[CQ-Contest] Looking at my log

k8gt@twmi.rr.com k8gt at twmi.rr.com
Wed Feb 22 14:00:34 EST 2006

I also use CW-reverse on my TS850 and tune from high end of the band 
That way, I don't keep following the same station all the way up the 
getting beat out for every new mult.  But it is a surprise when someone 
follows me down the band.  :-)

73, Gerry K8GT

----- Original Message -----
From: David Hachadorian <k6ll at adelphia.net>
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 10:21 pm
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Looking at my log

> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tom Frenaye" <frenaye at pcnet.com>
> To: <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 11:12 PM
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Looking at my log
> > When doing search/pounce for QSOs, do most people tune 
> > only one way?  Mostly low to high?   When I tune I like to 
> > hear a new signal starting with a high pitch, the I stop 
> > when it gets close to 450/500 Hz.
> It was the TS-930 that used LSB on cw. I had one too, and 
> now use "cw-reverse" on the TS-850. I also think most people 
> tune from the low end of the band to the high end. I think 
> you get more "collisions" if you are swimming against the 
> main stream. I'm sure everyone likes to tune from high pitch 
> to low pitch, rather than have a station pop right up out of 
> zero beat, and most rigs default to USB.
> Now, all I have to do is figure out why my multiplier in the 
> Sprint is consistently lower than other people who have 
> similar qso totals. Maybe that is the true benefit of so2r, 
> which I don't do in the Sprint.
> Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
> Yuma, AZ 
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