[CQ-Contest] NAQP and 75 Meters

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Wed Feb 1 21:18:10 EST 2006

On Jan 28, 2006, at 4:27 PM, Dale Putnam wrote:

> This whole discussion begs the short, to the point question of:
>   How much serious dxing is actually accomplished during a domestic  
> contest?

Some, I can see -- but probably in the opposite mode!

>   Maybe I have been missing the big dx stations because I don't  
> like the
> self appointed frequency cops covering up what is really intended  
> to be
> heard. Then some of the frequency cops have a specified direction  
> from here,
> and one or more of the antennas, don't listen that direction anyway.

The frequency cops aren't the real dxers. The Real DXers will keep  
quiet and listen, and in doing so, work the DX. (Or so it says in the  
"DX Power" book)

> And, ... yes and,
> What is it that dictates that one simply cannot play nice?

Which was my point exactly. The disgruntled DXers have no right to  
QRM someone in the window, but they do have every right to be unhappy.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!"
             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901

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