
> making it part of the popular contest logging programs. But this shuts out
> the casual guy who wants to play for an hour or two and not even use a
> logging program."
> Only if you choose to define casual "as one who intends to submit their
> log"?
> If they are just "playing" for an hour or two, without using their logging
> program, there is a relatively good presumption that they won't submit a
> log? With this in mind, many, myself included, couldn't care less what they
> receive, just that they send the correct exchange? IMHO, it's a "win/win"
> situation....the "serious" operator gets the points, and the "casual"
> operator gets to play.

Might this also be destructive to club efforts in some cases?  
Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View (Nashville), TN  EM66

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