[CQ-Contest] No more "QRZed?"

DF3KV at aol.com DF3KV at aol.com
Wed Apr 2 08:52:48 EST 2003

 aa4lr at arrl.net wtote:

> I only spent a few hours in the WPX SSB this weekend, but I was very 
> frustrated with the number of stations who would finish a contest QSO and 
> then simply say: "QRZed?".
> This sort of poor operating technique makes me want to crawl through the 
> radio and throttle the guy on the other end. I wish there were a rule 
> that stated operators had to send their callsign for every QSO, or if 
> they used QRZ, they would have to use it in conjunction with their 
> callsign.
> As a low power operator who spends a lot of time in S & P mode, these 
> operators who refuse to sign until you ask waste everyone's time, 
> including their own.

agreed Bill,

80% of my time in this contest was S&P mode  and I had to wait
2-3 minutes sometimes to find out the callsign!
Another bad behaviour of callers is to use only their last two letters...


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