[CQ-Contest] Packet Cluster Practices

Simon Pearson lists+1 at attenuate.org
Mon Oct 3 09:12:40 EDT 2005

On Sun, Oct 02, 2005 at 21:12 -0700, Alan Zack wrote:
> Yes, for sure.  What I really hate is people reporting they DON'T hear
> the DX!
> > From: "Richard Zalewski" <dick.w7zr at gmail.com> When did we start
> > using the packet cluster as an instant messenger? It is really
> > getting old with posts like "when is he going to be on this band?"
> > and posting it with the dx call. There is entirely too much chit
> > chat for the spotting part of the cluster. People who want to chat
> > should use talk, instant messaging, or the telephone.

I'll second that.  Why do I want to know if one can't hear the DX?  Why
does anybody want to know such pointless information?  "NW QRT" spots
also get on my nerves *grumble*


Simon Pearson M0CLW
WWYC #452 | G6PZ CG

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