[CQ-Contest] Packet Pileups

Barry w2up at mindspring.com
Fri Dec 5 18:37:45 EST 2003

On 5 Dec 2003 Mark Beckwith wrote:

> Also, if it is such a big deal, wouldn't a straightforward
> counter-strategy be to delay your jumping on the bandwagon until
> there's a vacant seat?  Any rocket scientists on frequency who can
> confirm this?
> Mark, N5OT

Doesn't seem like rocket science, does it?  But it must be...  For a 
handful, it makes sense, as they know they have the big signals and 
get right through right away.  For the rest of us, it is pretty dumb 
and frustrating way to operate.  There's a reason the category has 
been called single-op distracted...
Barry W2UP

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Barry Kutner, W2UP              Internet: w2up at mindspring.com
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