[CQ-Contest] Re: Dupes

Jan Erik Holm sm2ekm at telia.com
Fri Dec 5 11:43:16 EST 2003

Yes ofcourse, I do ask myself the same, however when
you have a HUGE pileup and rate is 200/hour I can´t
think too much on anything else but trying to get
call signs, atleast during Saturday we had HUGE pile
ups all the time, Sunday was a bit more relaxed (hi).

73 Jim SM2EKM Frango Contest Team

Pete Smith wrote:

> At 06:02 PM 12/4/03 +0000, Dr K Kerr wrote:
>> Hi Jim,
>> If I am getting a lot of dupe calls I ask myself:
>> Is there a bum spot out on me on the cluster?
>> Am I unintelligible....crap signal, sending too fast?
>> Am I not signing often enough?
>> I worked CT9L, dunno if it was you ever as op when I did, and I cannot 
>> answer any of the above questions!!
> If I'm not rare, then when I'm duped by someone the first question I ask 
> myself is "Did he think he was working somebody else?  Was the timing 
> just a little off, or the frequency, or can I hear someone he might have 
> worked instead of me."  Sometimes, admittedly, I don't ask that when the 
> first guy dupes me, but if I suddenly get a flurry, especially on the 
> high bands...
> 73, Pete N4ZR
> The World HF Contest Station Database was updated December 2.
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