[OhQP-mail] Suggestion for 2015 (Or later) OHQP

Mike Tessmer K9NW fininine at gmail.com
Sat Apr 12 08:26:55 CDT 2014

Separate categories for High Power, Low Power, and QRP already exist.  What
purpose would a power multiplier serve?

Mike K9NW

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 8:50 AM, Hank Greeb <n8xx at arrl.org> wrote:

> I know it's waaaayyyyy too late for 2014 rules change, but...... How about
> a "power multiplier" for the High Power, Low Power, and QRP categories for
> 2017 or 2018 or maybe 2050?  (by 2050 may allow enough time for the OHQP
> committee to consider a change, knowing how long it takes for change to
> happen within Ohio)  And for those who don't recall, this LID lived in Ohio
> for over 40+ years.
> From the New Mexico QSO Party rules, to wit:
> =====================
> 8. Multipliers / Bonuses
> a. Power Multipliers (the highest output power used at any time during the
> contest will determine the power multiplier for all contacts.)
> i. QRP: 5 watts output or less: x5
> ii. Low Power: > 5 - 150 watts output: x2
> iii. High Power: more than 150 watts output: x1
> =====================
> Yes, I know, I know, the hams in Ohio know MUCH BETTER than others
> elsewhere, so we can't learn from them. But I'm a stupid enough LID to not
> understand this axiom of common knowledge of the "Gurus on high" to whom we
> all bow in obsequious sycophancy, never daring to question their omnipotent
> and supreme knowledge and wisdom.
> 72/73 de n8xx Hg
> QRP >99.44% of the time
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