Richard DiDonna NN3W wrote:
> Itd be interesting to do a hours of operation analysis at the peak of
> the cycle, as opposed to 2006 which was on the verge of being the
> absolute bottom of the cycle...
> While you'll probably see an incremental change in the number of hams
> operating 40-48, I'll bet money that the percentage over 24 hours
> increases dramatically.
As much as I admire the magic of sunspots I don´t believe in their
potential to make family commitments and activities of everyday life
disappear. (And who really wants to experience family and everyday life
disappear?). Therefore I would suppose that the average op-time
increases only slightly. But we´ll have to wait for figures as old sets
of logs may not be available.
Btw I wonder how the situation and discussion is in other
hobby-competitions that are as time demanding as contesting (at least
with the competetive element that allows to call it contest instead of
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