On 11/21/2013 5:36 PM, David Siddall wrote:
borrow from a recent CQWW thread, should an op be DQed for walking a
"Sunday driver" through the exchange information without requiring
the Sunday drive to perform the difficult task of parrotting back all
5 elements in the requisite order in the same breath? That's the only
foolish result that a mandatory element order would accomplish. Why
would anyone want that in Sweepstakes, which seeks to attract
73, Dave K3ZJ
1. I (and daughter, Miriam, K3MIM) doing sweepstakes ssb from the W3LPL
DX contest station) make a habit of talking "Sunday drivers" through the
exchange in, we hope, a friendly manner, and encourage them to make more
contacts - work on their (5B) WAS or whatever. She, especially, attracts
"Sunday drivers" who want to say hello to a YL.
2. We usually finish up by saying something akin to "so the next person
gets '#2 Alpha <call> <year> <section>'" with appropriate values in the
3. The "hotshots" who skip their call in the exchange, a) often get a
repeat request as I've lost "synchronization" between what I'm hearing
and my typing, and b) perhaps be suitable candidates for DQ.
. Robert F. Teitel, W3IDT .
. W3IDT@arrl.net .
. W3IDT@comcast.net .
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