[CQ-Contest] Leveling the Playing Field

James Cain jamesdavidcain at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 07:09:02 PDT 2011

It used to be a DX contest, now it's a rate contest. All of them are rate contests. 

Of course it's fun to run a pileup. But it's also fun to tune around and find somebody really far away and spend some time trying to work him. The rules for ARRL and CQ DX contests reward working a new multiplier, maybe far away, but not for working a second station in the same multiplier. What's wrong with a small reward for working another far away station in the same multiplier? 

All we are saying, is give distance a chance.

Jim Cain
At The New K1TN Superstation

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