Re: How about DXCC honor Roll for everyone


Steven Rutledge
 

Hugh, what is your address?  I'm coming to your house!!!!!

Steve, N4JQQ, DXAC, Delta

On 9/2/2020 10:16 AM, Hugh Valentine wrote:

6M remote

Right, I agree.  I worked 67 on 6  using 50w in 3 seasons with CW and SSB,  FT8 came along, I put up a stealth 6 ele at 20’ and now I am at 110 countries…I decoded but did not get another 14 this season.  Those would be in the log had I used Remote on both coasts…Come on…I’m certain you would agree. I would have felt less was accomplished using remotes.  I have sat at my HOA restricted QTH and through persistence and skill and am very proud of that accomplishment.  I would not be as proud(my personal thing) using someone else’s gear, time, money, work, equipment  anywhere within 3,119,884.69 square miles and get a bigger total.  I did mine on 1.56 Ac in a restricted environment…even worked E5 with a dipole and his signal was in/out in 15 seconds…Quick QSO, but I am a Ham O-Holic and readily admit it-  Kinda proud of it actually….a DXCC which would allow me to use a remote anywhere and/or EME to get those totals would diminish the value of doing it on my little lot.

 

I’ve had 23 Acres and 9 towers but I actually like the challenge now with wires….”A man who chops his own wood is twice warmed”

Remoting  would be fish in a barrel on 6M.  EME, if you man it yourself + remoting anywhere within 3,119,884.69 square miles…if that ain’t shooting Fish I don’t know what it is…ain’t easy, but has no comparison to a single location.

 

DXCC 160 and 6M are very affected by allowing home and remote use.  Easier is an understatement when it comes to those two bands especially.

 

Val

 

 

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From: Steven R Daniel, D.D.S.
Sent: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:51 AM
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That is not correct Val. Between RHR and my 9 elements at 80’ I spent hours and hours on 6 during the E season this year. The net result? Four new entities, getting me up to about 127 or so.

It’s not fish in a barrel by friend!

Steve

 

From: ARRL-Awards@... [mailto:ARRL-Awards@...] On Behalf Of Hugh Valentine
Sent: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 9:29 AM
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Minimal

 

Val

 

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From: Jack Roberts - KD9OPV
Sent: Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:00 AM
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Ben and Val,


You do realize that it still takes effort and skill to earn a DXCC via a remote right? It’s not like getting a subscription to a remote radio service comes with a free DXCC and honor roll, that would be crazy. Oh and the superstations comments, why don’t we ban everyone who uses over 10w and anything better than a dipole 15ft off the ground? Isn’t that what you want? To level the playing field?

Respectfully,
Jack KD9OPV

 

 

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