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Mon Apr 17 23:16:54 EDT 1995


>From barry at w2up.wells.com (Barry Kutner)  Tue Apr 18 02:43:03 1995
From: barry at w2up.wells.com (Barry Kutner) (Barry Kutner)
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 95 01:43:03 GMT
Subject: Bouvet Split Technique
Message-ID: <giaq4c2w165w at w2up.wells.com>

JFSINGER at delphi.com writes:

> I heard the Bouvet ops doing this on 10 meter CW back in 1990.  They were on
> 28.005 or so, with a massive pileup that extended beyond 28.070. I called
> them for an hour and never heard one station they worked. Then I heard them
> send "87" at about 45 wpm. What did that mean? I called them once or twice
> on 28.087 and put them in the log. 
>      I listened to them fish out the few stations calling them on '87, and
> they again called out a frequency that was far from the core of the pileup.
>    I wondered about the ethics of this practice. Unless you figured out what
> they were doing, you had zero chance of working them.

I think it's great what they did. What does ethics have to do with 
anything? It it more ethical to join the mass of mindless idiots calling 
non-stop? It gives the sharp operator a chance to take advantage of his 
Reminds me of a big pileup a while back when ZL1AMO was somewhere, I 
called him down 2 with a wet noodle in the attic and got right through.


Barry N. Kutner, W2UP       Usenet/Internet: barry at w2up.wells.com
Newtown, PA                 Packet Radio: W2UP @ WB3JOE.#EPA.PA.USA.NA
                            Packet Cluster: W2UP >K2TW (FRC)

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