[CQ-Contest] Contesters Help Needed
n4zr at contesting.com
Sat May 9 05:00:58 PDT 2009
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73, Pete N4ZR
At 02:10 AM 5/9/2009, Pete Smith wrote:
>As we work on adding content to the Contesting Compendium
>(http://wiki.contesting.com), we're experimenting with ways of using
>multi-media to improve communication. For example, in our section on
>S&P Techniques, we have begun using excerpts from actual contest
>recordings to illustrate good techniques. Take a look at
>note the underlining between what look like separate words, and the
>use of "%26" instead of an ampersand) to see an example.
>We'd like contesters' opinions on the use of this technique. Is the
>recording clear enough? If not, what is wrong with it? Do you find
>it helps communicate the points we're trying to make, or is it an
>Speaking of communication, we'd also appreciate comment on the
>general use of language in articles like this one, because we aim to
>communicate with contesters whose first language is not English. Is
>it too colloquial? Would it be better to be more formal, and to try
>harder to simplify the style?
>You can either write directly to me (off the reflector, please) or
>make any comments on the "discussion" page that accompanies each page
>of the Compendium. We want to get this right.
>73, Pete N4ZR
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