>There is a critical mass of activity that must exist for any contest to be
>worthwhile. By assembling all the W1s or W7s into one contest, that mass can
>be achieved. W2 and W0 would seem to be candidates to do this. W6 by default
>already has. W3, W4, W5, W8, and W9 already have several decent parties by
The folks behind the Minnesota QSO Party put in a lot of effort and based on
the results of the last few years they've done a very good job. Minnesota
contesters look at the MNQP as one of the very rare instances when we don't get
victimized by geography and propagation. The whole thing would fall apart if we
were lumped back in with CO or MO. They used to have a Zero District QSO Party
years ago and it disappeared.
I think the idea of contest software that would handle simultaneous QSO parties
is an excellent idea. It would be great if you could support the other guy's
QSO party while working your own.
73 Steve K0SR
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