[CQ-Contest] Fw: Competitor Friendly Contesting

k7qq k7qq at netzero.net
Fri Nov 11 22:05:15 EST 2005

Leave it to some  22 year old Kid to say  no big deal 48 hours.  Wait around
sonny boy and when you hid 73 I suspect that the attude will change.   I
haven't even tried a full 48 hrs All band in 15 years ,  just some single
band effort and even then 10 or 15 meters.  I gotta have my beauty rest.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Hrvoje Horvat" <hrle at ipazin.net>
To: "contesting.com submital" <cq-Contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, November 11, 2005 21:44
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Competitor Friendly Contesting

> I vote for 48 hours contesting since we have only few such contests a
> I think there was a poll about this years ago?! Maybe time to repeat it
> see if some changes happened since?
> I think it's your choice if you'd like to spend hour or two off and maybe
> make next 10 hours more efficient. Part of the strategy I would say. And
> this way you always want to push yourself to the maximum - which can as
> be deadly. I once crashed after 33 hours and woke up 10 hours later which
> was end of my serious effort.
> Argument that we're getting old is sad and should not be valid for our
> If we think and keep on saying that we're getting older and going in that
> direction that's just one step away from shutting off hamradio.
> Hrle - 9A6XX
> Age: 22
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