[CQ-Contest] ARRL 10m Contest?
jmaass at columbus.rr.com
Mon Dec 3 18:53:53 EST 2001
No, the ARRL 160 Meter Contest starts on Friday, not Saturday.
Jeff Maass jmaass at columbus.rr.com Located near Columbus Ohio
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-cq-contest at contesting.com
> [mailto:owner-cq-contest at contesting.com]On Behalf Of Ron D. Rossi
> Sent: Monday, December 03, 2001 4:50 PM
> To: Gargarella, Arturo
> Cc: CQ-Contest at contesting.com
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] ARRL 10m Contest?
> Arturo, etal,
> I struggled with this too. It had my calendar screwed up. Jerking
> around on short notice does not go over well at home! The definition of a
> "full weekend" has nothing to do with what day a contest starts
> on. Friday is
> NOT part of the weekend.
> The ARRL needs to change the definition to read that the "ARRL
> 160m contest
> starts on the Saturday following the 1st Friday of December." The
> date for the
> 10m contest needs to be worded similarly, "ARRL 10m contest starts on the
> Saturday following the 2nd Friday of December."
> By the way does Field Day start on the 22nd or the 29th of June
> 2002? You can
> start setting up on Friday, so does it count as a weekend for the
> purpose of
> the schedule???? How about the ARRL DX contests in 2003.
> 73 es God Bless de KK1L...ron (kk1l at arrl.net) <><
> QTH: Jericho, Vermont
> My page: http://www.qsl.net/kk1l
> >>>"Gargarella, Arturo" said:
> > I can't believe this.
> > It looks crazy.
> > Contest Announcement says:
> > 2. Date and Contest Period: Second full weekend of December.
> Starts 0000 UTC
> > Saturday; ends 2400 UTC Sunday (December 15-16, 2001).
> > As far as I know the weekend starts on saturday, not on sunday.
> > Then, 1st FULL weekend Dec 1st and 2nd,
> > 2nd Full Weekend Dec 8 and 9th.
> > 73 de Arturo, LU6ETB
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