[CQ-Contest] ARRL 160 and DX Window

Steve London n2ic at arrl.net
Tue Dec 6 11:25:58 EST 2005

Steve.Root at culligan.com wrote:

> More disturbing to me is the attitude of some of the big guns who feel
> they've staked out a frequency and you'd better not use it, even if they're
> gone for extended periods of time.  A certain station in IL did this to me.
> I was on 1823 for almost 10 minutes and had a decent run going  Then he came
> back from his multiplier hunt and just went back to CQing.  Needless to say
> I left but it's still poor operating in my book.

Funny, I had the same experience on 1823, probably with the same 
top-scoring IL station. Since I wasn't putting in a serious effort, and 
he was, I took the attitude "this will hurt you more than it will hurt 
me". After 10 minutes, he moved.

Steve, N2IC

> 73 Steve K0SR

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