[CQ-Contest] Get me the bandplan cops - RTTY on the low endof 40!
ve4xt at mts.net
Mon Feb 12 22:53:14 EST 2007
Funny thing about the Sprint:
The CQer is often NOT the guy who was there first. He simply answered
someone who had just finished an S&P QSO.
So the guy you hear calling CQ is probably just taking it over from someone
who just took it over from someone who just took it over from someone who
In that string of events, who's to say it's the contester at fault? How do
we know it wasn't the non-contester who just planted himself there?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Smith W9WI" <w9wi at earthlink.net>
To: "cq-contest" <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, February 12, 2007 8:38 AM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Get me the bandplan cops - RTTY on the low endof
> On Sun, 2007-02-11 at 20:28, K6VVA wrote:
>> The AWESOME QSY rule was not designed for any disruptive or evil
>> purposes. In fact, the rule has several Virtues:
> I did notice many incidents of Sprinters calling CQ on occupied
> frequencies without so much as a ?. FAR more than in any other contest.
> I will sheepishly admit to having done so twice myself, due to having
> the wrong radio selected. With the frentic pace of Sprint, mistakes in
> general seem a LOT more common.
> I am not convinced all the cases were inadvertent though.
> Doug Smith W9WI
> Pleasant View (Nashville), TN EM66
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