[CQ-Contest] CQWW is an unfair Contest -- A solutiion!

Steve London n2icarrl at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 13:30:15 EST 2020

On 12/04/2020 11:07 AM, Jack Brindle via CQ-Contest wrote:
> The problem is that the path from the west coast to EU is over the pole, where signals tend to be greatly absorbed. This is unlike the east coast, which has a direct shot to EU.
> Perhaps a better solution would be to treat the members of the EU as a single entity for multi. This would make the situation quite similar to JA, where there are lots of Qs, but just one mult.

Once upon the time, the IARU contest didn't have HQ mults, just zone mults. That 
meant Europe was only 3 zones, not a zillion countries. Then those in charge 
decided that having LU's winning IARU was unfair and added the HQ mults, which 
are just defacto country mults.

Steve, N2IC

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