[CQ-Contest] Technique for calling DX in contests (fwd)

Trey Garlough trey at kkn.net
Wed Jul 29 15:40:01 EDT 1998

> Its difficult for me to believe that sending the callsign of the station you
> are working is "poor operating technique."  I can imagine several reasons
> why, in this example, W1XYZ would send your call.  Most probably, it is
> so that the stations calling 200 Hz above you and 300 Hz below you aren't
> mistaken into thinking that W1XYZ is working them.  This eliminates one of the
> most common kinds of errors made by run stations - that of working callers
> who are actually qsoing another station that can't be heard by you.
> Or am I missing something?

The part you are missing is the second sentence of the original message:

| K5TR is surfing around on a very uncluttered 10 meters at 18Z calling
| South Americans during CQWW CW and hears a CQ/QRZ type message from a
| capable operator on a clear frequency 

--Trey, N5KO

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