[CQ-Contest] ARRL 10m mult strategy

Lee Hiers aa4ga at contesting.com
Fri Dec 17 18:19:38 EST 1999

On 17 Dec 99, at 20:10, K4SB wrote:

> > > I do wonder if sometimes the 'so-called' unassisted stations are using
> > the
> > > cluster in some passive way. I have heard SOAB stations running, and then
> > I
> > > suddenly hear them in a pile up on the same band. How did they know?
> > 
> > Sometimes they just know!
> > 
> > If one spends some time on the bands here and there outside of the
> > contests, one will learn how the bands "work."
> > 
> > It's frequently referred to as experience.
> > 
> > 73, Mike K9NW
> It is also relatively simple to merely monitor a packet cluster
> without being connected.

Sure it is, but that would be against the rules if used for multiplier 
spotting, and I think Mike's point is that it is possible for a good 
experienced operator to end up in all these pileups without the benefit of 
packet.  Some of these guys are on completely different operating planes from 
us mere mortals...legally.

73 de Lee

Lee Hiers
Cornelia, GA

aa4ga at contesting.com

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