Javier and all.... I am sick of citing things I have actually personally
done and have people on the reflectors tell me that somehow they have ESP
and just are sure I could not have done that. In my story herein, I
ACTUALLY DID use an antenna within the legal rule site for my experiment.
I took the "lie" out of my nickname, Charlie, and am now Charly. 73
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:31 PM, Javier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Charly, if you are really using an antenna of your farm, I don't think
> that you can listen anything while your partner is transmiting. The only
> way to do that is to use, as you have said, a REMOTE antenna, and I think
> that it's forbidden, at least in all the contests I've ever Known.
> However, if you are really using an antenna of your farm, and despite the
> fact that you won't be able to listen when you parthner is TXing, you'll be
> able to help him catching callsigns that he couldn't listen because of the
> pileup or because of his main antenna beam direction. I think that there
> are many contest-logger programs that gives you the posibility of doing
> that with the proper setup of your station as a support station of the main
> one. I've done this in a dxpedition with Wintest, and it helped me a lot to
> reaching high rates, because you don't lose any change asking for
> callsigns. With this config, your partner could see what you have heard in
> his main screen as if it was the cluster window, and then he'll have his
> chance to use what you have heard if he hadn't listened a full callsign.
> To put it briefly, I also like being supported or just trying to help
> supporting the main station, but in my case, we don't have many people in
> our team so that we could do this. I hope one day...
> Javier Gómez, EA5AER
> (EA5KM team on CQ-WW-CW-2013)
> > Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 02:51:39 +0700
> > From: email@example.com
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: [CQ-Contest] Why and why not do this?
> > At a huge contest station I did this....... Ten meters was my mult
> > assignment but it was dead, really dead. So, bored and using a remote 40
> > meter antenna, I listened to the 15 meter run station and heard the
> > calling in while the Run Op was transmitting.
> > However, because there were fewer callers while the Run Op was
> > transmitting, I could copy their call signs. I did and passed a paper
> > to the Run Op who could then call the next station without the Run Op
> > having to listen at all. Because of my giving him a caller, he could
> > to the next guy immediately, not even needing to say QRZ.
> > The Run Op did this for ten or so exchanges and was working very fast
> > because he never had to listen through the pile, only listen for the
> > guy's exchange and then call the next guy with no pause.
> > Run Op did not like me and stopped doing this, but I saw clearly how
> > a system this is. Has anyone else tried it?
> > --
> > Charly, HS0ZCW
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