[CQ-Contest] WPX Rumination
w9sz at prairienet.org
Tue Jun 1 23:41:33 EDT 1999
On Tue, 1 Jun 1999, Clive Whelan wrote:
> D'ya know I think you're right. During this contest I finally perfected my
> run technique ( disclaimer, valid only for pop guns). What is it do I hear
> the world clamouring to hear? No?, well I'll tell you all anyway, don't
> even think about it!
> My longest run in WPX was 5 ( yes five) stations from a CQ. That means you
> just have to go S&P. Is that a tad tedious, yes it is. Would I prefer to
> have QRO and even a little tribander, well if you twist my arm, OK then!
> Does that mean I can't be competitive with my peers, of course it doesn't.
> Did I work N4ZR, well wadderya know, yes I did! Thanks for the Q I'm glad I
> caught you before you pulled the switch.
> GW3NJW (2C3NJW in WPX)
I have one of those "pop gun" stations and I do almost entirely S&P in
the contests. The conditions were so good on 15 meters this year though
that it kept me busy with S&P almost the whole time I participated in WPX
I just wish I'd had more time to participate!
73, Zack W9SZ
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