[CQ-Contest] ARRL DX contest and Low power

Barry w2up at comcast.net
Wed Feb 18 16:53:32 EST 2015


I agree with you.  I'll be on either 15 or 20 SB/LP, depending on condx 
the next few days, and although I certainly won't be competitive from 
the western US, it's nice to be able to compare apples with apples in 
the results.

Barry W2UP(/0)

On 2/18/2015 14:18, rob wrote:
> Hi All
>         Well once again ARRL  DX Contest is coming up and once again I am
>         wishing they had Low power category for single band operators.
>          Now that I am getting into those advanced years ( age 67 
> Friday ) a
>         full time effort in all bands is getting harder and harder.  
> Now a full time
>         effort on a single band is still simple, but I still compete 
> against those
>         using high power.  I am sure I am not the only person who is 
> in this
>         situation.  Some other major contest are able to see there way to
>         implement low power entrants into the results.  I would be 
> even happy to
>         see just a little star after the call results line to 
> distinguish the difference
>         in power.  And yes I know too many categories reduce the
>         value of a win.  Anyone else care to voice an opinion ?
>             73 BoB WA1FCN
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