[CQ-Contest] CQWW popularity from EUR Perspective: data
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Wed Dec 23 23:07:44 EST 2015
>From a SE ASIA perspective, "imagine the rush" from working FOUR mults
nearby, if anyone bothers to get on, and a couple hi power JAs.
OOOOOOOH pins and needles.
0000Z is 7AM in my shack, just when dawn wipes out the JA run and leaves me
with a quiet lunch looking at the flat bandcope for five more hours.
These are NA/EU contests, in reality. 73, Charly
On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 5:06 AM, Joe <nss at mwt.net> wrote:
> or to help level things out at least the ten districts, then it's really
> close to Canada.
> Joe WB9SBD
> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
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> On 12/23/2015 3:09 PM, KB8N via CQ-Contest wrote:
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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
>>> bands...to a much greater degree than for USA types to work each other
>>> zone and done).
>>> That's a PERFECT example of the problem with current contest scoring
>>> >>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.
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