I noticed there was no sponsor listed for the PSK plaque. Last
year, the editors of QST sponsored it.
On 29 Jul 01, Don Hill AA5AU wrote:
> I don't know anything about the plaques. If there are sponsors,
> there should be plaques. We need to ask Dan directly about this.
> As far as the lower score, I was deducted 20 QSO's from my reported
> total. ARRL used some sort of log checking tool this year so they
> must have found some things they didn't like. Losing 20 out of 1600
> ain't too bad though. It was worse in CQWW & WPX RTTY.
> 73, Don AA5AU
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Earl" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2001 8:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [RTTY] ARRL RR drops DX SO plaques this year
> > Hi John and all, did they (ARRL) also drop the W/VE Multi-op HP and LP
> > plaques
> > or were they just not sponsored and therefore not listed in the QST article
> > (available on the ARRL Members only page). Also the N5ZM listed results
> > were 19
> > QSO's short (with a lower score) of what I turned in. Anyone else notice
> > this
> > with their listed score in the article. Never has happened to me before.
> > Inquiring minds would like to know.
> > 73, Earl N5ZM..
> > WA9ALS - John wrote:
> > >
> > > I noticed this in the rules for 2001, and I see plaques only awarded to DX
> > > for multi-op LP and HP. Last year they also gave them to single-op LP and
> > > HP DX. Anyone know why they decided to drop the single-op DX plaques?
> > > They
> > > mentioned that unsponsored plaques can be purchased, so it surely wasn't a
> > > financial decision. Any comments? I hate to see anything that would
> > > discourage DX from participating in this contest! 73
> > >
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