[CQ-Contest] Sprint and SS in WRTC Rating System

Chris Hurlbut c_hurlbut at adelphia.net
Thu Feb 2 19:50:06 EST 2006

Wait... Design AND operate THEIR stations?

Well that leaves people like me out.  Bummer.

Chris ex WL7KY
Master of Pizza

On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 09:13 -0500, K3BU at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/2/2006 7:52:18 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
> hwardsil at centurytel.net writes:
> >>
> I'm sure it would be better to have a permanent Rating Point system in place 
> so that we can plan our participation and continually update our rankings. 
> Perhaps the WRTC2006 system is a step towards that permanent system. <<
> Simple! As I suggested before.
> Have regional (continental) qualifying runs under the same rules. Top 10 or 
> whatever will go to the big one - the WRTC. (Tesla Cup would be better contest 
> to use, more fair rules.)
> Go even further, specify weight of the equipment and antennas and let the 
> contesters use their real abilities to DESIGN and OPERATE THEIR stations. 
> This will eliminate garbage about who is the best according to this or that. 
> The only fair way!
> You know the rules and limitations, you wanna participate, go and show that 
> you are worthy by outdoing others.
> Ooops, I forgot, we are dealing with ham radio and sanity rules do not always 
> apply. :-)
> Yuri, ex OK3BU
> Master of Sport
> _______________________________________________
> CQ-Contest mailing list
> CQ-Contest at contesting.com
> http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/cq-contest
Chris Hurlbut <c_hurlbut at adelphia.net>

More information about the CQ-Contest mailing list