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Re: [CQ-Contest] SS CW today

To: "Barry" <w2up3@verizon.net>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] SS CW today
From: "James Cain" <jamesdavidcain@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2008 13:57:54 -0400
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Barry, is that magnetic north or solar north?


> Just point your watch at True North and you'll know what to do.
> Barry W2UP
> James Cain wrote:
>> Remember way back, when everybody in the U.S. switched from Daylight 
>> Saving Time to Normal Time on Saturday night of the CQ WW SSB contest?
>> Well, thanks to the geniuses in the U.S. Congress, who extended Daylight 
>> Saving Time by a week or so, SS CW starts at 5 p.m. Eastern Time (instead 
>> of 4 p.m.). I suppose it starts later in the Central, Mountain, and 
>> Pacific time zones, too.
>> If I am wrong/confused about this, attribute it to my having grown up in 
>> Indiana, where time is relative to what county you live in.
>> Does this mean that we can operate only 23 hours instead of 24? Or is it 
>> 25 hours? Do we get more sleep overnight?
>> Does anybody really know what time it is?
>> Maybe we should have an SS Practice between 2000Z and 2100Z. If we all 
>> send CW near the speed of light, will SS start later still?
>> Jim Cain, K1TN
>> Atlantic City NJ Time 

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