[CQ-Contest] Comments on Proposed Changes to ARRL DX

Barry w2up at comcast.net
Sun Jun 19 12:54:50 PDT 2011

OTOH, it's nice that guys can operate from the Caribb or Central America 
and have an even shot with charmed locations with point advantages like P4.
Barry W2UP

On 6/19/2011 6:48 AM, Richard DiDonna NN3W wrote:
> <snip>
> As to participation, ARRL needs to realize that ARRL DX is the world's
> largest QSO party.  Unless you make it a everyone-works-everyone contest
> (and we have plenty of them), there is not an incentive for hams to fly to
> 5R8, 8Q7, A2 and D4 to operate this contest.  The WAE contest is similar in
> this fashion - no rare DX activations and the winners (outside of the focus
> area) are typically in places that are proximate to EU - ZC4, UP, UA9, CN,
> EA9, etc.
> 73 Rich NN3W


Barry Kutner, W2UP             Lakewood, CO

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