[CQ-Contest] Poor QualitySignals
k5iid at ntelos.net
Thu Dec 12 02:54:22 EST 2002
At 14:25 11-12-02 +0000, Allan & Bridget wrote:
>There is no doubt the guys that S&P will come out looking like saints and
>the best contesters will get their names smeared in the mud..........
Who is to say who are or aren't the best contesters? A big station
doesn't necessarily equate to best the best contester.
I really think it would be a shame if the "BEST" contesters had to resort
to poor quality signals either on CW or SSB to
win. If they do, then I want no part of that game!
I don't run very often and usually do just search and pounce simply
because I don't have the big hardware these days to draw a
crowd. I have in the past however. In my "run" days, I have often had
S&Pers call that had a terrible signal. And is my norm,
I told them about it too.
I usually tell any body, any time, they have a bad signal
The guys that win no doubt have big, good hardware. They also have an
extraordinary amount of talent as well.
Would that I had that talent!!
Maybe I can be just like some of them when I grow up!
Let's just call it like it is. If a so called big gun sounds like
dung...then no matter how much spin you put on
it, it's still a bad sounding signal and he should be told about it.
It is however imperative that you are not the one causing his signal to
Got the suit on.
73, Tom K5IID
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