[CQ-Contest] RE: [WSVHF] VHF Sprints

Ron D. Rossi rrossi at btv.ibm.com
Wed Apr 14 15:37:30 EDT 1999

>>>"Russ Pillsbury" said:
> George Fremin III, mailto:geoiii at kkn.net wrote:
> > Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] RE: [WSVHF] VHF Sprints
> >
> > Russ Pillsbury writes:
> >
> PS: For example, I worked 154 stations on 2 meters this sprint.  The top
> station in this area worked 226 q's.  If we take 150 stations, and work them
> on 6 and 2, and then work half of those stations on 222 and 432, and then
> work half of them on 903 and 1296, we come up with a total of 525 q's in
> just 4 hours.  That's 2.2 qso's per minute including band changes, with no
> time out to drink or pee!  It might be fun to do it once, but it's not my
> idea of a good contest.

Then I suggest you would not like HF contesting :) I have done VERY little VHF 
contesting for the reason you like it.
73 de KK1L...ron (kk1l at arrl.net) <><
QTH: St. Albans, Vermont
My page: http://www.qsl.net/kk1l
I keep a large coffee can by the rig. works fine in a closed shack, but not so 
well on a mountain top.

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