[CQ-Contest] Another view for 1-pointers

Richard DiDonna NN3W NN3W at prodigy.net
Thu Dec 1 08:52:47 EST 2005

This may be true, but isn't part of the rationale to 
significantly increase participation in a type of 
contest (RTTY) that is otherwise a distant third to 
the CW and phone tests?

73 Rich NN3W

--- Original Message ---
From: "Joe Subich, W4TV" <k4ik at subich.com>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Another view for 1-pointers

>K4XS writes:
>> Possible solution: dissolve the lower 48 US into 48
>> countries, about equal to EU.  That would be fun, at
>> least for CQWW.
>Bill, the solution is to adopt the CQWW RTTY scoring 
>In CQWW RTTY, "own country QSOs" are worth one 
point.  In
>addition US States and VE Provinces are multipliers.  
>changes would put US stations on (almost) even 
footing with
>European stations and would put the Caribbean/northern
>South America on an (almost) even footing with IH9, 
>EA9, EA8, ZD8, etc.
>    ... Joe, W4TV
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