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Re: [VHFcontesting] VHFcontesting Digest, Vol 59, Issue 2

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Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] VHFcontesting Digest, Vol 59, Issue 2
From: Vince Adams <vinoul@hotmail.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 08:07:53 +0000
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> > On Sat, 3 Nov 2007, R Johnson wrote:> > > Couple of day later he asked me a 
> > question I couldn't answer.> >> > The question is: If all the other Sprints 
> > run from 7 PM to 11 PM local time, how come> > the 6M Sprint runs from 
> > 2300Z to 0300Z. He figured out that the West Coast was starting> > at 4 PM 
> > local time while he was starting at 7 PM local time, giving the West Coast 
> > a 3hr> > daylight advantage over the East Coast.> 
> > >===============================================
Perhaps the 6m sprint should be held first.  Maybe have it right before the 
Sept VHF contest as a warmup of sorts.  Then there would be a greater chance 
for some Es action.  Even mid-Sept still has some days with good Es activity.  
Just a thought.... 
Looking forward to January,
Vince - N9VN
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