Fwd: Re: [CQ-Contest] New Contest

Jim Rhodes rhodes at evertek.net
Tue May 29 09:03:17 EDT 2001

OK, so this is not your standard "contest concept", but it could be an
interesting operating event. If it was pitched to the QRP operators and
used miles/milliwatt I think it could have potential. Trouble is that there
would always be those who arranged their scheds ahead of time.

 >Reply-To: "Leigh S. Jones" <kr6x at kr6x.com>
 >From: "Leigh S. Jones" <kr6x at kr6x.com>
 >To: <w7why at harborside.com>, "CQ-Contest" <cq-contest at contesting.com>
 >Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] New Contest
 >Date: Mon, 28 May 2001 19:30:14 -0700
 >Organization: Leigh and Krista Jones
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 >I disagree.  This contest would not be fun.  While I appreciate
 >innovative ideas when they could potentially add to the contesting
 >arts, I nonetheless can recognize a bad idea when I hear it.
 >----- Original Message -----
 >From: "Tom Osborne" <w7why at harborside.com>
 >To: "CQ-Contest" <cq-contest at contesting.com>
 >Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 11:25 AM
 >Subject: [CQ-Contest] New Contest
 >  > Hi All
 >  >
 >  > Had lots of time on my hands at the campground this weekend.
 >  > Thought of a good new contest.
 >  >
 >  > 1.  The contest period would consist of any 1 hour period of a
 >  > pre-determined 12 hour contest period.
 >  >
 >  > 2.  The log would consist of only 1 contact.
 >  >
 >  > 3.  The winner would be determined by the station that worked
 >  > another station the greatest distance from his location.
 >  >
 >  > 4.  The distance between your location and the other stations
 >  > location would be computed using the short path distance,
 >  > regardless of which path was used.
 >  >
 >  > 5.  You can call CQ or answer a CQ.  If you call CQ, you don't
 >  > have to answer a station unless you think this might be the
 >  > winning contact.  This gives other stations a chance to work you
 >  > for their best DX.  If you answer a CQ, you can only answer 1 CQ,
 >  > hoping that this will be the winning contact.  You can send in
 >  > either of these contacts for your official log.
 >  >
 >  > 6.  Packet assistance is NOT allowed.
 >  >
 >  > Think about it, this could be fun!!  73
 >  > Tom W7WHY

Jim Rhodes K0XU
jim at rhodesend.net

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