Something to complain about and pains to describe. A few days a year, SSB
down to 7001 and quick responses above 7150 wouldn't seem to add to the
arthritis on 40 and it sure won't cure it. 350+ days a year seems more
than enough time to talk about how old we are getting.
At 11:11 PM 10/30/2006 +0000, Gerard Lynch wrote:
>Pointless argument on the CQ-Contest reflector, No. 1: we are all geriatrics
>and amateur radio in general, and contesting in particlar, is dying.
>Pointless argument on the CQ-Contest reflector, No. 2: I've never heard such
>QRM for CQ World Wide. My, some EVIL people were CQing in the CW band on 40
>and I've never heard such bad QRM on 20.
>Even if we ignore record scores in big contests in recent years isn't there
>something inherently contradictory in these comments?
>Or are radio amateurs only happy when they have something to complain about?
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