[CQ-Contest] 12 hours rest and 30 minute rule in 10 meter contest

K4SB hamcat at directvinternet.com
Mon Dec 16 19:33:24 EST 2002

Larry N7DF wrote:
> Isn't this kind of beating a dead dog (er band)?
> Is there anywhere in the world where ten meters is open 36 out of the 48 hours?

Yes, during sunspot peaks, around the equator, and with that "biggie"
we had in 55-56, it was open all the time. What convinced me to go to
SSB was the priviledge of listening to an all continental QSO where
every one of the parties was hearing each other.

Should have stuck to CW...


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