[CQ-Contest] Competing in the Daylight
jukka.klemola at nokia.com
Thu Oct 13 02:01:32 EDT 2005
Should we encourage the DX to self spot so they would get the pile up?
Or do we say self spotting expedition QSOs are no good for DXCC?
I believe the OF community will vote for the latter.
Younger hams just do not care this minor feature in our hobby.. Or is it
a minor bug?
Please note the cream of the younger hams do not fall for those fake 5nn
without call hustlers who just wanna have some fun.
>From: cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com
>[mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of ext Zack Widup
>Sent: 12 October, 2005 22:15
>To: cq-contest at contesting.com
>Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Competing in the Daylight
>Maybe not in a contest, but someone has been doing that on 40
>CW for years. I still hear it every once in a while. Someone
>shows up and starts handing out "5NN" and gets a pileup and no
>one even knows who they've worked.
>He seems to show up at about 1000-1100Z. I last heard him a
>couple months ago.
>73, Zack W9SZ
>On Wed, 12 Oct 2005, George Fremin III wrote:
>> 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
>> > 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.
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