[CQ-Contest] 1 pointers for CQWW - More data (was: A PROPOSED SOLUTION)
kd4d at comcast.net
Wed Nov 30 14:21:30 EST 2005
Ah, but in the US, we can't tell the zone from the
callsign...a problem in IARU of course. Again, I'm
still not convinced that we want to do anything to
ENCOURAGE more same-country QSO's in CQWW.
Richard DiDonna NN3W wrote:
> Interesting data Richard. As a compromise, how about
> the following. This would really affect folks in the
> USA, Canada, European Russia, Australian Russia,
> Australia and whatever country is divided up into more
> than one zone.
> Multiplier for the country still applies.
> Multipliers for zones still apply.
> Now, apply the IARU rules to scoring.
> Zero points for QSOs to the same country within the
> same CQ zone.
> One point for QSOs to the same country within a
> different CQ zone.
> Thus, VK3XD works VK4AN on 40 meters. VK3XD gets the
> VK multiplier and the Zone 30 mult. However, VK3XD
> gets zero point credit since both stations are in Zone
> Now, VK3XD works VK6HD on 80 meters. VK3XD gets the
> VK multiplier and the Zone 29 mult. But, VK3XD gets
> one point for working VK6HD since the two stations are
> in different zone.
> 73 Rich NN3W
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