[CQ-Contest] A CW Contest Do-list [was: CW Accuracy]

Dale Putnam daleputnam at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 13 18:29:39 EDT 2006

Said as a true contestor, with the larger picture in mind. --...   ...--Dale - WC7S in Wy

> Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2006 21:47:26 +0000> From: k8dd at arrl.net> To: k4ww at arrl.net> CC: cq-contest at contesting.com> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] A CW Contest Do-list [was: CW Accuracy]> > Shelby Summerville wrote:> > W2EV wrote: "Do match the sending speed of the slowest QSO participant> >    a. Do respond to a CQ at the same or slower speed> >    b. Do respond to a reply to your CQ at the same or> >       slower speed"> >> >> > Before all the "serious" CWers advise me to "practice, practice, and then> > practice some more", in order to increase my CW speed, remember:  "this is> > my station, and I am able to choose my operating style"! If "my" style isn't> > the same as "your" style, if I call you, it is my responsibility to adjust> > "my" style to "your" style. > I'm not sure I totally agree with that.  If you sit there for a few > minutes trying to> figure out my call when I'm CQing at 30 or more wpm and drop your call at> 25 wpm ........> I'm going to respond to you at about 25 wpm because I want a good QSO in> both logs.   I probably want that QSO just as much as you want it, if > not more!> > 73    Hank    K8DD> _______________________________________________> CQ-Contest mailing list> CQ-Contest at contesting.com> http://lists.contesting.com/mailman/listinfo/cq-contest
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