[CQ-Contest] 24 hour category?

Bob, N5RP N5RP at pdq.net
Tue Feb 19 09:31:44 EST 2002

At 08:54 2/19/2002 -0500, Barry wrote:
>As I was unavailable for contesting Sunday, I decided to invent my own
>category: SOA HP First 24 hours. I operated from 0000Z-2359Z the
>first day (Friday night till Saturday night). I slept for 2 hours in that
>period. I think there's something to this category, and would like to see it
>be added to all 48 hour contests. First, it highlights operating more than
>endurance. Second, the rates are better the first day, so more fun and
>less "there's nobody left to work" boredom. Third, those of us who
>cannot commit a full weekend would have a way to compete with each
>other. Comments?
Sounds to me like you had fun, and figured out a way to optimize your 
having fun.
You've already made a new category.
That category of "self satisfaction" we keep hearing about.
Bravo !!

Bob Perring
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