[CQ-Contest] Re-thinking Asia and contests
jg1vgx at jarl.com
Thu Sep 26 10:02:12 EDT 2013
I would categorise main issues being reiterated over and over and over on
this reflector into three types:
One is about CHEATING, eg. overpower etc. The answer = who care?
Another is about RULES, especially about LEVEL-PLAYING. The answer = go
The other is about TECHNOLOGIES, eg. skimmers, assisted or not, if they
spoil our hobby. The answer = dunno, please enjoy, etc.
73 rin JG1VGX
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 8:40 PM, Martin , LU5DX <lu5dx at lucg.com.ar> wrote:
> It would be very, better said, VERY difficult if not impossible, to
> balance all the situations across the globe.
> For example, here in LU, CX, CE we are certainly not favored at all from
> 160 through 20 meters.
> We can say we are pretty okay in 15, and finally we have a clear advantage
> on 10 meters (in this case, specially when SFI is below 110 and EU/USA
> don't have a solid path on this band that lasts for more than just a few
> On the other hand something really simple like 1 point per mile or
> kilometer for everyone could be really simple to implement. It won't be
> perfect, but at least it will be fairer than the current scoring scheme.
> A distance based scoring system like in Stew Perry Challenge could be
> Vy 73.
> Martin, LU5DX
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:40 PM, Yuri <ve3dz at rigexpert.net> wrote:
> > How about splitting Asia into 4 ?
> >> --
> >> Charly, HS0ZCW
> > Hi Charly.
> > I bet you never thought of it while living in W4, did you? <grin>
> > Okay, after we do that, North America would want to do the same (split at
> > least into East and West), then - Europe - Western and Eastern... Compare
> > UA4 and CU2...Then... How about P4 and LU in South America?
> > Chain reaction.
> > How do you propose to handle this? Are you going to re-write all Contest
> > rules and make all the Logging Software developers to implement major
> > changes into their loggers?
> > Yuri VE3DZ
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