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

Charles Harpole hs0zcw at gmail.com
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.
OOOOH goosebumps.

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.
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> 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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