[CQ-Contest] Self-spotting in-debth

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Fri Oct 30 18:18:26 EDT 2015

There should be some benefits for living in New England!! 

Dave N1IX

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From: CQ-Contest [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Jim
Sent: Friday, October 30, 2015 3:09 PM
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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Self-spotting in-debth

On Fri,10/30/2015 11:05 AM, Ed Sawyer wrote:
> W2IRT says "In 2015 it's crazy to expect a medium-sized station to 
> spin the knob and operate unassisted if that station wants to have a 
> shot at 2M or 3M. Maybe once, but not any longer. "
> Really?  I operated 2012, 2013, and 2014 SOAB Unassisted LOW POWER and 
> had final scores from 3.9 Million to 4.9 Million points.  I have a 2 
> tower station with both towers 70 ft high.

But you're in W1. That's like stealing candy from a baby in a DX contest
with current scoring rules. Try that from W6 and tell me how easy it is.

73, Jim K9YC
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