[CQ-Contest] CQWW popularity from EUR Perspective: data

Joe nss at mwt.net
Wed Dec 23 17:06:19 EST 2015

or to help level things out at least the ten districts, then it's really 
close to Canada.

The Original Rolling Ball Clock
Idle Tyme
On 12/23/2015 3:09 PM, KB8N via CQ-Contest wrote:
> Amen.
> I had a two year assignment to Europe in the early 90s, where I held the
> call DA1AM.  Let me tell you, the adrenalin rush from an  almost
> inexhaustable number of multipliers on the low bands made the  contest really
> incredible.  Being that far north, you could sometimes get  some Auroral effect going
> on and pick up the continental mults on teh higher  bands as well.  In any
> case, it provided a deep well of scoring  opportunities throughout the 48
> hour period.
> I've always wondered why we didn't  include states as multipliers when  we
> allow Canadian provinces to be counted.
> Paul K5AF
> In a message dated 12/23/2015 1:37:41 P.M. Central Standard Time,
> jamesdavidcain at gmail.com writes:
>>   >Remember, that there is an incentive for EU's to work each other on the
>   low
>> bands...to a much greater degree than for USA types to work each  other
> (one
>> zone and done).
>>>> That's a PERFECT  example of the problem with current contest scoring
> rules.
>>   >>73, Jim K9YC
>> Just imagine ... if the ARRL DX Contest  counted U.S. states and Canadian
>> provinces as multipliers for U.S.  and Canadian participants. Even if the
>> contacts counted only one  point, or even zero points.
>>   K1TN
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