[CQ-Contest] Important Issues
k-zero-hb at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 25 15:51:40 EDT 2005
> [Original Message]
> From: Bill Turner <dezrat1242 at ispwest.com>
> To: Bob Naumann - W5OV <w5ov at w5ov.com>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Date: 10/25/2005 6:44:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Important Issues
> Do you *really* want millions of contesters on the air at the same time?
> Given the choice between hobbies, ham radio or computers, most kids
> choose computers. Why?
> 1. No license needed.
> 2. Cheaper.
> 3. Far more people already participating.
> 4. More things to do.
> 5. No TVI.
Maybe CQ/ARRL should jointly sponsor a bunch of highway billboards "Hey,
Kids, join thousands of participants in worldwide game of electronic
splat-ball. Events almost every weekend. Free software at www.k1ea.com."
de Hans, K0HB
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