[CQ-Contest] Club/Group competition

Richard DiDonna NN3W richnn3w at verizon.net
Mon Apr 18 18:25:10 PDT 2011

Currently, it is strict circle distance...

73 Rich NN3W

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From: "VR2BrettGraham" <vr2bg at harts.org.hk>
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Sent: Monday, April 18, 2011 8:10 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Club/Group competition

> K5ZD asked:
> > If we replace distance, what should be the definition of a club for 
> the purposes of contest club competition?
> Distance seems to be more like a top-end limit for an aggregate group 
> competition.
> Instead of defining it, distance categorizes it.
> Problem with this is, unlike the other form of group competition in 
> radiosport - multi-op - there is no "point of diminishing returns".  And 
> like W-land itself, all over the world population density varies, so 
> categorization based on area will tend to favor density.
> The definition of the group for aggregate group competition I suppose 
> could be anything, but if a meaningful aggregate group competition is 
> desired it should probably take into consideration the population of the 
> group.
> > How can the new definition be checked/scored by the contest 
> administrator?
> What is done presently?
> 73, ex-VR2BG/p.
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