So, now we've established that some of us like different things in our Internet
activities, let's talk about contesting. =D
I've this daydream of contest operating from an island somewhere. It's kind of
scary to think about going off on a contest expedition for one of the Big Ones,
like CQWW or ARRL DX, or even WPX. The other quite important consideration is
that my wife, who is not a radio amateur (yet!), will of course be accompanying
me. In our discussions, she hasn't seemed keen on the idea of not having me
around for 48 hours during what must amount to a vacation. Hell, I'm not ready
for that kind of operating yet; I admire contesters who can do that, but I have
lots to learn before I get to that point.
So, thinking "baby steps", I wondered if it might not make sense to operate
NAQP from a NA DXCC entity. I heard VP9I during CW last weekend, but no other
NA entity. Does it even make sense to consider operating from, say, ZF, VP9,
6Y, 8P or something?
Thoughts, suggestions, and "shaddap, you punk kid" comments are warmly
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