[CQ-Contest] Club/Group competition

Richard DiDonna NN3W richnn3w at verizon.net
Tue Apr 12 18:59:21 PDT 2011

Erm, the competition for ARRL SS is actuall quite fierce.  We even had a 
"circle" controversy a couple years back.

73 Rich NN3W

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "KB1H" <kb1h at ct.metrocast.net>
To: "Ken Widelitz" <widelitz at gte.net>; <k5zd at charter.net>; "'CQ-Contest'" 
<cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 12, 2011 9:02 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Club/Group competition

> Well, I finally felt I needed to weigh in on this subject.
> Here at KB1H /NZ1U we have been  contributing scores to the YCCC for more
> years than I can remember. For the four major contests this is so, CQWW DX
> CW, CQWW DX SSB, ARRL DX SSB, and ARRL  DX CW. In fatc I ask all operators
> to make sure they pay dues so we have no issues with elibility.
> However, over many years we have developed friendships and acquaintances
> that would like to contribute scores to our small group.
> We have friends in Texas, Indiana , Spain, and even probably Thailand that
> would be happy to turn in a club score for our Barnstormers Contest Group.
> I think adopting a rule like is done in the NAQP contests where distance 
> has
> no limit and only a declaration of what team or club you want to claim 
> your
> score for would be great.
> OK don't change the "Big" ones but there are many contests that the major
> contest clubs don't care about. ARRL SS, CQWW WPX, CQWW RTTY, and many 
> more.
> This would help in the development of comardarie and maybe activity.
> 73
> Dick
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