[CQ-Contest] Let's change the ARRLDX rules

David Hachadorian k6ll at adelphia.net
Tue Apr 12 11:33:20 EDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Horn" <bhorn at hornucopia.com>
To: "John Laney" <k4bai at worldnet.att.net>
Cc: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Let's change the ARRLDX rules

> At 10:59 AM 4/11/2005, John Laney wrote:
>>For example, SOTB was
>>not a category that could be chosen on the 3830 reporting page.
> I've added SO3B as a category to choose for the SP DX Contest 3830 
> web
> form. If any others who have already posted their SP DX score rumor 
> want
> their class changed to SO3B, please send me an e-mail.

Bruce's comment gave me a bright idea (or, at least I thought it was 

The real payoff for me in any contest is to look at the 3830 results 
on Monday morning to see how I did compared to everyone else in my 
class. Other sources of results, such as magazines, official web 
results, certificates, etc. are just too slow. By the time they come 
out, the results are old news.

If there is enough demand, perhaps Bruce could add some unofficial 
categories on 3830 for certain contests. One that comes to mind, and 
is a recurring theme on the contest reflector, is the addition of high 
band / low band categories to arrl dx. Having the category added to 
3830 would be good enough for me. Who cares about the official 

Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
Yuma, AZ 

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