[CQ-Contest] The "?" practice

Healy, Rus RHealy at mdsroc.com
Thu Nov 13 09:50:15 EST 1997

I don't like it when I'm CQing and somebody dumps in a question mark. To
me, that's an abbreviated form of "QRL?," meaning, "If I don't hear
somebody loud CQing here in the next 30 milliseconds, I'm going to take
this frequency."

My reaction is to *immediately* hit F1. Sometimes even this is too slow
to thwart the intruder.

It does wake me up during slow times, though, so I suppose it has some
merit. :')

--73, Rus, NJ2L

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