Great! One less hour of darkness means 20 will open to Europe earlier,
right? What time would that be?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard DiDonna" <email@example.com>
To: "James Cain" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2008 1:16 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] SS CW today
> still 30 hours, but it will mean one less hour of darkness tonight. So,
> if you were planning on being QRV by 1100z owing to sunrise, you'll have
> to change that plan by one hour to 1000z.
> 73 Rich NN3W
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Cain" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Saturday, November 01, 2008 9:19 AM
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] SS CW today
>> 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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