[CQ-Contest] Announcing the Contesting Compendium Wiki

K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 20:14:36 PDT 2009

Great start, guys!

A suggestion.......

...... how about a section named "Contesting Clubs" with subheads?

73, de Hans, K0HB

From: "Pete Smith" <n4zr at contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 1:32 PM
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Announcing the Contesting Compendium Wiki

> The Contesting Compendium is up and running, at
> <http://wiki.contesting.com/>http://wiki.contesting.com
> .  Our objective is to make this into a one-stop
> source for information on contesting, and to
> ensure that all the good stuff that is now
> scattered across the Internet doesn't succumb to
> the ravages of time, hard drive failures, or other accidents of history.
> So now it's up to us.  I want to start by
> emphasizing the "us" element.  I'm committed to
> making this work, but it will fail unless it
> becomes a true community project. I'm going to
> suggest the broadest organizational outlines, but
> from that point forward it is up to you,
> contesters around the world, who have information
> to contribute. Don't feel that what you know or
> want to say is not of broad enough interest -
> there is room in the Compendium for articles that
> are as broad as "antenna design for contesting"
> and as narrow as "contesting in Iraq in 2005."
> We (KM3T, K5TR, K5ZD,N5KO and I) have created a
> start to a
> <http://wiki.contesting.com/index.php/Table_of_Contents>Table
> of Contents. It might best be described as a
> rough outline or starting point for ideas on
> content and structure. You should feel free to
> edit or add to the
> <http://wiki.contesting.com/index.php/Table_of_Contents>Table
> of Contents and also to add actual content. There
> is already some content linked from the table of contents.
> Please check out the
> <http://wiki.contesting.com/index.php/How_to_Read/Browse>How
> to Read/Browse and
> <http://wiki.contesting.com/index.php/How_To_Contribute>How
> To Contribute pages, for the nuts and bolts.
> You'll need to create an account to join in, but
> we pledge that none of your data will be shared outside the Compendium 
> team
> Nothing is cast in concrete - if you want to
> suggest other ideas, edit away - everyone who
> signs up to become a contributor or editor and
> edit any page except those - typically articles
> from other sources reused in their entirety with
> permission of their authors - that are locked. My
> hope is that eventually we'll have hundreds of
> authors contributing material and keeping it up
> to date.  If you don't want to edit other
> people's work, feel free to use the Discussion
> tab at the top of each page to give us your
> suggestions.  And also please feel free to drop
> me a note if I can help you become a contributor.
> 73,
> Pete Smith N4ZR
> Managing Editor and Chief Compendium Lackey
> Dave Pascoe, KM3T
> George Fremin III, K5TR
> Randy Thompson, K5ZD
> Trey Garlough, N5KO
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