[CQ-Contest] SS CW YEAR

Richard Zalewski w7zr at citlink.net
Sun Dec 8 12:39:15 EST 2002

Gee, I thought I said that it does not mean too much without previous years
data but I guess I should have expected it.  Will see what next year's
averages bring.  This is if I am around to compute them.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nat Heatwole" <nat at ajheatwole.com>
To: "Richard Zalewski" <w7zr at citlink.net>
Cc: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 08, 2002 12:03 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] SS CW YEAR

> > Not that it means too much without having previous years data but of
> the
> > 1041 QSOs I had the average year first licensed was 1965.  Not a good
> sign!
> > Dick W7ZR
> Dick,
> This is not necessarily a bad thing. What's important is the *CHANGE* in
> the average year first licensed, *NOT* the current value. Just because
> your average year is 1965 doesn't really mean anything other than that
> your average year is 1965. What's really important is whether than
> number is going up, going down, or staying the same. If it's staying the
> same, that's fine. If it's going down, that's even better. But if it's
> going up, then I would agree that it's not a good sign.
> 73, Nat, WZ3AR
> (age 19, first licensed in 1998)

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