[CQ-Contest] CQ-Contest Digest, Vol 150, Issue 6

w7dra at juno.com w7dra at juno.com
Fri Jun 5 22:56:31 EDT 2015

who would even WANT a new radio?

mike w7dra

On Fri, 05 Jun 2015 12:04:09 -0500 (CDT) Ron Notarius W3WN
<wn3vaw at verizon.net> writes:
> Another thing to consider...
> Exactly what does  "1 - 10 place" mean?  What's the context?
> Would this be merely Single Op?  Would there be "old fashioned" and 
> "technologically enhanced" categories?  Power?  Multi-single?
> Or... would this be for SO only, and your power level gives you a 
> multiplier... if so, what are the breakdowns, and what would the 
> multipliers be to "level the playing field"
> OTOH... 
> Considering the disparities that can exist on a given contest 
> weekend -- specifically, considering that propagation may favor one 
> region over others one year, and a different one the next -- would 
> it make more sense to make the prizes regionally based?  
> For example (and this is just one of many possibilities), in a 
> world-wide competition, award rig to the top SO HP & SO LP in NA, 
> SA, EU, AF, AS, and OC?  (Yeah, that's 12 rigs, but this is all 
> theoretical anyway)  

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