[CQ-Contest] Competing in the Daylight

George Fremin III geoiii at kkn.net
Wed Oct 12 11:55:12 EDT 2005

On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 12:49:47AM -0000, David Robbins K1TTT wrote:

> that interesting sometimes.  I had a guest come here one time who just
> wanted to have some fun and warm up on cw for a contest... during the day,
> he got on and without giving his call just started sending reports as fast
> as he could to no one... soon someone called, then another, and another, so
> he started sending reports to them, and more called, and more, after 10
> minutes he turned the keyer speed up as fast as it would go and id'ed and
> send qsl via .... and went right on working the pileup... not only weren't
> there any packet spots for him, but no one even knew who they were working.

Yep - but you know this almost can't be done now.

Almost no one tunes the bands looking for DX anymore.

You can be DX and call CQ for 5 mins and not get an answer.

George Fremin III - K5TR
geoiii at kkn.net

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