"Is the frequency in use?" or "QRL?"

JPontek at aol.com JPontek at aol.com
Fri Jul 21 09:25:48 EDT 1995

QRL? Is THIS frequency in use? The next thing that happens is an op from 1
KHz away says yes, because his RX is very wide. I f he moves to my frequency,
I might hear him, if he is still 1 KHz away, NADA. I agree with Fred, dump it
in and go for it. The best signal wins! If you don't have the best signal,
better work on it for the next contest, in the mean time, go find a weaker
dog and take his food. This is a contest,  isn't? You are there to make the
most contects, right?  If I listen on a frequency with a 250 Hertz band width
and hear nothing, I'm dumping it in.  If you went to pee, you lost it. Keep a
water tight waste basket close!  Go for it Fred, and I'll be right behind ya!

73, K8Joe"Palooka"
jpontek at aol.com

PS I wish I had spent more time with Len when I was stationed at Andrews. He
was our CHOP back in '62-'65 at the 2045th Comm Gp.

>From barry at w2up.wells.com (Barry Kutner)  Fri Jul 21 13:14:31 1995
From: barry at w2up.wells.com (Barry Kutner) (Barry Kutner)
Date: Fri, 21 Jul 95 12:14:31 GMT
Subject: Getting RUFZ
Message-ID: <we7k9c5w165w at w2up.wells.com>

Thanks for all the replies regarding by mail being bounced from the RUFZ 
site. About 1/3 of replies said they also had mail bounced. And several 
kind fellows forwarded a copy to me. Thanks to all that took the time and 
Perhaps one of the forwarding sites was down for a while, so to those 
that got bounced, suggest you try again.


Barry N. Kutner, W2UP       Internet: barry at w2up.wells.com
Newtown, PA                 Packet Radio: W2UP @ WB3JOE.#EPA.PA.USA.NA
                            Packet Cluster: W2UP >WB2R (FRC)

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