[CQ-Contest] J7zeroJ Spots
w2up at mindspring.com
Fri Feb 23 10:27:49 EST 2007
On a related note, too many DX stations avoid IDing, counting on the
packet pileups keeping them going. Personally, I never log a QSO
without hearing the call myself (and I always ask for the call, if it
wasn't given the previous QSO.) I recall one QSO that ignored my
request for ID. He will have a N-I-L from me, unless I worked him later
(in which case I'm in his log twice, and he's in mine once).
Georgek5kg at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 2/21/2007 6:06:55 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> w4zw at comcast.net writes:
> I don't think it has anything to do with copying CW. It has to do with fat
> fingers and guys like me who learned hunt and peck typing. I sometimes hit
> the "O" instead of the "0" in normal operation. Heck, they're right there
> next to each other.
> My 2 cents.
> Actually, there seem to be three contributing factors:
> 1.) Fat fingers typing 0 instead of O
> 2.) Mis-copied callsigns
> 3.) Stations responding to spots without confirming the call with their own
> It would be interesting to know the percentage of each!
> 73, Geo... J7OJ / K5KG
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