[CQ-Contest] Pi Day contest?
tmacon at wi.rr.com
Sun Mar 16 00:27:23 EDT 2014
Good excuse for a contest on a weekday since Pi Day falls on a Monday in
2016. And it would be a good warm-up for the Poisson d'Avril contest.
BTW, Wisconsin QSO Party was on Pi Day in 2010 and it would be again in 2016
if it weren't a leap year.
- Tom, K9BTQ
p.s. Pi to 10000 digits: http://www.joyofpi.com/pi.html
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hank Greeb" <n8xx at arrl.org>
To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Friday, March 14, 2014 3:18 PM
Subject: [CQ-Contest] Pi Day contest?
I'm wondering why there isn't a PI Day contest. There seems to be a
reason to hold a contest for most any other reason.
Pi = 3.14 to two decimal place, so Pi Day is March 14.
Just thing, in two years March 14 will be on 3.1416 (rounded up from
3.141592xxxx). This should be a GRR8 day for a contest, or perhaps a
Sprint of some kind because 3/14/16 is on a Wednesday.
Just thimk about it. Plan ahead. :)
72/73 de n8xx Hg
QRP >99.44% of the time
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