[CQ-Contest] How frequent to ID? Every QSO? No way!

Doug Smith W9WI w9wi at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 19 08:22:48 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 23:54, Eric Hilding wrote:
> Doug, VE5RA wrote:
>  > power operator stated not iding every QSO gives the weaker calling
>  > stations a chance to work the 'DX' in a smaller pile-up.  Bullying your
> ...
> QRP & Low Power ops get a break in the final scores, NOT in the pile-ups 
> themselves.  All the more reason why these ops need be smarter at 
> "out-operating" the "bullies" (as I think you are referring to the 
> High-Power entry class ops).

Indeed, arguably IDing every QSO makes it *easier* for the low-power and
QRP ops.  By removing from the pileup those competing stations who've
already worked the DX.  
Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View (Nashville), TN  EM66

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