[amsat-bb] Re: FD Mess
kc6uqh at cox.net
Mon Jun 27 21:32:19 PDT 2011
The ARRL maintains that because they do not give awards it is not a contest.
But like a duck they publish the scores with earned bonus points. Same
deception we get from politicians that are also East of the Hudson!
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Behalf Of Joe
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2011 4:23 PM
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Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: FD Mess
I know the ARRL says it is not a contest. but if you believe that I
have a lovely swamp in Arizona to sell you.
I know many clubs that it is a MAJOR contest for them and some it's the
onluy one they enter in.
The Original Rolling Ball Clock
On 6/27/2011 1:21 PM, Nigel Gunn wrote:
> A bigger FD problem is that FD is advertised as a chance to demonstrate
> your emergency comms ability to Joe Public.
> FD is NOT a contest so why are points and bonuses involved at all?
> On 27/06/11 19:13, Bill Acito W1PA wrote:
>> I think we have to let go of the mantra that "any use of the bandwidth is
good use" with respect to "encouraging more satellite activity". Wasn't
that the original intent of the "100 point bonus" items? To encourage
specific activities - traffic handling, promotion, emergency power, etc.
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